Our Worship

Live Services

  •     The Sufferer Exalted - AM July 3, 2022
    • MORNING WORSHIP 10:30 A.M.
    • *Apostolic Greeting & Call to Worship
    • *Hymn 219 (TPH) O Worship the King
    • Prayer of Invocation
    • Prayer of Confession (See below)
    • Assurance of Pardon
    • *Hymn 378 (TPH) Look, Ye Saints, the Sight Is Glorious
    • Prayer for Illumination
    • Old Testament Reading - Genesis 41 (p. 34)
    • Psalm 2B (Trinity Psalter Hymnal)
    • New Testament Reading - Hebrews 2:5-18 (p. 1001)
    • Sermon - The Sufferer Exalted
    • *Hymn 285 (TPH) Hail, Thou Once Despised Jesus!
    • Pastoral Prayer
    • Tithes and Offerings
    • *Hymn 729 All Things Are Thine
    • *Hymn 376 (TPH) The Head That Once Was Crowned
    • *Benediction
    • * Hymn 566 (TPH) Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
    • A Prayer of Confession
    • O Lord our God, Light of the blind and Strength of the weak; hear us as we cry from the depths. Help us to turn and seek You, for when we confess our sins to You and cast ourselves upon Your mercy, You, the Lord who made us, remake us and comfort us. Amen.
    • The Lord’s Prayer
    • Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory, forever. Amen.
    • The Apostles’ Creed
    • I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth. I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, and born of the Virgin Mary. He suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried; he descended into hell. The third day he rose again from the dead. He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of God the Father Almighty. From there he will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen.
  •     Repentance Unto Life - PM July 3, 2022
    • *Apostolic Greeting & Call to Worship
    • *Hymn 166 (TPH) You Who His Temple Throng
    • *Prayer of Invocation
    • Hymn 176 (TPH) O Thou That Hear'st When Sinners Cry
    • Confession of Faith - Heidelberg Catechism Q. 88-90 (p. 888)
    • Prayer for Illumination
    • Scripture Reading - Joel 2 (p. 761)
    • Sermon - Repentance Unto Life
    • *Hymn 180 (TPH) Kind and Merciful God, We Have Sinned
    • Prayer of Intercession and The Lord’s Prayer
    • Offering
    • *The Apostles’ Creed (see back)
    • *Hymn 572 (TPH) Gloria Patri
    • The Lord’s Supper
    • *Hymn 198 (TPH) Let Thy Blood in Mercy Poured
    • *Benediction
    • *Hymn 158 (TPH) All Praise to Thee, My God, This Night (1&6)

Past Services

God himself initiates, perfects and receives the worship that the Church offers to him.

Through Jesus Christ by the Holy Spirit, God our Father calls us to himself, speaking to us through his Word which he confirms by his sacraments, and granting us the gifts of faith, repentance and love by which we may respond appropriately. Worship is a gift from God, a fruit of our salvation, a foretaste of heaven, the primary means through which God instructs his people in the truth as well as a culmination of the knowledge of God (cf. Ps 27:4; 63:1-2; 73:17; 84:10).

Therefore, we draw near to God in a manner appropriate to how God has drawn near to make of us a people for his name: our worship is Trinitarian, scriptural, responsive, reverent and full of joy.


God made himself known to us through his Son Jesus Christ, by the power of the Holy Spirit. There is no other way to come to the Father. Therefore, we worship the Father together with the Son and the Holy Spirit, one God and Savior forever.


The worship of the triune God is a participation in God's revelation concerning himself. Worship is an expression of theological conviction, not a product of imagination or a matter of taste. The Bible, given through holy men by God's Spirit, brings to our remembrance the acts of God our Father and his will for us in our Lord Christ Jesus. The word of God is a living and transforming power, and is intended by God to pervade the thoughts and to direct the desires of his people, to equip us for all of life. These holy scriptures fill our sermons, our prayers and our songs.


Worship is a communion of the triune God with his people. When his servants preach to his people, when they administer the sacraments of baptism and the Lord's Supper, it is God's word they are to speak, and they perform the visible aspect of God's invisible actions. When the people respond with thankful singing, earnest prayer, and cheerful giving, it is God working in them both to will and to do these things because it pleases him to draw us to himself.

Reverent and Joyful

Because God is holy we approach him in repentance, with reverence and awe. Our services are orderly, oriented toward God, and acknowledge that we are brought together in worship by the Holy Spirit. The joy that belongs to knowing this Lord and Savior is both solemn and very full indeed.

We also offer an excellent and safe nursery to assist families.

First Orthodox Presbyterian Church — Portland, Oregon
Summer Schedule: Address:

Sunday School:   Resumes in Sept
Sunday Morning: 10:30 am
Sunday Evening: 6:00 pm

8245 NE Fremont Street
Portland, Oregon 97220

Phone: 503-253-0695
Valid XHTML 1.0!