PSPC Worship Service

The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
March 5, 2017 - 10:00 AM Service
1st Sunday in Lent
Liturgical Color: Purple
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Pre-Service Music Praise Band

Welcoming Rev. Christine Dickerson

Life of the Church Elder Morella Larsen

Passing of the Peace My Peace (As we return to our seats.)  Congregation

Prelude Special Music  Praise Band

* Call to Worship One: My heart is steadfast, O God; Many: I will sing and make music with all my soul. One: Awake, harp and lyre! I will awaken the dawn. ALL: I will sing of you among the peoples, for great is your love!

* Opening Hymn When Morning Gilds the Skies  Hymn #667 (1,3,4)

Prayer of Adoration & Confession (unison)
As we begin our Lenten walk, we give thanks and praise to you, our God, for the gift of your son, Jesus: for the waters of the Jordan where he was baptized, for the Living Water that finds us, always, even in a desert of our own making. His journey is the heart of our lives, and we are filled with joy and hope as we journey toward Jerusalem. Forgive us when we stumble along the way, our promises forgotten. Lift us when we reach for your hem, longing to be healed by your love. Redeem us, let us be washed clean, our sin destroyed by the victory of the Cross. We pray in Jesus' name, Amen.

(A moment for silent reflection)

Assurance of Pardon Hear the good news! In Christ, we are forgiven! In Christ, we have new life!
Who is in a position to condemn? Only Christ, and Christ died for us, was risen for us, and reigns in power over us, Sisters and brothers hear this good news. Through Christ we are forgiven and reconciled with the Creator of all.

* Singing Gloria Patri  Hymn #623

What Wondrous Love Is This  Hymn #215 (1)

Choral Preparation Gracious Spirit, Heed Our Pleading  Choir

Prayers of the People & Lord's Prayer
Our Father who art in Heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors, and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the Kingdom and the power and the glory, forever. Amen.

Anthem You Gave Me Love  Choir

Prayer for Illumination .
Lord, open our hearts and minds by the power of your Holy Spirit, that as the Scriptures are read and your Word is proclaimed, we may hear with joy what you say to us today. Amen

Psalter Lesson Psalm 32  Elder Morella Larsen

Hebrew Testament Genesis 2: 15-17, 3: 1-7 

Song of Preparation Under His Wings  Choir

Gospel Lesson Matthew 4: 1-11 

New Testament Romans 5: 12-19 

Pastor: "The Word of the Lord." People: "Thanks be to God."

Sermon The Victory Starts Now  Rev. Christine Dickerson

The Apostles’ Creed 
I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord; who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried; he descended into hell; the third day he rose again from the dead; he ascended into heaven, and sitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty; from thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead. I believe in the Holy Ghost, the holy catholic church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen

Morning Tithes and Offerings

Offertory Special Music  Praise Band

* Doxology Congregation

* Prayer of Dedication

Hymn of Preparation Here I Am, Lord  Hymn # 69 (all)

Invitation Rev. Christine Dickerson

The Great Thanksgiving

Breaking of the Bread

Communion of the People

Prayer after Communion

* A Challenge to Go Forth

* A Singing Response May Your Presence Go With Us  Congregation
If Your presence doesn’t go with us, We don’t want to leave this place
Lord we need You near, As we go from here, To Lead us by Your love and grace.
May Your presence fill us every day, May Your Spirit lead the way
Lord to You we call, Let Your glory fall, And may Your presence go with us.
Let Your glory fall, And may Your presence go with us.
Go with us.

* Benediction

Postlude Praise band

* Gathering for Fellowship in Fellowship Hall

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Romans 5: 12-19
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