PSPC Worship Service

PALM SPRINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
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April 13, 2017 -  7:00 PM Service
Maundy Thursday
Liturgical Color: Purple
 
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Prelude He Never Said A Mumbalin' Word  Praise Band

Call to Worship Leader: We gather to remember; People: An act of holy deliverance; Leader: An example of humble service; People: A meal of redemptive memories; Leader: A command to love. All: So gathered, so remembering, let us worship God. Rev. Sara McCurdy

Opening Hymn Jesu, Jesu, Fill Us With Your Love  Hymn # 203 (all)

Prayer of Invocation

Anthem Lamb of God  Choir

Prayer of Confession
God of mercy and grace, your table is spread before us and we remember. We remember the love of your Son who washed the feet of the one who would betray him. We remember the love of your Son who broke bread and whose body was broken. We remember the love of your Son and cannot bear the reality of our sin. We are not worthy to be at table or to be served, yet your Son welcomes us and serves us. Forgive us and help us remember our Savior who was broken that we might be made whole.

Declaration of Forgiveness Leader: Jesus is the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world. His mercy is everlasting. Receive His forgiveness and be at peace. Amen.

Sung Response Just As I Am, without One Plea  Hymn #442 (all)

Hebrew Reading Exodus 12: 1-17 

Gospel Reading John 13: 12-17, 31b-35 

Meditation Rev. Sara McCurdy

The Offering Jesus Thou Joy of Loving Hearts  Alex Danson & Praise Band

Hymn of Preparation An Upper Room Did Our Lord Prepare  Hymn #202 (all)

Invitation to the Lord’s Table Rev. Sara McCurdy

Great Thanksgiving (Responsively) The Lord be with you. And also with you, Lift up your hearts. We lift them to the Lord. Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. It is right to give our thanks and praise. It is truly right and our greatest joy to give you thanks and praise, O Lord our God, creator and ruler of the universe....(minister continues) ....joining our voices with the celestial choirs and with all the faithful of every time and place, who forever sing to the glory of your name: The people respond: Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of power and might, heaven and earth are full of your glory. Hosanna in the highest. Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. Hosanna in the highest. The minister continues: You are holy, O God of majesty, and blessed is Jesus Christ, your Son, our Lord,....(minister continues) ....Accept this our sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving as a living and holy offering of ourselves, that our lives may proclaim the One crucified and risen. The people respond: Great is the mystery of faith: According to his commandment: Christ has died, We remember his death, Christ is risen, we proclaim his resurrection, Christ will come again. we await his coming in glory.

Lord’s Prayer

Breaking of the Bread

Communion of the People (received in silence)

Prayer after Communion (in unison)
God of grace, your Son Jesus Christ
left us this holy meal of bread and wine
in which we share his body and blood.
May we who have celebrated this sign of his great love
show in our lives the fruits of his redemption;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and forever.
Amen,

Closing Hymn In the Cross of Christ I Glory  Hymn #213 (all)

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Prelude
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Praise Band
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