PSPC Worship Service

The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
May 14, 2017 - 10:00 AM Service
5th Sunday of Easter
Mother’s Day
Liturgical Color: White
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Pre-Service Music Praise Band

Welcoming Rev. Sara McCurdy

Life of the Church Elder Kay Chabot

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

Prelude Special Music  Praise Band

* Call to Worship One: Praise the Lord from the heavens; Many: Praise him in the heights above. One: Praise God, sun and moon, praise him, all you shining stars. ALL: Praise the Lord from the earth, let all of Creation, Praise!

* Opening Hymn Majesty  see screen (all)

Prayer of Adoration & Confession (unison) Elder Kay Chabot
We thank you, loving God, for what we know and what we have yet to know. For the amazing beauty of this world, for the infinite stars, for the renewal of spring, for the flower that buds, then blooms. We pray that in our lives our hearts will open like the flower, and we will understand and demonstrate your love. When we fail to love, we pray that you will forgive us our sin, and that the balm of your Grace will lead us to the friend, the stranger, to our very selves, so that your desire for all your people will be realized; that we are One in you, O God. We ask in Jesus’ name, Amen.

(A moment for silent reflection)

Assurance of Pardon Elder Kay Chabot
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

O God, You Are My God  Hymn #743 (all)

Choral Preparation Sweet Hour of Prayer  Choir

Prayers of the People & Lord's Prayer Rev. Sara McCurdy
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 Christ Lives in Me  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 31: 1-5, 15-16 (unison)  Elder Kay Chabot

New Testament Acts 7: 55-60  Elder Kay Chabot

Song of Preparation Spirit of the Living God  Choir

Gospel Lesson John 14: 1-14  Rev. Sara McCurdy

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

Sermon Abiding with Christ  Rev. Sara McCurdy

* In Response Faith Begins By Letting Go  Hymn #684 (all)

Morning Tithes and Offerings Rev. Sara McCurdy

Offertory Mother's Day  solo by Jim DeHart

* Doxology Congregation

* Prayer of Dedication Rev. Sara McCurdy

* A Challenge to Go Forth Rev. Sara McCurdy

* A Singing Response Let There Be Peace on Earth  Congregation

* Benediction Rev. Sara McCurdy

Postlude Praise band

* Gathering for Fellowship in Fellowship Hall

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10:00 AM
Mother’s Day
Gathering to Worship God
Pre-Service Music
Praise Band
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