PSPC Worship Service

PALM SPRINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
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August 13, 2017 - 10:00 AM Service
10th Sunday after Pentecost
Liturgical Color: Green
 
Play the whole Service:

Pre-Service Music Praise Band

Welcoming Rev. Sara McCurdy

Life of the Church Elder Christine Lutke

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

Prelude Special Music  Praise Band

* Call to Worship Leader: After the wind, the earthquake, the fire, People: let us hear what the Lord will speak. Leader: Jesus says, Take heart, it is I; do not fear. People: Rejoice, the Word of God is near!

* Opening Hymn I Love to Tell the Story  Hymn #462 (all)

Prayer of Adoration & Confession (unison)
Lord Jesus, we call upon you. Save us!
We are intimidated by our circumstances, distracted from your purposes, drowning in doubts and fears. Lord Jesus, who searches our hearts, lift us from sin and help us to walk with you in faith, humility, and brotherly and sisterly love. Amen.

(A moment for silent reflection)

Assurance of Pardon
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

Lord, the Light of Your Love is Shining  Hymn #192 (all)

Choral Preparation Sweet, Sweet Spirit  On Screen

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 Because He Lives  solo by Caryl Williamson

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 105: 1-6, 16-22, 45b (Unison)  Elder Christine Lutke

Hebrew Scripture Genesis 37: 1-4, 12-28 

Song of Preparation Teach Me Thy Way, O Lord  On Screen

Gospel Lesson Matthew 14: 22-33 

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

Sermon Stepping Out in Faith  Rev. Sara McCurdy

* In Response Give to the Winds Thy Fears  Hymn #815 (all)

Morning Tithes and Offerings

Offertory Special Music  Praise Band

* Doxology Congregation

* Prayer of Dedication

* A Challenge to Go Forth

* A Singing Response May Your Presence Go With Us  Congregation

* Benediction

Postlude Praise band

* Gathering for Fellowship in Fellowship Hall

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November 19, 2017, 10:00 AM
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