PALM SPRINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
February 17, 2019 - 4:00 PM Service6th Sunday after Epiphany
Liturgical Color: Green
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|Pre-Service Music||Praise Band|
|Welcoming||Rev. Christine Dickerson|
|Life of the Church||Deacon Dr. Mwanza Furaha|
|Passing of the Peace||My Peace (As we return to our seats.)||Congregation|
|Prelude||Come, Holy Spirit||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||O For A Thousand Tongues||Hymn # 610 (1,2,4)|
|Prayer of Adoration & Confession (unison)|
God of grace and glory, our hearts are made glad by being part of your creation. We find happiness in service, in family and friendships, and in the amazing diversity of our neighbors. Your world is without limits, and each new day offers a chance of a new beginning, of hope where there may have been none, or joy that will replace sadness. In you, nothing is impossible and we can look forward with confidence to tomorrow. Forgive us our sins, dear God, help us be better in how we live, more forgiving in our love, and more understanding of those who are different. Remind us that we are part of your whole, and need each other, and need you most of all. You are our strength and our vision and we give thanks in the name of the Christ. 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.
|Gloria Patri||Hymn #581|
|* Praise Hymn||Kum bah Ya||Hymn #472 (all)|
|Choral Preparation||Hear Our Prayer, O Lord||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||God is Good, All the Time||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 1 (In Unison)||Deacon Dr. Mwanza Furaha|
|Hebrew Testament||Jeremiah 17: 5-10|
|Song of Preparation||Just A Closer Walk With Thee||Hymn #835 (1&2)|
|Gospel Lesson||Luke 6: 17-26|
|Pastor: "The Word of the Lord." People: "Thanks be to God."|
|Sermon||Choices||Rev. Christine Dickerson|
|* In Response||He||On Screen (1,2,4)|
|Morning Tithes and Offerings|
|Offertory||It Is No Secret||Praise Band|
|* Prayer of Dedication|
|* A Challenge to Go Forth|
|* A Singing Response||May Your Presence Go With Us||Congregation|
|* Gathering for Fellowship in Fellowship Hall|