PALM SPRINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
March 10, 2019 - 10:00 AM Service1st Sunday in Lent
Liturgical Color: Purple
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|Pre-Service Music||Praise Band|
|Welcoming||Rev. Christine Dickerson|
|Life of the Church||Deacon David Smith|
|Passing of the Peace||My Peace (As we return to our seats.)||Congregation|
|Prelude||His Eye Is On The Sparrow||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|
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||What Wondrous Love Is This||Hymn #215 (1)|
|Choral Preparation||Lord, Listen to Your Children Praying||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||In The Garden||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 91: 1-2, 9-12, 14-16. (Unison)||Deacon David Smith|
|Hebrew Testament||Deuteronomy 26: 1-11|
|Song of Preparation||O Lamb of God||Hymn #555 (twice)|
|Gospel Lesson||Luke 4: 1-13|
|Pastor: "The Word of the Lord." People: "Thanks be to God."|
|Sermon||Without A Doubt||Rev. Christine Dickerson|
|* In Response||Jesus Walked This Lonesome Valley||(On Screen)|
|Morning Tithes and Offerings|
|Offertory||I'm In This Church||Praise Band|
|* Prayer of Dedication|
|Dedication of Pledges|
|* A Challenge to Go Forth|
|* A Singing Response||Let There Be Peace on Earth||Congregation|
|* Gathering for Fellowship in Fellowship Hall|