PSPC Worship Service

PALM SPRINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
April 28, 2019 - 10:00 AM Service
2nd Sunday of Easter
Liturgical Color: White
 

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Pre-Service Music Praise Band

Welcoming Rev. Christine Dickerson

Life of the Church Elder Kay Chabot

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

Prelude Bind Us Together  Praise Band

* Call to Worship
One: We gather to give thanks for God

* Opening Hymn Morning Has Broken  Hymn #664 (all)

Prayer of Adoration & Confession (unison)
We come to you, O God, filled with the glory of Easter, in awe at the gift that has been given. Our lives were forever changed by the victory of the Cross and our personal relationship with you. We are humbled, yet emboldened in the assurance that light is always the victor in every aspect of living. Around us, your Creation casts its spell of beauty and sustenance, and you have called us to be stewards of your works. We seek to do your will, O Lord, and care for all that gives life. Yet, in our lesser nature, we plunder both people and wilderness. We become hardened to suffering, and greedy for plunder. We wonder then, who are we? Remind us, we pray! Heal and restore us; our souls truly cry out to thrive as your Easter people, filled with love, caring, renewal and the understanding that all of us are equally loved by you and called to prepare the Way, in flesh and earth, for every breath of life. Hear our prayer, O Lord, in Jesus

(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 This Is My Father's World  Hymn #370 (all)

Choral Preparation Spirit of the Living God  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 You Raise Me Up  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 118: 14-17, 19, 21-24 (Unison)  Kay

New Testament Acts 5: 27-32 

Song of Preparation O Master Let Me Walk With Thee  Hymn #738 (1&3)

Gospel Lesson John 20: 19-31 

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

Sermon Believing the Impossible  Rev. Christine Dickerson

* In Response In the Bulb There Is a Flower  Hymn #250 (all)

Morning Tithes and Offerings

Offertory Love Lifted Me  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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June 16, 2019, 10:00 AM
Peace & Joy
Rev. Christine Dickerson
Psalm 8 (unison); Proverbs 8: 1-4 & 22-31; Romans 5: 1-5

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