PALM SPRINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
September 8, 2019 - 10:00 AM Service13th Sunday after Pentecost
Liturgical Color: Green
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|Pre-Service Music||Praise Band|
|Welcoming||Rev. Christine Dickerson|
|Life of the Church||Deacon Jackie Morgan|
|Passing of the Peace||My Peace (As we return to our seats.)||Congregation|
|Prelude||We Shall Behold Him||Praise Band|
|* Call to Worship|
One: Praise the Lord, O my soul;
Many: All my inmost being, praise his holy name.
One: Praise the Lord, O my soul,
Many: The Lord is compassionate and gracious.
One: Great is God
|* Opening Hymn||When Morning Gilds the Skies||Hymn #667 (all)|
|Prayer of Adoration & Confession (unison)|
You are the Holy One, Creator of all. Over the ages you have brought light from darkness, lifted life from dust, and poured color over the earth. Your works are beautiful, and our blessings without number. To us you gave responsibility for creation and for one other, a glorious trust. We should rejoice, but so often we take this gift for granted. Help us to honor your trust and to bless each life. Forgive us when we destroy without thought, especially pain caused to those less fortunate. Even as we receive mercy, let us be merciful, and to love as you love us. Always we pray in Jesus 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||Though I May Speak||Hymn #693 (all)|
|Choral Preparation||Hear Our Prayer, O Lord||Congregation|
|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||His Eye Is On The Sparrow||solo by Carol Davis|
|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
|Hebrew Lesson||Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8 (unis)||Deacon Jackie Morgan|
|Gospel Lesson||Luke 9: 10-17|
|Song of Preparation||Teach Me Thy Way, O Lord||Congregation|
|Psalter Lesson||Psalm 139: 1-10, 23-24|
|Pastor: "The Word of the Lord." People: "Thanks be to God."|
|Sermon||Being Present in Faith||Rev. Christine Dickerson|
|* In Response||Take My Life||Hymn #697 (all)|
|Morning Tithes and Offerings|
|Offertory||In My Heart There Rings A Melody||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|