PALM SPRINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
April 11, 2021 - 10:00 AM Service2nd Sunday of Easter
Liturgical Color: White
Rev. Ron Duvall
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|Pre-worship Music||Count Your Blessings||Alex Danson|
|Gathering Song||God Welcomes All||Hymn #399|
|Welcoming||Rev. Ron Duvall|
|Passing of the Peace||My Peace||Congregarion|
|Life of the Church||Elder Pauline Gregg|
Good Morning Palm Springs Presbyterian Church!
We hope everyone had a very blessed Easter and was able to spend time with your loved ones.
Thank you to the members that responded to our ballot to elect our Pastor Nominating Committee and approve our 2021 budget. We now have the Pastor Nominating Committee elected, which includes the following members:
|Prelude||How Long Has It Been||Alex Danson|
|Call to Worship (Responsive)||Elder Pauline Gregg|
One: It is time for a new song; sing it to the Lord, everyone!
All: Let the Lord hear us sing, proclaiming how God has saved us!
One: Let everyone know that the Lord is Sovereign over all.
All: Let all creation rejoice because God is setting all things right.
(from Psalm 96)
|Opening Hymn||I Danced in the Morning||Hymn #157|
|Prayer of Confession (responsive)||Elder Pauline Gregg|
One: The Easter season is meant for joy, yet sometimes that joy is hard to feel. Let us come before God in honesty and humility and allow God to clear away all obstacles that get in the way of a fuller experience of the Creator
|(A moment for silent reflection)|
|Assurance of Forgiveness (responsive)||Elder Pauline Gregg|
|Gloria Patri||Hymn #581|
|Praise Hymn||This Is My Father's World||Hymn #370|
|Prayers of the People & Lord's Prayer||Rev. Ron Duvall|
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.
|Prayer for Illumination (Unison)||Elder Pauline Gregg|
All: O Lord, the Written Word points to the Living and Risen Word, Jesus the Christ; open our eyes, ears and hearts, we pray, to receive the truth you have for us this day.
|Psalter Lesson (Unison)||Psalm 133||Elder Pauline Gregg|
|NT Lesson||Acts 4:32-35||Elder Pauline Gregg|
|Song of Preparation||Open My Eyes, That I May See||Hymn #451|
|Epistle Lesson||I John 1:1-3||Rev. Ron Duvall|
|Gospel Lesson||John 20:19-31||Rev. Ron Duvall|
|Pastor: "The Word of the Lord." People: "Thanks be to God."|
|Sermon||Rev. Ron Duvall|
|In Response||Bind Us Together||Hymn #140|
|Morning Tithes and Offerings|
I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, to present yourselves as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God.
Let us offer our lives to the Lord.
|Offertory||I Go To The Rock||Alex Danson|
|Prayer of Dedication|
God of unending gifts, we praise you for your abundant goodness.
As you are generous, we want to be generous too.
May the gifts we bring extend your generosity into the world,
so that all people may be made whole by your goodness and grace. Amen.
|A Challenge to Go Forth||Rev. Ron Duvall|
|A Sending Song||Because He Lives||Hymn #213|
|Benediction||Rev. Ron Duvall|