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|
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:
|Gathering Song||God Welcomes All||Hymn #399|
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)
|Welcoming||My Peace||Rev. Ron Duvall|
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
|Passing of the Peace||How Long Has It Been||Congregarion|
|Life of the Church||I Danced in the Morning||Elder Pauline Gregg|
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.
|Prelude||Gloria Patri||Alex Danson|
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.
|Call to Worship (Responsive)||This Is My Father's World||Elder Pauline Gregg|
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.
|Opening Hymn||Higher Ground||Hymn #157|
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.
|Prayer of Confession (responsive)||Psalm 133||Elder Pauline Gregg|
|(A moment for silent reflection)||Acts 4:32-35||Elder Pauline Gregg|
|Assurance of Forgiveness (responsive)||Open My Eyes, That I May See||Hymn #581|
|Praise Hymn||I John 1:1-3||Hymn #370|
|Prayers of the People & Lord's Prayer||John 20:19-31||Rev. Ron Duvall|
|Anthem||Elder Pauline Gregg|
|Prayer for Illumination (Unison)||Bind Us Together||Elder Pauline Gregg|
|Psalter Lesson (Unison)||I Go To The Rock||Elder Pauline Gregg|
|NT Lesson||Because He Lives||Hymn #451|
|Song of Preparation||Rev. Ron Duvall|
|Epistle Lesson||Rev. Ron Duvall|
|Gospel Lesson||Rev. Ron Duvall|
|Pastor: "The Word of the Lord." People: "Thanks be to God."||Hymn #140|
|In Response||Hymn #606|
|Morning Tithes and Offerings||Rev. Ron Duvall|
|Doxology||Rev. Ron Duvall|
|Prayer of Dedication|
|A Challenge to Go Forth|
|A Sending Song|