PALM SPRINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
April 18, 2021 - 10:00 AM Service3rd Sunday of Easter
Liturgical Color: White
""The Power of Witness"" by Rev. Ron Duvall
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|Pre-worship Music||Blessed Assurance||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|
|Prelude||I Love You, Lord||Alex Danson|
|Call to Worship (Responsive)||Elder Pauline Gregg|
One: Shout out your praise to the Lord, everyone!
All: Worship joyfully and sing your hearts out!
One: The Lord is God, our Creator, to whom we all belong.
All: We are God
|Opening Hymn||Crown Him With Many Crowns||Hymn #268|
|Prayer of Confession (Responsive)||Elder Pauline Gregg|
One: God has done the most amazing thing through Jesus the Christ, and yet we too often keep it to ourselves as our own little secret. That is not how it should be. Let us bow before God and confess our reluctance to make known the good news.
All: Saving God, you have done everything for us T
|(A moment for silent reflection)|
|Assurance of Forgiveness (Responsive)||Elder Pauline Gregg|
One: If God is for us, who can be against us? God, who did not withhold the Son but gave him up for us all, will God not also give us everything else?
All: Who is to condemn? Only Christ Jesus, who died, yes, who was raised, who rules with God, who prays for us. Nothing is able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
(from Romans 8)
|Gloria Patri||Hymn #581|
|Praise Hymn||Christ Whose Glory Fills the Skies||Hymn #662|
|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: When Jesus taught the crowds, he would often proclaim, ù
|Psalter Lesson (Unison)||Psalm 4:1-4, 6-8||Elder Pauline Gregg|
|NT Lesson||Acts 3:12-19||Elder Pauline Gregg|
|Song of Preparation||Surely The Presence||Hymn #|
|Gospel Lesson||Luke 24:36-48||Rev. Ron Duvall|
|Pastor: "The Word of the Lord." People: "Thanks be to God."|
|Sermon||"The Power of Witness"||Rev. Ron Duvall|
|In Response||Because He Lives||Hymn #213|
|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||In My Heart There Rings A Melody||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||O For A Thousand Tongues||Hymn #610|
|Benediction||Rev. Ron Duvall|