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|
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
|Gathering Song||God Welcomes All||Hymn #399|
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
|Welcoming||My Peace||Rev. Ron Duvall|
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)
|Passing of the Peace||I Love You, Lord||Congregarion|
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.
|Life of the Church||Crown Him With Many Crowns||Elder Pauline Gregg|
All: When Jesus taught the crowds, he would often proclaim, ù
|Prelude||Gloria Patri||Alex Danson|
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.
|Call to Worship (Responsive)||Christ Whose Glory Fills the Skies||Elder Pauline Gregg|
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.
|Opening Hymn||Special Music||Hymn #268|
|Prayer of Confession (Responsive)||Psalm 4:1-4, 6-8||Elder Pauline Gregg|
|(A moment for silent reflection)||Acts 3:12-19||Elder Pauline Gregg|
|Assurance of Forgiveness (Responsive)||Surely The Presence||Hymn #581|
|Praise Hymn||Luke 24:36-48||Hymn #662|
|Prayers of the People & Lord's Prayer||"The Power of Witness"||Rev. Ron Duvall|
|Anthem||Because He Lives||Elder Pauline Gregg|
|Prayer for Illumination (Unison)||In My Heart There Rings A Melody||Elder Pauline Gregg|
|Psalter Lesson (Unison)||O For A Thousand Tongues||Elder Pauline Gregg|
|NT Lesson||Hymn #|
|Song of Preparation||Rev. Ron Duvall|
|Gospel Lesson||Rev. Ron Duvall|
|Pastor: "The Word of the Lord." People: "Thanks be to God."||Hymn #213|
|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|