PSPC Worship Service

The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
July 2, 2017 - 10:00 AM Service
4th Sunday after Pentecost
Independence Day
Liturgical Color: Green
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Pre-Service Music Praise Band

Welcoming Rev. Sara McCurdy

Life of the Church Elder Morella Larsen


Passing of the Peace My Peace (As we return to our seats.)  Congregation

Prelude Special Music  Praise Band

* Call to Worship One: God is a God filled with wonder and surprise. Many: We open our minds and hearts to the surprising blessings of God. One: God calls us God’s own, children of God’s own creation. All: We affirm our God-given identity with gratitude and celebrate with joyful service!

* Opening Hymn God of Grace and God of Glory  Hymn #307 (all)

Prayer of Adoration & Confession (unison)
Here we are, O God;
We present ourselves to you. But how little we trust you to provide! How we fear the path to which you call us! How wayward we continue to be! Forgive our sin that leads to death. For you call us to obedience, which leads to righteousness and life. Fill us with faith and loyalty to you. Make us obedient from the heart, generous to the people you send our way, and open to your bountiful grace.

(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.

* Singing Gloria Patri  Hymn #623

Great Is The Lord  Hymn #614 (all)

Choral Preparation Hear Our Prayer, O Lord  Choir

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 God Bless America  Choir

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

Psalter Lesson Psalm 13 (unison)  Elder Morella Larsen

Gospel Lesson Matthew 10: 40-42 

Song of Preparation Gentle Shepherd  Choir

Old Testament Lesson Genesis 22: 1-14 

Pastor: "The Word of the Lord." People: "Thanks be to God."

Sermon Times of Trial and Testing  Rev. Sara McCurdy

* In Response Great Is Thy Faithfulness  Hymn #39 (all)

Morning Tithes and Offerings

Offertory America the Beautiful  Praise Band

* Doxology Congregation

* Prayer of Dedication

Hymn of Preparation Let Us Break Bread Together  Hymn # 323 (all)

Invitation Rev. Sara McCurdy

The Great Thanksgiving

Breaking of the Bread

Communion of the People

Prayer after Communion

* A Challenge to Go Forth

* A Singing Response Let There Be Peace on Earth  Congregation

* Benediction

Postlude Praise band

* Gathering for Fellowship in Fellowship Hall

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10:00 AM
Independence Day
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