PSPC Worship Service

The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
November 5, 2017 - 10:00 AM Service
22nd Sunday after Pentecost
Liturgical Color: Green
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Pre-Service Music Praise Band

Welcoming Rev. Sara McCurdy

Life of the Church Elder Kay Chabot

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

Prelude Special Music  Praise Band

* Call to Worship Leader O give thanks to the Lord, who is good. Ps. 107:1–2 People: God’s steadfast love endures forever! Leader: Let the redeemed of the Lord say so: All: God’s steadfast love endures forever!

* Opening Hymn O Sing to the Lord  Hymn #637

Call to Confession Leader: God turns the desert into pools of water Ps. 107:6, 9, 35 and guides those who have gone astray. Let us confess to God the depth of our need, we may be saved from trouble.

Unison Prayer of Confession
Lord God, only you are holy. Yet we imagine that we are righteous, excusing our own faults while pointing out those of others. We are quick to lay burdens upon our neighbors but slow to help with their own. We take credit and give blame. In spite of the grace you have shown to us, we are slow to show mercy. Forgive us, O God, and wash us clean, that we may serve you with joy and thanksgiving. Amen.

(A moment for silent reflection)

Assurance of Pardon
Leader: Sisters and brothers, God has made a way where there
was no way. In Christ Jesus evil and death have been vanquished, and we live in a state of grace. Friends Believe the good news of the gospel!

People: In Jesus Christ, we are forgiven!

* Singing Gloria Patri  Hymn #623

Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah  Hymn #65 (1 & 3)

Choral Preparation Spirit Divine, Hear Our Prayer  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 He Loved Us More  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 107: 1-7, 33-37 (Unison)  Elder Kay Chabot

Gospel Lesson Matthew 23: 1-12 

Song of Preparation You Are The Lord, Giver of Mercy  Hymn #437

Sermon Passage Joshua 3: 7-17 

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

Sermon A Way Forward  Rev. Sara McCurdy

* In Response Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken  Hymn #81(1 & 3)

Morning Tithes and Offerings

Offertory Special Music  Praise Band

* Doxology Congregation

* Prayer of Dedication

Hymn of Preparation Here In This Place  Hymn #401 (1 & 3)


The Great Thanksgiving

Breaking of the Bread

Communion of the People

Prayer after Communion

* A Challenge to Go Forth

* A Singing Response May Your Presence Go With Us  Congregation

* Benediction

Postlude Praise band

* Gathering for Fellowship in Fellowship Hall

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