PSPC Worship Service

The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
June 24, 2018 - 10:00 AM Service
5th Sunday after Pentecost
Liturgical Color: Green
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Pre-Service Music Praise Band

Welcoming Rev. Christine Dickerson

Life of the Church Elder Morella Larsen

PDA Report Elder Morella Larsen

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

Prelude Come, Holy Spirit  Praise Band

* Call to Worship One: This is the day the Lord has made; Many: Let us rejoice and be glad in it! One: We are the children of God who come to praise and sing: ALL: Let us be people of welcome and love!

* Opening Hymn Great Is Thy Faithfulness  Hymn #39 (all)

Prayer of Adoration & Confession (unison)
With hearts of light we turn towards you, Living God. Your presence is all around us, leading us forward if only we will listen, receive, and see! Because of you we go out in the world with good intentions, seeking to reflect what is good in your world. When we fail to see, or delay a helping hand, feel guilt, and wonder how you can still love us. Yet you do! By your Grace we will try again, by your love we will become love, and by your presence we will have the strength to overcome our weaknesses. Forgive us we pray, and guide us forward to ‘pass it on!’ in the name of the Christ. Amen.

(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 #581

Pass It On  On Screen

Choral Preparation There is a Balm in Gilead  Hymn #792

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 A Believer's Prayer  solo by Jim DeHart

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 (unison) Psalm 133  Elder Morella Larsen

Hebrew Lesson 1 Samuel 17: 32-49  

Song of Preparation Breathe on Me, Breath of God  Hymn #286 (1&3)

Gospel Lesson Mark 4: 35-41 

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

Sermon Faith Conquers Fear  Rev. Christine Dickerson

* In Response Faith Begins By Letting Go  Hymn #684 (all)

Morning Tithes and Offerings

Offertory God’s Wonderful People  Praise Band

* Doxology Congregation

* Prayer of Dedication

* 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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Rev. Christine Dickerson
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