PALM SPRINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
May 26, 2019 - 10:00 AM Service6th Sunday of Easter
Liturgical Color: White
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|Pre-Service Music||Praise Band|
|Welcoming||Rev. Christine Dickerson|
|Life of the Church||Jackie Morgan|
|Passing of the Peace||My Peace (As we return to our seats.)||Congregation|
|Prelude||Under His Wings||Praise Band|
|* Call to Worship|
One : Bless the Lord, O people, sing!
Many: Let the sound of praise ring out.
One: Come and hear what the Lord has done,
All: The Lord who has made everything!
|* Opening Hymn||Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee||Hymn #611 (all)|
|Prayer of Adoration & Confession (unison)|
God of power and God of light, we depend on you for strength in times of need, assurance in times of doubt, love in times of loneliness. Always, you are there, waiting for our call, our prayer. We are blessed beyond measure and thankful with every breath. You ask for nothing but our faith and a desire to live our best lives, remembering how Jesus told us to love one another. It should be so easy, Lord, but it is hard and too often we don't love. We are angry, we judge, we even hate. Forgive us! Heal Us! Make us new! Let our prayer be heard and our hearts filled with the love of Christ and fed by your Spirit. We ask in Jesus
|(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.
|Gloria Patri||Hymn #581|
|* Praise Hymn||This Little Light of Mine||On Screen (all)|
|Choral Preparation||Open Our Eyes, 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||We've Come This Far By Faith||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 67 (Unison)||Jackie Morgan|
|Epistle Lesson||Acts 16: 9-15|
|Song of Preparation||There Is a Place of Quiet Rest (Near to the Heart of God)||Hymn #824 (1&3)|
|Gospel Lesson||John 14: 23-29|
|Pastor: "The Word of the Lord." People: "Thanks be to God."|
|Sermon||God's Peace||Rev. Christine Dickerson|
|* In Response||He Leadeth Me||On Screen (all)|
|Morning Tithes and Offerings|
|Offertory||I Believe In A Hill Called Mount Calvary||Praise Band|
|* Prayer of Dedication|
|* A Challenge to Go Forth|
|* A Singing Response||Let There Be Peace on Earth||Congregation|
|* Gathering for Fellowship in Fellowship Hall|