PALM SPRINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
August 18, 2019 - 10:00 AM Service10th Sunday after Pentecost
Liturgical Color: Green
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|Pre-Service Music||Praise Band|
|Welcoming||Rev. Les Bishop|
|Life of the Church||Elder Morella Larsen|
|Passing of the Peace||My Peace (As we return to our seats.)||Congregation|
|Prelude||I Just Came To Praise The Lord||Praise Band|
|* Call to Worship|
One: Praise the Lord, O my soul;
Many: all my inmost being, praise his holy name.
One: Praise the Lord, O my soul,
Many: The Lord is compassionate and gracious.
One: Great is God
|* Opening Hymn||Fairest Lord Jesus||Hymn #630 (all)|
|Prayer of Adoration & Confession (unison)|
You are the Holy One, Creator of all. Over the ages you have brought light from darkness, lifted life from dust, and poured color over the earth. Your works are beautiful, and our blessings without number. To us you gave responsibility for creation and for one other, a glorious trust. We should rejoice, but so often we take this gift for granted. Help us to honor your trust and to bless each life. Forgive us when we destroy without thought, especially pain caused to those less fortunate. Even as we receive mercy, let us be merciful, and to love as you love us. Always we pray in Jesus 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.
|Gloria Patri||Hymn #581|
|* Praise Hymn||Amazing Grace||Hymn #649 (all)|
|Choral Preparation||Spirit of God, Descend Upon My Heart||Hymn #688 (1&4)|
|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||Beautiful King Of Kings||solo by Caryl Williamson|
|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 80: 1-2, 8-12, 19||Elder Morella Larsen|
|Hebrew Lesson||Hebrews 11: 2,12-29|
|Song of Preparation||O Lord, Hear My Prayer||Hymn #471 (all)|
|Gospel Lesson||Luke 12: 49-56|
|Pastor: "The Word of the Lord." People: "Thanks be to God."|
|Sermon||Crowds, Clouds and Connections||Rev. Les Bishop|
|* In Response||Blessed Assurance, Jesus Is Mine||Hymn #839 (all)|
|Morning Tithes and Offerings|
|Offertory||I Am Loved||Praise Band|
|* Prayer of Dedication|
|* A Challenge to Go Forth|
|* A Singing Response||God Be With You||Hymn #542 (all)|
|* Gathering for Fellowship in Fellowship Hall|