PALM SPRINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
October 13, 2019 - 10:00 AM Service18th Sunday after Pentecost
Liturgical Color: Green
Rev. Christine Dickerson
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|Pre-Service Music||Praise Band|
|Welcoming||Rev. Christine Dickerson|
|Life of the Church||Elder Kay Chabot|
|Passing of the Peace||My Peace (As we return to our seats.)||Congregation|
|Prelude||How Long Has It Been||Praise Band|
|* Call to Worship|
One: Shout with joy to God, all the earth!
Many: Sing the glory of his name; make his
One: Say to God, how awesome are your deeds!
ALL: All the earth bows down to you; they sing
praise to your name.
|* Opening Hymn||Morning Has Broken||Hymn #213|
|Prayer of Adoration & Confession (unison)|
Thank you, God. Thank you for the mountains, the water beneath the sand, the deep blue of the sky and the whisper of the palms in the wind. Thank you, for this beautiful place we call home. The beauty of the desert shows us how your creation adapts, transforms, and is renewed in ways that seem impossible, but find possibility in you. Thank you, God. Help us to treasure the earth, and everyone who walks upon it. Forgive our prejudice and blindness, heal our sin of silence and complacency. Lead us, O Lord, to shout! your Truth and transform our passive hearts to hearts of love, compassion, and action in your name. In JesusedString
|(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||I've Got Peace Like a River||Hymn #623|
|Choral Preparation||Hear Us, 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||Unto the Hills||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 66: 1-12 (in unison)||Elder Kay Chabot|
|Hebrew Lesson||Jeremiah 29: 1, 4-7|
|Song of Preparation||Thy Word Is a Lamp unto My Feet||Choir|
|Gospel Lesson||Luke 17: 11-19|
|Pastor: "The Word of the Lord." People: "Thanks be to God."|
|Sermon||The Face of Faith||Rev. Christine Dickerson|
|* In Response||Let Us Build A House||Hymn #301 (all)|
|Morning Tithes and Offerings|
|Offertory||Sweet By And By||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|