PALM SPRINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
March 22, 2020 - 10:00 AM Service4th Sunday in Lent
Liturgical Color: Green
"Sheltering God" by Rev. Bruce Myers
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|Welcoming Hymn||God Welcomes All||Hymn #399|
|Welcoming||Rev. Bruce Myers|
|Life of the Church||Peggy Kueffer|
|Passing of the Peace||Silent Reflection followed by My Peace||1 verse|
|Prelude||Great Is Thy Faithfulness||Alex Danson|
|* Call to Worship|
ONE: Lord Christ, open our eyes
ALL: to see clearly the light of the world.
ONE: Holy Spirit, illumine our minds
ALL: to perceive God
|* Opening Hymn||God Whose Will Is Health and Wholeness||Hymn #435|
|Prayer of Adoration & Confession (unison)|
One: Are you thirsty for grace? Are you hungry for mercy? God is calling: come to the waters. Trusting in God
|(A moment for silent reflection)|
|Assurance of Forgiveness|
ONE: Listen, the time has come at last. Look, now is the day of salvation! In the name of Jesus Christ, we are forgiven!
ALL: In the name of Jesus Christ, we are forgiven. Thanks be to God.
|Change My Heart, O God||Hymn #695|
|* Praise Hymn||O Sing to the Lord||Hymn #637|
|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||His Eye Is On The Sparrow||solo by Dorothy and Roy Morden|
|Prayer for Illumination|
Gracious God, our way in the wilderness, guide us, by our Word, through these forth days, and minister to us with your Holy Spirit, so that we may be reformed, restored, and renewed, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
|Psalter Lesson||Psalm 23||Peggy Kueffer|
|Hebrew Lesson||1 Samuel 16: 1-13|
|Song of Preparation||Spirit of the Living God||Hymn #452|
|Gospel Lesson||John 9: 1-41|
|Pastor: "The Word of the Lord." People: "Thanks be to God."|
|Sermon||Sheltering God||Rev. Bruce Myers|
|* In Response||For You, O Lord, My Soul in Stillness Waits||Hymn #89|
|Morning Tithes and Offerings|
|Offertory||He's Everything to Me||Dave & Pat Nelson|
|* Prayer of Dedication|
|* A Challenge to Go Forth|
Pastor: The cross...
ALL: WE SHALL TAKE IT.
Pastor: The bread...
ALL: WE SHALL BREAK IT.
Pastor: The pain...
ALL: WE SHALL BEAR IT.
Pastor: The joy...
ALL: WE SHALL SHARE IT.
Pastor: The gospel...
ALL: WE SHALL LIVE IT.
Pastor: The love...
ALL: WE SHALL GIVE IT.
Pastor: The light...
ALL: WE SHALL CHERISH IT.
Pastor: The darkness...
ALL: GOD SHALL PERISH IT.
|* A Singing Response||May Your Presence Go With Us||Congregation|
|* Gathering for Fellowship in Fellowship Hall|