PALM SPRINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
April 12, 2020 - 10:00 AM ServiceResurrection of the Lord/Easter
Liturgical Color: White
"Telling the Story (Is not quite enough)" by Rev. Bruce Myers
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|Prelude||Thine Is The Glory||Alex Danson|
|God Welcomes All||Hymn #399|
|Welcome||Christ is Risen! Christ is risen indeed!|
|* Call to Worship (Responsive)||Rev. Bruce Myers|
ONE: Beloved, why are you weeping?
The tomb is empty; the grave clothes are cast aside.
ALL: Now is the time for tambourines and dancing, for victory songs and shouts of joy!
ONE: See and believe: Our redeemer lives!
ALL: O give thanks to the Lord, for God is good; God
|* Opening Hymn||Jesus Christ is Risen Today (rec. 4/16/17)||Hymn #232|
|Prayer of Adoration & Confession (Responsive)||Rene Myers|
One: As those who have been raised with Christ, we are called to seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Therefore, let us cast off the sin that binds us and embrace the new life we know in Christ, so that Christ may be revealed in us.
ALL: Like Mary, who came to the tomb early on the first day of the week and found the stone rolled away, we have such good news to tell. For you, Lord, have cast off your grave clothes and shattered the powers of sin and death. But we have heard this news before. How often have we let our üÿ
|(A moment for silent reflection)|
|Choral Preparation||Father, I Adore You (rec. 5/31/15)||Hymn #265|
|Assurance of Forgiveness (Responsive)||Rene Myers|
ONE: Hear the good news:
Christ has triumphed over the
grave, and denied death its
ONE: Christ has cast aside the
shroud of death
and loosened the grave
clothes that restrain and
ONE: Christ has risen from
and delivered us to new and
ONE: This is the Lord
|* Gloria Patri||Hymn #581|
|* Praise Hymn||The Day of Resurrection (rec. 4/24/11)||Hymn #233|
|Prayers of the People & Lord's Prayer||Rev. Bruce Myers|
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||O Divine Redeemer (rec. Easter 2019)||solo by Joana Chiurash|
|Prayer for Illumination (Unison)||Rene Myers|
Living God, with joy we celebrate the presence of your risen Word. Enliven our hearts by your Holy Spirit so that we may proclaim the good news of eternal and abundant life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
|Psalter Lesson (Unison)||Psalm 118: 1-2, 14-24||Rene Myers|
|New Testament Lesson||Acts 10: 34-43||Rene Myers|
|Song of Preparation||I'm Gonna Live So God Can use Me (rec.11/17/19)||Hymn #700|
|Gospel Lesson||John 20: 1-18||Rev. Bruce Myers|
|Pastor: "The Word of the Lord." People: "Thanks be to God."|
|Sermon||Telling the Story (is not quite enough)||Rev. Bruce Myers|
|* In Response||Christ the Lord Is Risen Today! (res. 2/24/11)||Hymn #245|
|Morning Tithes and Offerings|
|Offertory||He is Risen (rec. Easter 2019)||solo by Vern Sutton|
from whom all blessings flow,
Praise Him, all creatures here below;
above ye heavenly host;
Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost.
|* 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||Christ Arose! (rec. 4/16/17)||Hymn #216|