PALM SPRINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
May 17, 2020 - 10:00 AM Service6th Sunday of Easter
Liturgical Color: White
"In Good Company" by Rev. Bruce Myers
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|Pre-worship Music||'Tis So Sweet To Trust In Jesus||Alex Danson|
|Gathering Song||God Welcomes All||Hymn #399|
|Welcoming||Rev. Bruce Myers|
|Passing of the Peace||My Peace (As we return to our seats.)||Congregarion|
|Life of the Church||Elder Pauline Gregg|
There are several events this week to announce. To join these events, please refer to the email invitations you will be receiving from our office, or you if you do not use email, you, may call our office to receive information on how to join these sessions. Our sessions this week are:
|Prelude||I'd Rather Have Jesus||Alex Danson|
|Call to Worship (Res ponsive)||Elder Pauline Gregg|
ONE: O people, praise our God
|Thanksgiving for Baptism (Responsive)||Rev. Bruce Myers|
The Lord be with you.
And also with you.
Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.
It is right to give our thanks and praise.
|Opening Hymn||Christ the Lord Is Risen Today! (4/24/11)||Hymn #245|
|Prayer of Adoration & Confession (Responsive)||Elder Pauline Gregg|
ONE: In the waters of baptism, we are raised to new life in Christ, with Christ, for Christ. As people who bear the watermark of the cross upon our foreheads, let us come before God with humility, and confess the ways we have denied the faith of our baptism.
|(A moment for silent reflection)|
|Assurance of Forgiveness (Responsive)||Elder Pauline Gregg|
ONE: Children of God, Christ does not leave us orphaned,
but sends a Companion, the Spirit of Truth,
who helps us, guides us, sustains us, renews us. Know that you are forgiven, and be at peace!
ALL: Thanks be to God.
|Forgive Us, Lord||Hymn #431|
|Praise Hymn||All Creatures of Our God and King (9/15/19)||Hymn #15|
|Prayers of the People||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||The Lord·n_eù||solo by Jamie Bonetto|
|Prayer for Illumination (Unison)||Elder Pauline Gregg|
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.
|Psalter Lesson (Unison)||Psalm 66: 8-20||Elder Pauline Gregg|
|New Testament Lesson||Acts 17: 22-31||Elder Pauline Gregg|
|Song of Preparation||Open the Eyes of My Heart (1/5/20)||Hymn #452|
|Gospel Lesson||John 14: 15-21||Rev. Bruce Myers|
|Pastor: "The Word of the Lord." People: "Thanks be to God."|
|Sermon||In Good Company||Rev. Bruce Myers|
|In Response||God You Spin the Whirling Planets (6/19/16)||Hymn #23|
|Affirmation of Faith (Unison)|
New life in Christ takes shape in a community in which people know that God loves and accepts them in spite of what they are. They therefore accept themselves and love others, knowing that no one has an ground on which to stand, except God's grace.
|Morning Tithes and Offerings||Rev. Bruce Myers|
|Offertory||Thy Loving Kindness||Alex Danson|
|Prayer of Dedication||Rev. Bruce Myers|
|A Challenge to Go Forth||Rev. Bruce Myers|
|A Sending Song||Make Me A Channel of Your Peace||Hymn #753|
|Benediction||Rev. Bruce Myers|