PALM SPRINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
August 16, 2020 - 10:00 AM Service11th Sunday after Pentecost
Liturgical Color: Green
"A House of Prayer" by Rev. Bruce Myers
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|Pre-worship Music||Beyond The Sunset||Alex Danson|
|Gathering Song||God Welcomes All||Hymn #399|
|Welcoming||Rev. Bruce Myers|
|Passing of the Peace||My Peace||Congregarion|
|Life of the Church||Rob Bracken|
Our Children's School Supplies Program has now ended with great success! Pauline Gregg, our Outreach Committee Chairman, would like to express a huge THANK YOU for your tremendous support of this program again this year. Pauline was able to create school supply bags for 468 children to use at home for their school work, and she would like you to know your generous donations are so very appreciated making many kids and parents extremely happy!
Please note, our office continues to be open on Fridays from 8:00 to 12:00.
Our events this week remain the same as our previous weeks:
PRAYER AND PRAISE TIME
Our Prayer and Praise Time will be today directly following our service. Access to this meeting will be by the Free Teleconference on the screen:
Dial-in Number: 605-313-6176
Access Code: 695 864 # (Pause to give time to write the number down. Do not state the number and access code)
Thursday August 20th at 1:30 pacific time.
Access to the Bible Study meeting will be via Zoom. Please check your e-mail for instructions to join the Zoom meeting.
Friday, August 21st at 11:30 AM PDT. Access to the Staying Connected meeting will be by the Free Teleconference on the screen:
Dial-in Number: 605-313-6176
Access Code: 695 864 #
Lynn Hamilton from our Mission Assessment Team would now like to provide an update on a very important effort underway that is critical to our church securing our call pastor. Lynn...
We would like to extend a "Happy Birthday" to a very special lady to us all. Happy Birthday, Patricia Kerrey!! May you be blessed with God's care throughout the year.
|Prelude||Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus||Alex Danson|
|Call to Worship (Responsive)||Rob Bracken|
One: How very good and pleasant it is
when kindred live together in unity!
All: A family formed by faith,
we gather to worship the Living Lord.
One: Lifelong followers seeking sustenance,
new disciples searching for grace
|Opening Hymn||Called As Partners in Christ's Service||Hymn #761|
|Prayer of Adoration & Confession (Responsive)||Rob Bracken|
One: All who seek healing,
all who yearn for mercy,
all who long for a clean heart,
call upon the name of the Lord,
who offers healing and wholeness.
All: Holy One,
there is much we must confess:
When we discount another
|(A moment for silent reflection)|
|Assurance of Forgiveness (Responsive)||Rob Bracken|
One: Heirs of the covenant, hear the good news:
the God who claims us in the waters of baptism
and calls us to new life in Christ
does not abandon or reject us,
but draws near to us in reconciling love.
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|Gloria Patri||Hymn #581|
|Praise Hymn||Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates||Hymn #93|
|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||Praise Assurance and Glory (2/21/10)|
|Prayer for Illumination (Unison)||Rob Bracken|
Holy, Holy, Holy One,
guide us by the Spirit of truth
to hear the Word of life you speak,
and to give all glory, honor, and praise
to your threefold name;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
|Psalter Lesson (Unison)||Psalm 133||Rob Bracken|
|Hebrew Lesson||Isaiah 56:1, 6-8||Rob Bracken|
|Song of Preparation||I Will Come To You||Hymn #177|
|Gospel Lesson||Matthew 15: 10-28||Rev. Bruce Myers|
|Pastor: "The Word of the Lord." People: "Thanks be to God."|
|Sermon||A House of Prayer||Rev. Bruce Myers|
|In Response||Arise, Your Light Has Come!||Hymn #744|
|Morning Tithes and Offerings|
I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, to present yourselves as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God.
Let us offer our lives to the Lord.
|Offertory||Peace In The Valley||Alex Danson|
|Prayer of Dedication|
God of unending gifts, we praise you for your abundant goodness.
As you are generous, we want to be generous too.
May the gifts we bring extend your generosity into the world,
so that all people may be made whole by your goodness and grace. Amen.
|A Challenge to Go Forth||Rev. Bruce Myers|
Pastor: The cross†•OÀ
|A Sending Song||go in peace|
|Benediction||Rev. Bruce Myers|