PALM SPRINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
August 30, 2020 - 10:00 AM Service13th Sunday after Pentecost
Liturgical Color: Green
"Discipleship 101" by Rev. Bruce Myers
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|Pre-worship Music||Kum Ba Yah||Alex Danson|
|Gathering Song||God Welcomes All||Hymn #399|
|Welcoming||Rev. Bruce Myers|
|Passing of the Peace||My Peace||Congregarion|
|Life of the Church||Eric Ward|
Two very special ladies have birthdays this week. Happy Birthday Jan Halverson and Isabel McKenna. May God bless you both with happiness and good health and surround you with family and friends all year long!
|Prelude||He Touched Me||Alex Danson|
|Call to Worship (Responsive)||Eric Ward|
One: From whirlwind and burning bush,
in still of night and in sheer silence
|Opening Hymn||Angels, from the Realms of Glory||Hymn #143|
|Prayer of Adoration & Confession (Responsive)||Eric Ward|
One: We have gathered in the presence of the Holy One.
Yet, our sin threatens to separate us from the Great E
|(A moment for silent reflection)|
|Assurance of Forgiveness (Responsive)||Eric Ward|
One: The One who urges us to overcome evil with good
has already defeated every force that threatens to undo us,
liberating us to love fully and freely
in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord.
Know that you are forgiven and be at peace!
All: We are forgiven. Thanks be to God.
|Gloria Patri||Hymn #581|
|Praise Hymn||God You Spin the Whirling Planets||Hymn #23|
|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||God and God Alone|
|Prayer for Illumination (Unison)||Eric Ward|
Faithful God, how blessed are those
who hunger and thirst for righteousness.
Sanctify us by your Word and Spirit
so that we may glorify you
in the company of the faithful;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
|Psalter Lesson (Unison)||Psalm 26: 1-8||Eric Ward|
|Hebrew Lesson||Exodus 3: 1-15||Eric Ward|
|Song of Preparation||Breathe on Me, Breath of God||Hymn #286|
|Epistle Lesson||Romans 12: 9-21||Rev. Bruce Myers|
|Gospel Lesson||Matthew 16: 21-28||Rev. Bruce Myers|
|Pastor: "The Word of the Lord." People: "Thanks be to God."|
|Sermon||Discipleship 101||Rev. Bruce Myers|
|In Response||Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus||Hymn #82|
|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||What A Friend We Have In Jesus||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|
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|A Sending Song||Lord, Dismiss Us with Thy Blessing||Hymn #538|
|Benediction||Rev. Bruce Myers|