PSPC Worship Service

The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
September 6, 2020 - 10:00 AM Service
14th Sunday after Pentecost
Liturgical Color: Green
"Putting Things Right" by Rev. Bruce Myers

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Pre-worship Music Rock Of Ages  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
Good Morning Palm Springs Presbyterian Church!

I would like to share a few updates with you this morning.

Our office continues to be open on Friday mornings from 8:00am to 12:00noon.

Bible Study continues to be held on Thursdays at 1:30 PM. Please watch your email for the Zoom link to the Bible Study or contact Pastor Bruce directly at 520-668-8417 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Christine Lutke would like to express her gratitude for all the prayers of healing. Her knee is doing well and she doesn't need to use the walker any longer! Hugs to everyone from Christine and Steve.

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 Happy Birthday wishes this week to two very special people; Morella Larsen and Wally Burill. We wish you both a blessed day and may God hold you in his hand for great health and happiness all year long.

Prelude Softly And Tenderly  Alex Danson

Call to Worship (Responsive) Eric Ward
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Opening Hymn Live Into Hope  Hymn #772

Prayer of Adoration & Confession (Responsive) Eric Ward
One: As the apostle Paul reminds us,
love is what fulfills the law.
We do not always love God with whole hearts
or love our neighbors as ourselves.
But God loves us faithfully.
With the confidence of beloved children,
let us confess our sins before God and neighbor.

All: Forgiving God,
You teach us to seek reconciliation
with those who have wronged us;
for, above all else,
we are to love one another.
But we let resentment smolder
until anger flares,
destroying any chance of peace.
We blame others and refuse to repent.
Grant us grace, we pray.
Make space in our wounded hearts
for the possibility of forgiveness,
and teach us to turn toward others in love
as you have turned toward us.

(A moment for silent reflection)

Assurance of Forgiveness (Responsive) Eric Ward
One: Salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed;
the night is far gone, the day is near.
Friends, the light of Christ shines within and among us,
dispelling the shadows of sin and death,
and illuminating our path,
that we might walk in newness of life.

In the name of Jesus Christ, we are forgiven!
All: In the name of Jesus Christ we are forgiven. Thanks be to God.

Gloria Patri  Hymn #581

Praise Hymn In the Bulb There Is a Flower  Hymn #250

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 Come to the Banquet (3/6/2011) 

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 119: 33-40  Eric Ward

Hebrew Lesson Ezekiel 33: 7-11  Eric Ward

Song of Preparation Lord, Prepare Me  Hymn #701

Epistle Lesson Romans 13: 8-14   Rev. Bruce Myers

Gospel Lesson Matthew 18: 15-20  Rev. Bruce Myers

Pastor: "The Word of the Lord." People: "Thanks be to God."

Sermon Putting Things Right  Rev. Bruce Myers

Hymn of Preparation Come to the Table of Grace  Hymn #507

Invitation Rev. Bruce Myers

The Great Thanksgiving
PASTOR: The Lord be with you.
ALL: And also with you.
PASTOR: Lift up your hearts.
ALL: We lift them to the Lord.
PASTOR: Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.
ALL: It is right to give our thanks and praise.

Holy, holy, holy Lord.
God of power and might.
Heaven and earth are full of your glory.
Hosanna in the highest.

Blessed is one who comes in the name of the Lord.
Hosanna in the highest. 

Breaking of the Bread

Communion of the People

Prayer after Communion

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.
Romans 12:1

Offertory Jesus Loves The Little Children  Alex Danson

Doxology Hymn #606

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
May the everlasting God shield you,
East and west and wherever you go.
And the blessing of God be upon you.
All: The blessing of the God of life.
The blessing of Christ be upon you.
All: The blessing of the Christ of love.
The blessing of the Spirit be upon you.
All: The blessing of the Spirit of grace.
The blessing of the Trinity be upon you.
Now and for evermore.
All: Amen.

A Sending Song May Your Presence Go With Us 

Benediction Rev. Bruce Myers


10:00 AM
Rev. Bruce Myers
Putting Things Right
Teaching God's Word
Epistle Lesson
Romans 13: 8-14
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