March 24th, 2013

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WORSHIP OF GOD
Passion/Palm Sunday
March 24, 2013
PRELUDE “The Palms” Jean Baptiste Faure
RINGING OF THE BELL

GREETING
Minister: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the
fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.
People: And also with you.
Minister: Let us offer each other the peace of Christ.
People: (Please greet your neighbor saying: “The peace of the Lord be with
you.”)
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

CALL TO WORSHIP
L: Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.
ALL: Hosanna in the highest.

HYMN OF PRAISE NO. 185 – “Hosanna, Loud Hosanna”
CONFESSION OF SIN
Merciful God, as we enter Holy Week and gather at your house of prayer, turn our hearts again to Jerusalem, to the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. May we realize the great sacrifice made on our behalf and turn from our sins and completely trust the saving work of your Son, our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen.

DECLARATION OF PARDON
GLORIA PATRI NO. 546
ANTHEM “Antiphonal Hosanna” G. Alan Smith

RESPONSIVE READING No. 28, Psalm 118, Page 499
HYMN NO. 187 – “All Glory, Laud and Honor”
GOSPEL LESSON – Matthew 27:39-50 p.810
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.

SERMON – “The Cry of Mystery” Dr. Don McGarity
APOSTLES CREED
Let us affirm those things which are most assuredly believed among us:
P: I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, And in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord; who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried; he descended into hell; the third day he rose again from the dead; he ascended into heaven, and sitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty, from thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead.
I believe in the Holy Spirit; the holy catholic church; the communion of saints; the forgiveness of sins; the resurrection of the body; and the life everlasting. Amen

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE & LORD’S PRAYER
OFFERING
OFFERTORY “Ride On, Ride On In” -based on “Winchester New” Hanburg, 1690
DOXOLOGY #544
PRAYER OF DEDICATION: Everything in heaven and earth comes from you, Lord. We give you only what is yours. May you be praised forever and ever. Amen.

HYMN OF DEDICATION NO 199 – “Alas! And Did My Savior Bleed”

BENEDICTION
Minister: The Lord be with you.
People: And also with you.
Minister: May Almighty God bless you the Father,
the Son and the Holy Spirit.
People: Amen.
Minister: Go in peace.
People: Thanks be to God.

CONGREGATIONAL REPONSE HYMN NO. 78 “God Be with You Till We Meet Again”
God be with you till we meet again; By His counsel’s guide, uphold you.” With His sheep securely fold you. God be with you till we meet again.

POSTLUDE “Open The Gates of the Temple” Mrs. Joseph F. Knapp

*All Who Are Able May Stand
Assisting in Worship – Liturgist –Joyce Windgassen

CONCERNS:

ALL MEMBERS of our ARMED FORCES

ANNOUNCEMENTS: for Week 03/24/13 904-964-7937
God’s mission through First Presbyterian Church of Starke, Florida, is to serve the needs of the community through faith in God’s grace and mercy.
TODAY: 9:45-10:30 Sunday Church School; Worship
AW Soup/Sand, Session meet
MONDAY 6, Weight-Watcher
TUESDAY 6:30-8:30pm Karate School @ Stump Hall
WEDNESDAY 6, Choir
THURSDAY 6, Maundy Thursday Service
FRIDAY 6:30-8:30pm Karate School @ Stump Hall

NEXT SUNDAY 8:00 AM Sunrise Service, Pancake Breakfast;
11, Worship/Easter Sunday
Celebration:
Happy Birthday to: 24 Calvin C
27 Maria K
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Presbyterian Women are still collecting Campbell Soup labels and box tops for the
Duval Home. Collection boxes for these are in Stump-Hall.
********************************************
Presbyterian Women will be setting up an emergency mini food basket program to assist families who come to us in need. We do not plan to usurp the Food Pantry but provide a small amount of food, a gas card, address and information about the Food Pantry, and our prayers. Ana will keep a list of names and dates so there hopefully will be no “abuse” of our generosity. Could you assist with a little bit of cash? Thank you all

Thanks to Steve Gay for his lawn maintenance ministry!

Thanks to some fine work by Marty Genska, we have a new church web site. Please check out the great photos and information posted at www.starkepresbyterian.org
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): www.PCUSA.org
Presbytery of St. Augustine: www.staugpres.org

Pastor- Dr. Don McGarity (352-374-8633)
Clerk – Shana Albert
Treasurer – Win Armstorng
Ministers – The Congregation
Organist & Choir Director -Marjorie Feinberg
Nursery Care-Janice Baldwin
A nursery is provided for infants through kindergartners during worship.
Office Manager- Ana Browder (904-263-0165)

THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
STARKE, FLORIDA
904-964-7937
www.starkepresbyterian.org

March 17th, 2013

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WORSHIP OF GOD
5th Sunday in Lent
March 17, 2013
PRELUDE “All Creatures of Our God and King” Geistliche Kinchengesange, Cologne- 1623
Dawn Altman, Clarinet
RINGING OF THE BELL

GREETING
Minister: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the
fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.
People: And also with you.
Minister: Let us offer each other the peace of Christ.
People: (Please greet your neighbor saying: “The peace of the Lord be with
you.”)
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: Let us come before the Lord with open hearts,
People: Let us bring our broken dreams, our conflicts and our grief’s.
Leader: For God is good and out of sorrow will comes new gladness.
People: The Lord will fill us again with power to sing with joyful hearts!

HYMN OF PRAISE NO. 33 – “From All That Dwell Below the Skies”
CONFESSION OF SIN
My God, I am sorry for my sins with all my heart. In choosing to do wrong and failing to do good, I have sinned against you whom I should love above all things. I firmly intend, with your help, to do penance, to sin no more, and to avoid whatever leads me to sin. Our Savior Jesus Christ suffered and died for us. In his name, my God, have mercy.

DECLARATION OF PARDON
GLORIA PATRI NO. 546

ANTHEM “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” Martin Luther
RESPONSIVE READING NO. 29, Psalm 121, Page 501
HYMN NO. 58 – “God, That Madest Earth and Heaven”
GOSPEL LESSON – JOHN 11:1-6, 17-45 p. 873
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.

SERMON – “Lazarus-Come Out!” Dr. Don McGarity

APOSTLES CREED
Let us affirm those things which are most assuredly believed among us:
P: I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, And in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord; who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried; he descended into hell; the third day he rose again from the dead; he ascended into heaven, and sitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty, from thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead.
I believe in the Holy Spirit; the holy catholic church; the communion of saints; the forgiveness of sins; the resurrection of the body; and the life everlasting. Amen

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE & LORD’S PRAYER
OFFERING
OFFERTORY “The Church’s One Foundation” Samuel S. Wesley
DOXOLOGY NO 544
OFFERTORY PRAYER (Unison) It is amazing, O God, that You should depend on our gifts to build the kingdom of your Son Jesus. How much You must value us to invest such trust in our family of faith. May our giving finally bring much honor and glory to You. In the name of Jesus we pray. Amen.

HYMN OF DEDICATION NO. 368 – “My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less”
BENEDICTION
Minister: The Lord be with you.
People: And also with you.
Minister: May Almighty God bless you the Father,
the Son and the Holy Spirit.
People: Amen.
Minister: Go in peace.
People: Thanks be to God.

CONGREGATIONAL REPONSE HYMN NO. 78 “God Be with You Till We Meet Again”
God be with you till we meet again; By His counsel’s guide, uphold you.” With His sheep securely fold you. God be with you till we meet again.

POSTLUDE Postlude on Abbott’s Leigh Cyxil Vincent Taylor

*All Who Are Able May Stand
Assisting in Worship – Liturgist –Joyce Windgassen
CONCERNS:

ALL MEMBERS of our ARMED FORCES

ANNOUNCEMENTS: for Week 03/17/13 904-964-7937
God’s mission through First Presbyterian Church of Starke, Florida, is to serve the needs of the community through faith in God’s grace and mercy.
TODAY: 9:45-10:30 Sunday Church School; Worship
MONDAY 6, Weight-Watcher
TUESDAY 6:30-8:30pm Karate School @ Stump Hall
WEDNESDAY 6, Choir
FRIDAY 6:30-8:30pm Karate School @ Stump Hall

NEXT SUNDAY: 9:45-10:30, Sunday Church School; Palm Sunday 11, Worship
Celebration:
Happy Birthday to: 19 Dorothy S
22 Cynthia S
23 Barbara M

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Presbyterian Women are still collecting Campbell Soup labels and box tops for the
Duval Home. Collection boxes for these are in Stump-Hall.
********************************************
Presbyterian Women will be setting up an emergency mini food basket program to assist families who come to us in need. We do not plan to usurp the Food Pantry but provide a small amount of food, a gas card, address and information about the Food Pantry, and our prayers. Ana will keep a list of names and dates so there hopefully will be no “abuse” of our generosity. Could you assist with a little bit of cash? Thank you all

Thanks to Steve Gay for his lawn maintenance ministry!

Thanks to some fine work by Marty Genska, we have a new church web site. Please check out the great photos and information posted at www.starkepresbyterian.org
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): www.PCUSA.org
Presbytery of St. Augustine: www.staugpres.org

Pastor- Dr. Don McGarity (352-374-8633)
Clerk – Shana Albert
Treasurer – Win Armstorng
Ministers – The Congregation
Organist & Choir Director -Marjorie Feinberg
Nursery Care-Janice Baldwin
A nursery is provided for infants through kindergartners during worship.
Office Manager- Ana Browder (904-263-0165)

THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
STARKE, FLORIDA
904-964-7937
www.starkepresbyterian.org

March 10th, 2013

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WORSHIP OF GOD
4th Sunday In Lent
March 10, 2013
PRELUDE “Arioso” J.S. Bach
RINGING OF THE BELL
GREETING
Minister: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the
fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.
People: And also with you.
Minister: Let us offer each other the peace of Christ.
People: (Please greet your neighbor saying: “The peace of the Lord be with
you.”)
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
CALL TO WORSHIP
L: The heavens are telling the glory of God
P: May our worship reflect God’s glory.
L: The firmament proclaims God’s handiwork.
P: May we see each other as the handiwork of God.
L: Let our prayer and praise, our singing and
proclamation project the love of God.
P: We commune with Christians around the world,
with Christians throughout time.
L: With Christians across geography and across time,
P: Let us worship!

*HYMN OF PRAISE NO.-442 (B) “The Churches’ One Foundation”

*CONFESSION OF SIN
O Lord God of mercy and great compassion, your love has encouraged us to come to you with honesty and truth. We confess that we cannot free ourselves from the grip of desire for earthly things without the work of your Holy Spirit in our lives. Along with the gifts we bring today, we pray that you would receive and renew our hearts for the building of your kingdom. In the name of Jesus our Redeemer we pray. Amen.

*DECLARATION OF PARDON
*GLORIA PATRI NO 546 (R)
ANTHEM “One Foundation” Clay Campell

RESPONSIVE READING NO.66 – Matthew 25:31-40 p 536
*HYMN NO. 387 (B) Savior, Like A Shepherd Lead Us”
GOSPEL LESSON 2 Corinthians 13:5-9 p 944
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.

SERMON – “1st Presbyterian Church: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”
Elder Arley McRae and Elder Ralph Moulder

*APOSTLES CREED
Let us affirm those things which are most assuredly believed among us:
P: I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, And in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord; who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried; he descended into hell; the third day he rose again from the dead; he ascended into heaven, and sitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty, from thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead.
I believe in the Holy Spirit; the holy catholic church; the communion of saints; the forgiveness of sins; the resurrection of the body; and the life everlasting. Amen

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE & LORD’S PRAYER
OFFERING
OFFERTORY “Our Best” Grant Tolfax Tullar
*DOXOLOGY NO. 544 (R)
*DEDICATION PRAYER (Unison)
O Mighty One, you have done great things for us, and holy is your name. Bless all we offer you—ourselves, our time, and our possessions—that through us your grace and favor may be made known to all the world, for the sake of Jesus Christ, our Redeemer. Amen
*HYMN OF DEDICATION NO. 404 (B) Precious Lord, Take My Hand”
*BENEDICTION
Minister: The Lord be with you.
People: And also with you.
Minister: May Almighty God bless you the Father,
the Son and the Holy Spirit.
People: Amen.
Minister: Go in peace.
People: Thanks be to God.
*CONGREGATIONAL REPONSE HYMN NO.78 (Second Tune 1st Verse) God be with you till we meet again; By His counsels guide, uphold you, With His sheep securely fold you: God be with you till we meet again.

POSTLUDE “We’ll Work Till Jesus Comes” Oland of Rest, 19th Century

*All Who Are Able May Stand

CONCERNS:
ALL MEMBERS of our ARMED FORCES

ANNOUNCEMENTS: for Week 03/10/13 904-964-7937
God’s mission through First Presbyterian Church of Starke, Florida, is to serve the needs of the community through faith in God’s grace and mercy.
TODAY: 9:45-10:30 Sunday Church School; Worship
5, Youth
MONDAY 6, Weight-Watcher
TUESDAY 10am Men’s Group leaves on a field trip to the Don Garlig’s
Museum in Ocala
11, PW meet
6:30-8:30pm Karate School @ Stump Hall
WEDNESDAY 6, Choir
FRIDAY 6:30-8:30pm Karate School @ Stump Hall

NEXT SUNDAY: 9:45-10:30, Sunday Church School; 11, Worship
Celebration:
Happy Birthday to: 15 Rien O

Note: On March 12, 2013 the Men’s Group will be going on a field trip to the Don Garlig’s Museum in Ocala. The van will leave at 10:00 am. There is a signup sheet in the Narthex. Any question please contact Charles Rogers at 386-965-4179
***********************************

Presbyterian Women are still collecting Campbell Soup labels and box tops for the
Duval Home. Collection boxes for these are in Stump-Hall.
********************************************
Presbyterian Women will be setting up an emergency mini food basket program to assist families who come to us in need. We do not plan to usurp the Food Pantry but provide a small amount of food, a gas card, address and information about the Food Pantry, and our prayers. Ana will keep a list of names and dates so there hopefully will be no “abuse” of our generosity. Could you assist with a little bit of cash? Thank you all

Thanks to Steve Gay for his lawn maintenance ministry!

Thanks to some fine work by Marty Genska, we have a new church web site. Please check out the great photos and information posted at www.starkepresbyterian.org
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): www.PCUSA.org
Presbytery of St. Augustine: www.staugpres.org

Pastor- Dr. Don McGarity (352-374-8633)
Clerk – Shana Albert
Treasurer – Win Armstorng
Ministers – The Congregation
Organist & Choir Director -Marjorie Feinberg
Nursery Care-Janice Baldwin
A nursery is provided for infants through kindergartners during worship.
Office Manager- Ana Browder (904-263-0165)

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THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
STARKE, FLORIDA
904-964-7937
www.starkepresbyterian.org

March 3rd, 2013

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WORSHIP OF GOD
3rd Sunday In Lent
March 3, 2013
PRELUDE “Day of Joy” by Franklin Ritter
RINGING OF THE BELL
GREETING
Minister: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the
fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.
People: And also with you.
Minister: Let us offer each other the peace of Christ.
People: (Please greet your neighbor saying: “The peace of the Lord be with
you.”)
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: God of light and truth, you are beyond our
grasp or conceiving.
People: Before the brightness of your presence the
angels veil their faces. Leader: With lowly reverence and adoring love we
acclaim your glory and your praise,
People: for you have shown us your truth hand love
in Jesus Christ our Savior. Amen.

*HYMN OF PRAISE NO.- 407 “Rejoice, Ye Pure I Heart”

*CONFESSION OF SIN
Almighty and merciful God, we have erred and strayed from your ways like lost sheep. We have followed too much the devices and desires of our own hearts. We have offended against your holy laws. We have left undone those things which we ought to have done; and we have done those things which we are not to have done.
O Lord, you have mercy upon us. Spare those who confess their faults. Restore those who are penitent, according to your promises declared to the world in Christ Jesus our Lord. And grant, O merciful God, for his sake, that we may live a holy, just, and humble life for the glory of your holy name. Amen

*DECLARATION OF PARDON
*GLORIA PATRI NO. 546
ANTHEM “Sing Joyful Praise” by Mary Lynn Lightfoot
RESPONSIVE READING NO. 37 – p 508
*HYMN NO. 80 “On Our Way Rejoicing”
GOSPEL LESSON Romans 15:1-6 p 924
John 15: 12-17 p 878
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.

SERMON – “HAPPINESS IS—“Elder Arley McRae

*APOSTLES CREED
Let us affirm those things which are most assuredly believed among us:
P: I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, And in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord; who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried; he descended into hell; the third day he rose again from the dead; he ascended into heaven, and sitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty, from thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead.
I believe in the Holy Spirit; the holy catholic church; the communion of saints; the forgiveness of sins; the resurrection of the body; and the life everlasting. Amen

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE & LORD’S PRAYER
OFFERING
OFFERTORY “What a Friend We Have In Jesus” by Charles C. Converse
*DOXOLOGY NO. 544
*DEDICATION PRAYER (Unison)
You are our guardian and shield, O God, our protector who keeps us from falling. You surround us with righteousness that wards off evil forces; in Christ we find the assurance to withstand ways that may tempt us. You shower us with your mercy that cleanses wrongdoing. You temper your judgment with compassion. We stand in adoration and in praise of your name. Use the gifts that we offer to enhance our work to your glory. Amen.
*HYMN OF DEDICATION NO. 79 “Lord, Dismiss Us With Thy Blessing”
*BENEDICTION
Minister: The Lord be with you.
People: And also with you.
Minister: May Almighty God bless you the Father,
the Son and the Holy Spirit.
People: Amen.
Minister: Go in peace.
People: Thanks be to God.
*CONGREGATIONAL REPONSE HYMN NO.78 (Second Tune 1st Verse) God be with you till we meet again; By His counsels guide, uphold you, With His sheep securely fold you: God be with you till we meet again.

POSTLUDE “In Heavenly Love Abiding” Traditional Finnish Melody

Assisting in Worship – Liturgist –Ralph Moulder
*All Who Are Able May Stand

CONCERNS:

ALL MEMBERS of our ARMED FORCES

ANNOUNCEMENTS: for Week 03/3/13 904-964-7937
God’s mission through First Presbyterian Church of Starke, Florida, is to serve the needs of the community through faith in God’s grace and mercy.
TODAY: 9:45-10:30 Sunday Church School; Worship
5, Youth
MONDAY 6, Weight-Watcher
TUESDAY 10am Men’s Group leaves on a field trip to the Don Garlig’s
Museum in Ocala
6:30-8:30pm Karate School @ Stump Hall
WEDNESDAY 6, Choir
FRIDAY 12, Lunch Bunch
6:30-8:30pm Karate School @ Stump Hall

NEXT SUNDAY: 9:45-10:30, Sunday Church School; 11, Worship
Celebration:
Happy Birthday to: o8 Gladys M., Gwendolyn E;
Maxine Gay
Happy Anniversary to: 03 Lillie/Rien

Note: On March 5, 2013 the Men’s Group will be going on a field trip to the Don Garlig’s Museum in Ocala. The van will leave at 10:00 am. There is a signup sheet in the Narthex. Any question please contact Charles Rogers at 386-965-4179
***********************************

Presbyterian Women are still collecting Campbell Soup labels and box tops for the
Duval Home. Collection boxes for these are in Stump-Hall.
********************************************
Presbyterian Women will be setting up an emergency mini food basket program to assist families who come to us in need. We do not plan to usurp the Food Pantry but provide a small amount of food, a gas card, address and information about the Food Pantry, and our prayers. Ana will keep a list of names and dates so there hopefully will be no “abuse” of our generosity. Could you assist with a little bit of cash? Thank you all

Thanks to Steve Gay for his lawn maintenance ministry!

Thanks to some fine work by Marty Genska, we have a new church web site. Please check out the great photos and information posted at www.starkepresbyterian.org
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): www.PCUSA.org
Presbytery of St. Augustine: www.staugpres.org

Pastor- Dr. Don McGarity (352-374-8633)
Clerk – Shana Albert
Treasurer – Win Armstorng
Ministers – The Congregation
Organist & Choir Director -Marjorie Feinberg
Nursery Care-Janice Baldwin
A nursery is provided for infants through kindergartners during worship.
Office Manager- Ana Browder (904-263-0165)

THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
STARKE, FLORIDA
904-964-7937
www.starkepresbyterian.org