April 28th, 2013

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WORSHIP OF GOD
5th Sunday in Easter
April 28, 2013

PRELUDE on “Assam” Folk Song from Indian
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 is our strength and salvation,
People: Therefore we will sing with great joy!
Leader: This is a day that the Lord has made,
People: Let us be glad and rejoice in it!
Leader: O give thanks to God for he is good,
People: His love will never end! Praise the name of God! Amen!

HYMN OF PRAISE NO. 379 – “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing”

CONFESSION OF SIN
O Lord God Almighty, ruler of heaven and earth; we dare not lift our eyes into the brilliance of your holiness. Cover us, we pray, with the cloak of your mercy and the grace of Jesus your Son. Then may we heartily turn from all that would keep us from your holy love and flee into your waiting arms for refuge and strength.

DECLARATION OF PARDON
GLORIA PATRI NO 546

ANTHEM “How Deep the Father’s Love for us” Stuart Townend

RESPONSIVE READING NO. 25 – Psalm 103, page 495
HYMN NO. 401 – “Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee”
NEW TESTAMENT LESSON – Acts 9:1-20 p. 892
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.

SERMON – “A Real Solution For Real Problems” 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 Love of God” Frederick M. Lehman
DOXOLOGYNO 542
OFFERTORY PRAYER (Unison)
O Lord, we open our hearts to the absolute wonder of your gift to us. The gifts we bring today are but pale reflections of our gratitude. In Jesus, your heart was fully opened to us and through Jesus our hearts are opened to you. May these gifts provide for the opening of hearts that have yet to know your love. Amen.

HYMN OF DEDICATION NO. 399 – “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling”
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.

POSTLUDE on “Warrenton” from The Sacred Harp
Assisting in Worship – Liturgist –Shana Albert

*All Who Are Able May Stand

ALL MEMBERS of our ARMED FORCES

Our Christian Sympathy to the family of Tom Bement
Tom Bement died on Sunday, April 14 2013. He was a long time member and an Elder in our Church Family. A memorial service was held on Friday, April 19, 2013.
If you would like to send cards to Bea Bement her address is
Preston Place Assistant Living
2001 N John B. Dennis Highway Apt. 107
Kingsport, TN 37660

ANNOUNCEMENTS: for Week 04/28/13 904-964-7937
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, Soup/Sand; Session meet
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; 11, Worship

Celebrations:
Congratulation Brian Albert: He Graduates on May 4, 2013 at 7 pm from Santa Fe College with a AS degree in Computer Networking. Brian has been on the Dean’s List for every semester of his program. We are so proud of you!
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Note New Address for Mary French:
Country Living Care,
21301 NE 14th Ave. Lawtey, FL 32058
Phone 904-769-2326

Note: Charles Rogers has volunteered to drive the church van to pick up members for Sunday school and Church Service. If you would like a ride to church on Sunday Mornings to Sunday school or church service, please Call Charles at 386-965-4179 by Saturday.

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
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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
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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

April 21st, 2013

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WORSHIP OF GOD
4th Sunday in Easter
April 21, 2013
PRELUDE “Jesus Paid It All” John Grape
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: God is our strength and salvation,
People: Therefore we will sing with great joy!
Leader: This is the day that the Lord has made,
People: Let us be glad and rejoice in it!
Leader: O give thanks to God for he is good,
People: His love will never end! Praise the name of the Lord.
ALL: Amen!

*HYMN OF PRAISE NO. 209 – “Thine Is the Glory”

*CONFESSION OF SIN
O Lord God Almighty, Ruler of heaven and earth; we dare not lift our eyes into the brilliance of your holiness. Cover us, we pray, with the cloak of your mercy and the grace of Jesus your Son. Then may we heartily turn from all that would keep us from your holy love and flee into your waiting arms for refuge and strength. Amen.

*DECLARATION OF PARDON
*GLORIA PATRI NO. 546

SPECIAL MUSIC “The Old Rugged Cross” George Bennard
Dawn Altman, Clarinet
RESPONSIVE READING NO. 4 Psalm 19, Page 471
*HYMN NO. 206 – “O Sons and Daughters, Let Us Sing!”
GOSPEL LESSON – John 20:19-31 p.882
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.

SERMON – “THE PANIC ROOM” 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
*DOXOLOGY 542
* OFFERTORY PRAYER (Unison) O Lord, we open our hearts to the absolute wonder of your gift to us. The gifts we bring today are but pale reflections of our gratitude. In Jesus, your heart was fully opened to us and through Jesus our hearts are opened to you. May these gifts provide for the opening of hearts that have yet to know your love. Amen.

HYMN OF DEDICATION NO. 407 – “Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart”

*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.

POSTLUDE “Be Know to Us in Breaking Bread” base on a tune from Day’s Psalter, 1562

Assisting in Worship – Liturgist –Shana Albert

*All Who Are Able May Stand

ALL MEMBERS of our ARMED FORCES

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

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

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WORSHIP OF GOD
HOLY COMMUNION
April 14, 2013
PRELUDE “Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee” John B. Dykes
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: Come let us join our hearts in a chorus of praise,
People: And lift up our voices with the saints of every age!
Leader: Let this place be filled with a spirit of joy,
People: For God is in this place with gifts of life and love!

*HYMN OF PRAISE NO. 2 – “For the Beauty of the Earth”

*CONFESSION OF SIN
O Lord God, full of mercy and compassion, give us courage today to see ourselves in the mirror of Your Son Jesus Christ. We confess that we fall so short of all You have made us to be. Give us grace, O gracious Lord, lest we be overcome by the truth of our shortcomings. Give us understanding, O Lord of truth, that we might receive and grow in the redemption so freely offered in Jesus our Savior. Amen.

*DECLARATION OF PARDON
*GLORIA PATRI NO. 446

ANTHEM “We Have Seen the Risen Lord” Stan Pethel

RESPONSIVE READING NO. 4 – Psalm 19, Page 471
*HYMN NO. 365 – “All The Way My Savior Leads Me”
GOSPEL LESSON – Luke 24:13-35 p.860
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.

SERMON – “Bad News, Good News”
*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

*CALL TO PRAYER HYMN “Jesus, Remember Me”
-Jesus remember me, when you come into your kingdom.
Jesus remember me, when you come into your kingdom
No.599 Blue Hymnal

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE & THE LORD’S PRAYER
OFFERING
OFFERTORY SOLO- Jordon Harrel
*DOXOLOGY NO. 544 – “Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow”
* OFFERTORY PRAYER (Unison) O Lord God of every good gift, give us hearts to perceive you in all that we are and have. The gifts we bring to you are but the outward expression of your life in us. We ask that day by day we would grow closer to all that you have designed us to be, and in doing so my our giving begin to change our world, through Christ our Lord. Amen.

INVITATION TO THE LORD’S TABLE
GREAT THANKSGIVING
Minister: The Lord be with you.
People: And also with you.
Minister: Lift up your hearts.
People: We lift them up to the Lord.
Minister: Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.
People: It is right to give our thanks and praise.
COMMUNION PRAYER
Minister: Father, it is our duty and our salvation……….
…………..And so we join the angels and the saints in proclaiming your glory as we say:
ALL: Holy, holy, holy, Lord,
God of power and might.
Heaven and earth are full of your glory.
Hosanna in the highest.
Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.
Hosanna in the highest
BREAKING OF THE BREAD

Minister: Let us proclaim the mystery of our faith.
ALL: Christ has died, Christ is risen,
Christ will come again.
Minister: Through Christ, with Christ, in Christ, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, all
glory and honor is yours, almighty Father, now and forever.
ALL: AMEN
THE LORD’S PRAYER COMMUNION OF THE PEOPLE
Minister: This is the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world. Happy are
hose who are called to his supper.
ALL: Lord, I am not worthy to receive you, but only say the word, and I shall be
healed.
COMMUNION OF THE PEOPLE
PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING

* HYMN OF DEDICATION NO. 349 – “Stand Up, Stand Up For Jesus”

*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 RESPONSE – HYMN NO. 78
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 “Easter Reflection” Based on a Traditional German Carol 1623

Assisting in Worship – Liturgist –Shana Albert
*All Who Are Able May Stand
Presbyterians celebrate an “open communion.” All professing Christians who have been baptized “In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit” are encouraged to partake of this Holy Sacrament.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: for Week 04/14/13 904-964-7937
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

THURSDAY 11:30, YO50- @ Conestago’s Restaurant in Alachua
(Van leaves @ 10:30 am
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 Maria W
16 Mary B
20 Vivian B
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Note New Address for Mary French:
Country Living Care,
21301 NE 14th Ave. Lawtey, FL 32058
Phone 904-769-2326

Note: Charles Rogers has volunteered to drive the church van to pick up members for Sunday school and Church Service. If you would like a ride to church on Sunday Mornings to Sunday school or church service, please Call Charles at 386-965-4179 by Saturday.

Presbyterian Women are still collecting Campbell Soup labels and box tops for the
Duval Home. Collection boxes for these are in Stump-Hall.
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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
CONCERNS:

ALL MEMBERS of our ARMED FORCES

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

April 7th, 2013

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A HYMN FESTIVAL OF PRAISE AND ADORATION
(Based on a Resurrection Theme)
The Second Sunday of Easter
APRIL 7, 2013
PRELUDE “Fanfare for Festival” Muriel Dillon
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 – From Hymn No. 257 “Give Praise to God”
Leader: Give praise to the Lord, and sing a new song.
People: A-mid all the saints God’s praises prolong.
Leader: A song to your maker and ruler now raise:
People: All children of Zion rejoice and give praise.
HYMN OF PRAISE NO. 113 – “Christ the Lord Is Risen Today!”

CONFESSION (Unison) O Lord God Almighty, Ruler of heaven and earth; we dare not lift our eyes into the brilliance of your holiness. Cover us, we pray, with the cloak of your mercy and the grace of Jesus Your Son. Then may we heartily turn from all that would keep us from your holy love and flee into your waiting arms for refuge and strength. Amen.
DECLARATION OF PARDON
GLORIA PATRI NO. 579
HYMN NO. 106 “Alleluia, Alleluia! Give Thanks”
Introduction
Stanza 1: Choir
Stanzas 2, 3: CONGREGATION “The Great Choir”
Stanza 4 Unison

HYMN NO. 116 – “O Sons, and Daughters, Let Us Sing!”
Introduction
Refrain: Choir
Stanza 1: Solo – Mary Bridgman
Stanza 2: Women of the Choir
Stanza 3: All women
Stanza 4: All men
Stanza 5: UNISON

RESPONSIVE READING HYMN 107 – “Celebrate with Joy and Singing” (SPOKEN)
Stanza 1: Minister
Stanza 2: Choir
Stanza 3: Congregation

HYMN NO. 119 – “The Strife Is O’er”
Introduction
Stanza 1: Choir
Stanza 2: Congregation
Stanza 3: Women
Stanza 4: Congregation
RESPONSIVE READING – HYMN NO 108 – “Christ Is Alive!”
Stanza 1: Minister (Spoken)
Stanza 2: CHOIR SUNG
Stanza 3: Minister (Spoken)
Stanza 4: CHOIR SUNG
Stanza 5: Congregation (Spoken)

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

HYMN NO. 371 “Lift High the Cross”
Introduction:
Stanza 1: Unison
Stanza 2: Choir
Stanza 3: Solo – Jordan Harrell
Stanza 4: Unison
CALL TO PRAYER HYMN NO. 599 “Jesus, Remember Me”
Minister: Lift up your hearts.
PEOPLE: WE LIFT THEM UP TO THE LORD.
Minister: Give thanks to God.
PEOPLE: FOR GOD’S LOVE ENDURES FOREVER.
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE & THE LORD’S PRAYER
OFFERING
OFFERTORY “Christ Ist Erstanden” (Christ Is Risen) trad. German Melody, 12th Century
DOXOLOGY NO. 591
OFFERTORY PRAYER
O Lord, we open our hearts to the absolute wonder of your gift to us. The gifts we bring today are but pale reflections of our gratitude. In Jesus, your heart was fully opened to us and through Jesus our hearts are opened to you. May these gifts provide for the opening of hearts that have yet to know your love. Amen.

HYMN OF DEDICATION NO. 104 – “Christ Is Risen! Shout Hosanna!”
Introduction
Stanza 1: Congregation and Choir
Stanza 2: Choir
Stanza 3: Unison
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 Fantasia on “LLANFAIR” Robert Williams

*All Who Are Able May Stand
Assisting in Worship – Liturgist –Shana Browder
CELEBRATIONS
02 Steve W
05 Harold G
HOLY COMMUNION NEXT SUNDAY!

CONCERNS:
ALL MEMBERS of our ARMED FORCES

ANNOUNCEMENTS: for Week 04/06/13 904-964-7937
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 11, Worship
MONDAY 6, Weight-Watcher
TUESDAY 11, PW Circle
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
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NOTE: Starting April 7, Dr Don McGarity will teach the adult class from the bible book of Thessalonians for six weeks. Come join the adult class at the StumpHall at 9:45AM on Sundays

Note: Charles Rogers has volunteered to drive the church van to pick up members for Sunday school and Church Service. If you would like a ride to church on Sunday Mornings to Sunday school or church service, please Call Charles at 386-965-4179 by Saturday.

Presbyterian Women are still collecting Campbell Soup labels and box tops for the
Duval Home. Collection boxes for these are in Stump-Hall.
********************************************

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

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

March 31st, 2013

THE EASTER FESTIVAL SERVICE
March 31, 2013
PRELUDE “Christ Arose” Robert Lowry
Piano/Organ duet: Dr. Don McGarity; Marjorie Feinberg
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
THE TRADITIONAL EASTER GREETING
Minister: Christ the Lord is risen!
People: HE IS RISEN INDEED!

*HYMN OF PRAISE NO. 204 – “Jesus Christ Is Risen Today”

*CONFESSION OF SIN AND DECLARATION OF PARDON
Minister: Lord Jesus, you raise the dead to life in the Spirit:
Lord, have mercy.
ALL: Lord, have mercy.
Minister: Lord Jesus, you bring pardon and peace to the sinner: Christ, have
mercy.
ALL: Christ, have mercy.
Minister: Lord Jesus, you bring light to those in darkness:
Lord, have mercy.
ALL: Lord, have mercy. (Silent Personal Confession.)
Minister: May almighty God have mercy on us, forgive us our sins, and bring
us to everlasting life.
ALL: Amen.
*GLORIA PATRI NO. 546
SPECIAL MUSIC: “I Just Saw the Lord” Wm. Gaither
Solo: Barbara Martin
GOSPEL LESSON – Matthew 28:1-10 p.811
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.

SERMON – “There’s Got to Be A Morning After” 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

PRESENTATION OF “THE ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING OFFERING OFFERTORY HYMN NO. 442 ‘Here, O My Lord, I See Thee Face to Face”
*DOXOLOGY NO 544
*OFFERTORY PRAYER (Unison)
Eternal God, we praise you that your glory has dawned on us, and brought us into this Day of Resurrection. May our giving reflect the joy that fills our hearts with your resurrected power. Amen.

HOLY COMMUNION SERVICE
INVITATION TO THE LORD’S TABLE
GREAT THANKSGIVING
Minister: The Lord be with you.
People: And also with you.
Minister: Lift up your hearts.
People: We lift them up to the Lord.
Minister: Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.
People: It is right to give our thanks and praise.

COMMUNION PRAYER
Minister: Father, it is our duty and our salvation……….
…………..And so we join the angels and the saints in proclaiming your glory as we say:
ALL: Holy, holy, holy, Lord,
God of power and might.
Heaven and earth are full of your glory.
Hosanna in the highest.
Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.
Hosanna in the highest

BREAKING OF THE BREAD

Minister: Let us proclaim the mystery of our faith.
ALL: Christ has died, Christ is risen,
Christ will come again.
Minister: Through Christ, with Christ, in Christ, in the unity of the Holy
Spirit, all glory and honor is yours, almighty Father, now and
forever.
ALL: AMEN

THE LORD’S PRAYER
COMMUNION OF THE PEOPLE
Minister: This is the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world.
Happy are those who are called to his supper.
ALL: Lord, I am not worthy to receive you, but only say the
word, and I shall be healed.
PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING

*HYMN NO. 208 – “The Day of Resurrection!”
*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 RESPONSE – “Jesus Christ Is Risen Today” (Stanza 4)
Soar we now where Christ has led, Alleluia!
Foll’wing our exalted Head, Alleluia!
Made like Him, like Him we rise, Alleluia!
Ours the cross, the grave, the skies, Alleluia!

POSTLUDE”I know that My Redeemer Liveth” George F. Handel
from “The Messiah”
*All Who Are Able May Stand
Assisting in Worship – Liturgist –Joyce Windgassen

Presbyterians celebrate an “open communion.” All professing Christians who have been baptized “In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit” are encouraged to partake of this Holy Sacrament.