October 27th, 2013

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23rd Sunday after Pentecost
STEWARDSHIP DEDICATION SUNDAY
OCTOBER 27, 2013
PRELUDE “Abide With Me” (with Two Part Invention with #14 in B Flat by Bach)
Marlene Udell, Piano; Marjorie Feinberg Organ
RINGING OF THE BELL
CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: You, O Lord, are more wonderful than our lips can
proclaim!
People: When we consider the awesome works of your hands,
Leader: Your love for us is more than amazing!
People: You have trusted us with the whole of the earth,
Leader: And put everything we see under the care of our hands.
People: Lord, O Sovereign Lord, the earth is filled with your
glory!
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
*HYMN NO. 21 – “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”
*CONFESSION OF SIN
O God of heaven and earth, Creator of all we have and are, we come before you today as those who need your help with faithfulness. We long to hear the words, “Well done good and faithful servant,” yet our service to you has fallen short. O give us the strength of your Holy Spirit, that we might set our hearts more squarely on the goal of unwavering commitment to your lordship in all of life. Amen.
*DECLARATION OF PARDON
*GLORIA PATRI NO. 546

ANTHEM “Only One Life” Merrill Dunlop
RESPONSIVE READING NO. 15 – Psalm 67, page 484
*HYMN NO. 139 – “Blessed Assurance, Jesus Is Mine!
NEW TESTAMENT LESSON – 11 Corinthians 9:6-15 p.942
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.

SERMON – “THE JOY OF GIVING PART II” Dr. Don McGarity
*APOSTLES CREED
Let us affirm those things which are most assuredly believed among us:
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 arose 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 “Because I Have Been given Much” Phillip Landgrave
*DOXOLOGY
*DEDICATION OF 2014 PLEDGES AND OFFERINGS
*OFFERTORY PRAYER (Unison) Lord Jesus Christ, you were rich. Yet for our sakes, you became poor, so that through your poverty we might become rich. Use these pledges and offerings for the spreading of the gospel, the up building of the church and the alleviation of human suffering and need, through Christ our Lord. Amen.
*HYMN NO. 312 – “We Give Thee but Thine Own”
*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. 473 “Blest Be The Tithe That Binds” (1st Stanza Only)
Blest be the tie that binds our hearts in Christian love:
The fellowship of kindred minds is like to that above. Amen.

POSTLUDE “Come All Christians, Be Committed” Graig Phillips
Assisting in Worship – Liturgist –Win Armstrong
*ALLWHO ARE ABLE PLEASE STAND

ANNOUNCEMENTS: for Week 10/27/13 904-964-7937
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 meets
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; Worship/comm.

CELEBRATIONS
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO: 02 Lillian S

Note: Christian Education Opportunities
*Dr. Don McGarity will teach a class on Prayer for four Sundays in November at 9:45AM in the Stump Hall. All are invited to participate.
*Adult Class meets at 9:45 each Sunday in the Session room in the Educational Bldg.
*The Young people continue the Awesome Adventures in the Middle School Room
*Middle and High School meet each Sunday at 5pm. Contact Kristi Wells and Melissa Srivibul for details
*Women’s Bible Study and Men’s Fellowship meet at 11AM second Tuesday of each month. Come and be a part of the groups

Thanks to Steve Gay for his lawn maintenance ministry!

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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Please check out the great photos and information posted at www.starkepresbyterian.org

Pastor- Dr. Don McGarity (352-374-8633)
Clerk – Shana Albert
Treasurer – Win Armstrong
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

October 20th, 2013

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22nd Sunday after Pentecost
OCTOBER 20, 2013
PRELUDE “Gavotte and Minuet” John Stanley (1713-1786)
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: You, O Lord, are more wonderful than our lips can proclaim!
People: When we consider the awesome works of your hands,
Leader: Your love for us is more than amazing!
People: You have trusted us with the whole of the earth,
Leader: And put everything we see under the care of our hands.
People: Lord, O Sovereign Lord, the earth is filled with your glory!
*HYMN NO. 28 – “Let Us with a Gladsome Mind” (Red Hymnal)
*CONFESSION OF SIN
Open our eyes merciful Lord Jesus, that we might see more clearly the fullness of your gifts to us. We confess that our gratitude toward you comes short of the glory that is due your holy name. Forgive us our meager praise and lose our tongues to glorify the wonder of your name. Amen.
*DECLARATION OF PARDON
*GLORIA PATRI NO. 546

ANTHEM “Christians All, Come Sing His Praises” John Carter

RESPONSIVE READING NO. 116, Psalm 116, Page 498 (Back of Red Hymnal)
HYMN NO. 236 – “Spirit of God, Descend Upon My Heart”
NEW TESTAMENT LESSON – II Corinthians 8:1-7; 9:1-5 p.
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.

SERMON – “THE JOY OF GIVING PART 1” Dr. Don McGarity
*APOSTLES CREED
Let us affirm those things which are most assuredly believed among us:
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 arose 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 “His Eye Is On The Sparrow” Charles Gabriel
*DOXOLOGY
*OFFERTORY PRAYER (Unison) Creator God, we know that you have made everything in this world. You have been so generous to us every day. We pray that this church will show our generosity in giving back to you what is already yours. Amen
*HYMN NO. 380 – “Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us”
*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. 473 “Blest Be The Tithe That Binds” (1st Stanza Only)
Blest be the tie that binds our hearts in Christian love: The fellowship of kindred minds is like to that above. Amen.

POSTLUDE “Jesus Is Lord of All” Leroy McClard
Assisting in Worship – Liturgist –
*ALLWHO ARE ABLE PLEASE STAND

ANNOUNCEMENTS: for Week 10/20/13 904-964-7937
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- @ Olive Garden in G’ville (Van leaves a@ 10:30 am)
FRIDAY 6:30-8:30pm Karate School @ Stump Hall

Next Sunday: 9:45-10:30 Sunday Church School; Worship, Soup/Sand, Session
CELEBRATIONS
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO: 20 Marty G
24 Loat S
Note: Christian Education Opportunities
*Dr. Don McGarity will teach a class on Prayer for four Sundays in November at 9:45AM in the Stump Hall. All are invited to participate.
*Adult Class meets at 9:45 each Sunday in the Session room in the Educational Bldg.
*The Young people continue the Awesome Adventures in the Middle School Room
*Middle and High School meet each Sunday at 5pm. Contact Kristi Wells and Melissa Srivibul for details
*Women’s Bible Study and Men’s Fellowship meet at 11AM second Tuesday of each month. Come and be a part of the groups
Special Thanks to Marty Genska for his contribution and installing of the light fixtures in the office with help of Phil Vellenga. Thank You both.

Thanks to Steve Gay for his lawn maintenance ministry!
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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.
********************************************
Please check out the great photos and information posted at www.starkepresbyterian.org

Pastor- Dr. Don McGarity (352-374-8633)
Clerk – Shana Albert
Treasurer – Win Armstrong
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

October 13th, 2013

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21st Sunday after Pentecost
OCTOBER 13, 2013
PRELUDE “Dear Lord, Remember Me” Donald L. Moore
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 to us even now O Lord of Life,
People: And fill this place with your presence!
Leader: We praise your name and rejoice in your love,
People: We stand in utter amazement of who you are!
Leader: Everyone who calls upon you will find fulfillment,
People: They will rejoice forever, because you are God!
Leader: Rejoice and give thanks!
People: Halleluiah! Amen!
HYMN NO. 482 “Praise Ye the Lord, the Almighty” Blue Hymnal
CONFESSION OF SIN
Be gracious to us today our Lord, for we are in need of your mercy. We are often quick to doubt and slow to pray. We are tempted to let go of faith when we need to hang on. We are discouraged by wrong when we need to be encouraged by your Spirit. O God, our loving Lord, give us strength to trust in you all the days of our lives. Amen.
DECLARATION OF PARDON
GLORIA PATRI NO. 546
ANTHEM “Here I Am, Lord” Donald L. Schutte
RESPONSIVE READING Psalm 100, PEW BIBLE PAGE #481
HYMN NO. 333 – “Seek Ye First” – Blue Hymnal
NEW TESTAMENT LESSON – Matthew 18:15-20 p 799
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.

SERMON- “The Love That Binds Us Together” Dr. Don McGarity
APOSTLES CREED
Let us affirm those things which are most assuredly believed among us:
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 arose 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
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 NO. 369 “I’m Gonna Live So God Can Use Me” – Blue Hymnal
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. 473 “Blest Be The Tithe That Binds” (1st Stanza Only)
Blest be the tie that binds our hearts in Christian love:
The fellowship of kindred minds is like to that above. Amen.

POSTLUDE Postlude on “Lancashire” Henry T. Smart
Assisting in Worship – Liturgist – Sydney Srivibul

The session has voted to use the Blue Hymnal once a month, which will be on each Second Sunday

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

October 6th, 2013

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WORLD COMMUNION SUNDAY
SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM AND HOLY COMMUNION
OCTOBER 6, 2013
PRELUDE Prelude on “Maryton” H. P. Smith
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: We will give thanks to you, O LORD, with our whole heart;
People: We will tell of all your wonderful deeds.
Leader: We will be glad and exult in you;
People: We will sing praise to your name, O Most High.
*HYMN NO. 244 – “Come, Thou Almighty King”
*CONFESSION OF SIN & DECLARATION OF PARDON
Minister: Lord Jesus, you came to reveal God’s light to the whole world:
Lord, have mercy.
ALL: Lord, have mercy.
Minister: Lord Jesus, you come in Word and
Sacrament to strengthen us in holiness: Christ, have mercy.
ALL: Christ, have mercy. Minister: Lord Jesus, you will come in
glory with salvation for your people: Lord, have mercy.
ALL: Lord, have mercy.
Minister: May almighty God have mercy on us, forgive us our sins, and
bring us to everlasting life..
ALL: Amen.
*GLORIA PATRI NO. 546
ANTHEM “Here, O My Lord” Steven Scott
THE GOSPEL LESSON – Matthew 3:13-17 p.778
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.
SERMON – “A LETTER TO GRANT” Dr. Don McGarity
*THE APOSTLES CREED
Let us affirm those things which are most assuredly believed among us:
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 arose 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.

THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM: GRANT LUCAS ALBERT, infant
son of Brian and Shana Albert

OFFERING
*OFFERTORY HYMN NO. 214 – “Jesus, Thou Joy of Loving Hearts” *DOXOLOGY
*OFFERTORY PRAYER (Unison) Father, from all you give us we present this bread and wine. As we serve you now, accept our offering and sustain us with your promise of eternal life. Grant this through Christ our Lord.

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.
COMMUNION OF THE PEOPLE
PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING
*HYMN NO. 213 – “Crown Him with Many Crowns”
*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. 473 “Blest Be The Tithe That Binds” (1st Stanza Only)
Blest be the tie that binds our hearts in Christian love: The fellowship of kindred minds is like to that above. Amen.
*POSTLUDE: “Postlude in C” Randolph Johnston
*All Who Are Able May Stand

ANNOUNCEMENTS: for Week 10/06/13 904-964-7937
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; Worship/World Communion
Grant Lucas Albert Baptism
A Reception for Grant will be held after the service in the
Stump Hall please join us and celebrate.
MONDAY 10, Men’s Group will be working on the front deck and
ramp of the church entrance, pressure washing and
replacing boards. Please come and help.
6, Weight-Watcher
TUESDAY 11, Men’s Group will be painting the ramp and deck.
Please come and help
11, PW Circle meet
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; Worship

CELEBRATIONS
Happy Birthday to: 12 Derik Y

Note: Christian Education Opportunities
*Dr. Don McGarity will teach a class on Prayer for four Sundays in November at 9:45AM in the Stump Hall. All are invited to participate.
*Adult Class meets at 9:45 each Sunday in the Session room in the Educational Bldg.
*The Young people continue the Awesome Adventures in the Middle School Room
*Middle and High School meet each Sunday at 5pm. Contact Kristi Wells and Melissa Srivibul for details
*Women’s Bible Study and Men’s Fellowship meet at 11AM second Tuesday of each month. Come and be a part of the groups

Pastor- Dr. Don McGarity (352-374-8633)
Clerk – Shana Albert
Treasurer – Win Armstrong
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)
Please check out the great photos and information posted at www.starkepresbyterian.org
Assisting in Worship – Liturgist – Ralph Moulder

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