March 23rd, 2014

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3rd Sunday in Lent
March 23, 2014
PRELUDE
RINGING OF THE BELL
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
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.”)

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. 28 – “Let Us with a Gladsome Mind”
*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
ANTHEM
RESPONSIVE READING No. 20 Psalm 90, page 490
*HYMN NO. 405 – “My Jesus I Love Thee”
GOSPEL LESSON – John 4:5-30, 39-42 p. 864
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.
SERMON “CHANGED LIVES-THE WOMAN AT THE WELL” Dr. Don McGarity
*APOSTLES CREED (Note change from “to judge the quick and the dead” to “judge the Living and the dead.”
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 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 living 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)
O God 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 NO. 435 – “I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord”
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: “Threefold Amen”
Amen. Amen. A-men.

POSTLUDE

Assisting in Worship – Liturgist- Dan Wells
*ALL WHO ARE ABLE MAY STAND
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- Win Armstrong

PRAYER LIST

ALL MEMBERS of our ARMED FORCES
ANNOUNCEMENTS: for Week 3/23/14 904-964-7937
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; Worship; Soup/Sand, Session Meets

CELEBRATIONS
Happy Birthday to: 24 Calvin Cox

*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 meets 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
Please check out the great photos and information posted at www.starkepresbyterian.org
NOTE:
The Eldercare Locator is a free public service of the U.S. Administration of Aging. By calling 1-800-677-1116 or visiting www.eldercare.gov, you can connect with a specialist in our area who can explain programs that give financial, employment, legal, and care giving help to seniors.

THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
STARKE, FLORIDA
904-964-7937

March 16th, 2014

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2th Sunday in Lent
March 16, 2014
PRELUDE
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.
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 (SOLOIST)

RESPONSIVE READING NO. 29, Psalm 121, Page 501
HYMN NO. 58 – “God, That Madest Earth and Heaven”
GOSPEL LESSON – John 3:1-17 p.863
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.
SERMON – “CHANGED LIVES–NICODEMUS” Dr. Don McGarity
APOSTLES CREED (Note change from “judge the quick and the dead” to “judge the living and the dead.”
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 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 living 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 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 RESPONSE: “Threefold Amen”
Amen. Amen. A-men

POSTLUDE

Assisting in Worship – Liturgist- Dan Wells
*ALL WHO ARE ABLE MAY STAND

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- Win Armstrong

SESSION

PRAYER LIST

ALL MEMBERS of our ARMED FORCES
ANNOUNCEMENTS: for Week 3/16/14 904-964-7937
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 5-9, Girls Scouts Meeting
WEDNESDAY 6, Choir
THURSDAY 11:30 YO50 Lunch at Cody’s in G’ville
10:30 Van leaves
FRIDAY 6:30-8:30pm Karate School @ Stump Hall
Next Sunday: 9:45-10:30 Sunday Church School; Worship; Soup/Sand, Session Meets

CELEBRATIONS
Happy Birthday to: 22 Brook J

*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 meets 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
Please check out the great photos and information posted at www.starkepresbyterian.org
NOTE:
The Eldercare Locator is a free public service of the U.S. Administration of Aging. By calling 1-800-677-1116 or visiting www.eldercare.gov, you can connect with a specialist in our area who can explain programs that give financial, employment, legal, and care giving help to seniors.

THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
STARKE, FLORIDA
904-964-7937

March 9th, 2014

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1st Sunday in Lent
March 9, 2014
PRELUDE “Behold a Host Arrayed In White” Norwegian, Folk Melody
RINGING OF THE BELL
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
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.”)
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!
HYMN OF PRAISE NO. 288 “I Sing the Mighty Power of God” (BLUE HYMNAL)
CONFESSION OF SIN
Almighty God, who does freely pardon all who repent and turn to Him, now fulfill in every contrite heart the promise of redeeming grace; forgiving all our sins, and cleansing us from an evil conscience; through the perfect sacrifice of Christ Jesus our Lord. Amen.
DECLARATION OF PARDON
GLORIA PATRI NO. 546
ANTHEM “Come Follow Me” Jay Althouse
HYMN No. 80 – “Jesus Walked This Lonesome Valley” (BLUE HYMNAL)
GOSPEL LESSON – Matthew 4:1-11 p.785
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.
SERMON – “Waiting For The Angels” Dr. Don McGarity
THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY BAPTISM (Brian Albert, Loat Srivibul)
Presentation
Profession of Faith of Candidates
Renunciations
APOSTLES CREED
Leader: 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 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.
THE BAPTISM
OFFERING
OFFERTORY Meditation on “What Wondrous Love” from Southern
Harmony, 1835
DOXOLOGY
DEDICATION PRAYER (Unison) Help us who have received so freely from you to give as freely in our turn, and so have the pleasure of giving as well as the happiness of receiving through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
HYMN OF DEDICATION 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: “Threefold Amen”
Amen. Amen. A-men.
POSTLUDE “If You Will Only Let God Guide You” Georg Neumark
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- Win Armstrong

PRAYER LIST

ALL MEMBERS of our ARMED FORCES
ANNOUNCEMENTS: for Week 3/9/14 904-964-7937
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 11, PW Circle
11, Men 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: 8 Gladys M; 8 Maxine G

*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 meets 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
Please check out the great photos and information posted at www.starkepresbyterian.org
NOTE:
The Eldercare Locator is a free public service of the U.S. Administration of Aging. By calling 1-800-677-1116 or visiting www.eldercare.gov, you can connect with a specialist in our area who can explain programs that give financial, employment, legal, and care giving help to seniors.

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

March 1st, 2014

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THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD
March 2, 2014
PRELUDE “Morning Has Broken” Gailic Folk Melody
RINGING OF THE BELL
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
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.”
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 OF PRAISE NO. 21 – “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”
CONFESSION & PARDON
Minister: Lord Jesus, you were sent to heal the contrite heart: Lord, have mercy.
ALL: Lord, have mercy.
Minister: Lord Jesus, you came to call sinners: Christ, have mercy.
ALL: Christ, have mercy. Minister: Lord Jesus, you are seated at the right hand of
the Father to intercede for us: 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 “Bread of Life” Bobby Fisher
RESPONSIVE READING NO. 3, Psalm 8, Page 470
OLD TESTAMENT LESSON – Luke 9:28-36 p.843
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.
SPECIAL MUSIC “The Majesty and Glory of You Name” Tom Fettke
Barbara Martin, Alto; Jordan Harrell, Tenor
SERMON – “A Glimpse of Glory” Dr. Don MacGarity
NICENE CREED:
Let us affirm those things which are most assuredly believed among us:

We believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all that is, seen and unseen.

We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, light from light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, of one Being with the Father; through him all things were made. For us and for our salvation he came down from heaven, was incarnate of the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary and became truly human.
For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate; he suffered death and was buried. On the third day he rose again in accordance with the Scriptures; he ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end.
We believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son, who with the Father and the Son is worshiped and glorified, who has spoken through the prophets.

We believe in one holy catholic and apostolic Church.
We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins. We look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen.
OFFERING
OFFERTORY HYMN NO. 390 – “Open My Eyes, that I may See”
DOXOLOGY
OFFERTORY PRAYER (Unison)
Everything in heaven and earth comes from you, Lord Jesus. We give you only what is yours. May you be praised forever and ever. 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
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 OF DEDICATION NO. 479 – “In Christ There Is No East or West”
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: “Threefold Amen” Amen. Amen. Amen.
POSTLUDE “The Spacious Firmament” Franv Joseph Haydn

PRAYER LIST

Members:
ALL MEMBERS of our ARMED FORCES

ANNOUNCEMENTS: for Week 3/2/14 904-964-7937
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/Communion
MONDAY 6, Weight-Watcher
TUESDAY 6:30-8:30pm Karate School @ Stump Hall
WEDNESDAY 6, Ash Wednesday Service
FRIDAY
NOTE-World Day of Prayer-March 7, Friday here at the Church-11am “Streams in the Desert” Prepare by WDP Egypt; Cover dish Lunch follows. Please come and join us.

6:30-8:30pm Karate School @ Stump Hall
Next Sunday: 9:45-10:30 Sunday Church School; Worship

CELEBRATIONS
Happy Birthday to: 02 Margaret A
02 Judy O
*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 meets 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
Please check out the great photos and information posted at www.starkepresbyterian.org
NOTE:
The Eldercare Locator is a free public service of the U.S. Administration of Aging. By calling 1-800-677-1116 or visiting www.eldercare.gov, you can connect with a specialist in our area who can explain programs that give financial, employment, legal, and care giving help to seniors.

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