August 31st, 2014

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WORSHIP OF GOD
August 31, 2014
PRELUDE “My Faith It Is an Oaken Staff” Swiss Trad.
RINGING OF THE BELL
WELCOME AND ANNOUCEMENTS
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.85 “Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise”

*CONFESSION OF SIN
Give us courage, Lord, that we might search the deepest and darkest corners of our being for anything that offends your holy name. Give us mercy that we might stand in the brilliance of your light. Give us grace that we might go from this assembly cleansed from our sin and refreshed for your service. Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
*DECLARATION OF PARDON
*GLORIA PATRI NO. 546
RESPONSIVE READING NO. 32, Psalm 139 p503
*HYMN NO.110 “There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy”
NEW TESTAMENT LESSON –Matthew 20:1-16 p 801
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.

SERMON “Is it fair?” Elder Melissa Srivibul
*APOSTLES CREED
L: Let us confess the faith of our baptism, as we say:
P: I believe in God, the Father almighty, Creator of heaven and earth.
I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord. He was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary. He suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried. He descended to the dead. On the third day he rose again. He ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again 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 “God Will Take Care of You” W.S. Martin
*OFFERTORY PRAYER (Unison) We stand before you today, O Lord of life, Creator, Redeemer and Friend, with full hearts, empty hands and open minds. Come live your life in us, O God. Receive our gifts and let joy fill this place and love come upon us like an overflowing stream. Amen.

*HYMN OF DEDICATION NO.307 “O Jesus, I Have Promised”
*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 “ I Will Praise Thee” Benton Price
Assisting in Worship – Liturgist – Jane Gay
*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

ANNOUNCEMENTS: for Week 8/31/14 904-964-7937
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 Labor Day (office close)
6pm Weight-Watcher
TUESDAY 6:30-8:30pm Karate School @ Stump Hall
FRIDAY 6:30-8:30pm Karate School @ Stump Hall

Next Sunday: 9:45-10:30 Sunday Church School; Worship/Communion

NOTE: Thanks to Steve Gay for his ministry in keeping the church lawn in tip top shape. THANKS STEVE!!!

CELEBRATIONS:
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO: 06 Sean W
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY To: 01 Calvin and Sandra C (’57)

*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
fpcstarke@gmail.com

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

August 17th, 2014

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10th Sunday After Pentecost
August 17, 2014
PRELUDE Prelude on “Slane” trad. Irish 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: The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear?
People: The LORD is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be
afraid?
Leader: One thing I asked of the LORD, that will I seek after:
People: To behold the beauty of the LORD, and to inquire in his
temple.
Leader: “Come,” my heart says, “seek his face!”
People: Your face, LORD, do I seek.
Leader: O Lord God of our salvation, we worship and adore you,
People: We will sing your praises for ever and ever. Amen!
*HYMN NO. 26 – “O Worship the King”
*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
SPECIAL MUSIC “All Creatures of Our God and King” Geistliche Kirchengesange, 1623
Dawn Altman, Clarinet
RESPONSIVE READING NO. 17, Psalm 73, Page 486
*HYMN NO. 238 – “Seal Us, O Holy Spirit”
NEW TESTAMENT LESSON – Mark 6: 30-34, 53-56 p.818
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.
SERMON – “A VACATION TO REMEMBER” Dr. Don McGarity
*APOSTLES CREED
Let us confess the faith of our baptism, as we say:
I believe in God, the Father almighty, Creator of heaven and earth.
I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord. He was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary. He suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried. He descended to the dead. On the third day he rose again. He ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again 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
PRESENTATION OF THE CAROLYN B. BRANNON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (See Insert)
OFFERING
OFFERTORY “Praise Him, Praise Him” Chester G. Allen
*DOXOLOGY
*OFFERTORY PRAYER (Unison) We give you thanks and praise you O God, because your love will endure forever. You have given us the gift of your salvation and have placed a deep joy within our hearts. We are more than blessed to be here in your presence through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
*HYMN 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 – “Threefold Amen”
Amen. Amen. A—men.
POSTLUDE “Near to the Heart of God” Cleland B. McAfee
Assisting in Worship – Liturgist- Jane Gay
*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

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

August 3rd, 2014

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8th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST/HOLY COMMUNION
AUGUST 3, 2014
PRELUDE “Deeper and Deeper” Oswald J. Smith
RINGING OF THE BELL
WELCOME AND ANNOUCEMENTS
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 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 NO. 4 – “Praise the Lord, His Glories Show”
*CONFESSION & 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.
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 – “The Prayer”
Barbara Martin, Alto; Jordan Harrell, Tenor
NEW TESTAMENT LEESON – Ephesians 4:11-16 p.951
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.
SERMON – “The Saint in The Mickey Mouse Shirt” Dr. Don McGarity
*APOSTLES CREED
Let us confess the faith of our baptism, as we say:
I believe in God, the Father almighty, Creator of heaven and earth.
I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord. He was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary. He suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried. He descended to the dead. On the third day he rose again. He ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again 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.
OFFERING
OFFERTORY – “Take My Life” John Nessbeck
Jordan Harrell, Tenor
*DOXOLOGY
*OFFERTORY PRAYER (Unison) We stand before you today, O Lord of life, Creator, Redeemer and Friend, with full hearts, empty hands and open minds. Come live your life in us, O God. Receive our gifts and let joy fill this place and love come upon us like an overflowing stream. Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
HOLY COMMUNION SERVICE (See Insert)
* HYMN NO. 443 – “A Parting Hymn We Sing”
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 – “Threefold Amen”
Amen. Amen. A—men.
*POSTLUDE “Air in G” Gordon Young
Assisting in Worship – Liturgist- Jane Gay
*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

HOLY COMMUNION

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

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

ANNOUNCEMENTS: for Week 8/03/14 904-964-7937
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/Comm.
MONDAY 6, Weight-Watcher
TUESDAY 6:30-8:30pm Karate School @ Stump Hall
FRIDAY 6:30-8:30pm Karate School @ Stump Hall

Next Sunday: 9:45-10:30 Sunday Church School; Worship
NOTE: School Supply Drive: the 2014-2015 School Supply list is in your bulletin. Thank You
CELEBRATIONS:
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to: 01 Grant A (1 year)
03 Robert W
05 Hazel 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
fpcstarke@gmail.com

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