May 31st, 2015

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TRINITY SUNDAY
May 31, 2015
PRELUDE Praeludium #7 Joshua Mazur
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: God is a creating God.
People: Making all things new through the Father’s love and grace. Leader: God is a redeeming God.
People: Healing our relationship through Jesus, the Son. Leader: God
is a sustaining God.
People: Empowering us for God’s work through the Holy Spirit.
Leader: Holy One, Three in One, we open ourselves to you.
All: Holy One, Three in One, create us, redeem us, sustain us.
Now and forever, Amen.

*HYMN 11 Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty!

*CONFESSION OF SIN
God of grace, love, and communion, we confess that we have failed to love you with all our heart, soul, and mind; and to love our neighbor as ourselves.
We ignore your commandments, stray from your way, and follow other gods.
Have mercy on us. Forgive our sin and raise us to new life that we may serve you faithfully and give honor to your holy name.

*DECLARATION OF PARDON
*GLORIA PATRI NO. 546

ANTHEM Pie Jesu Faure

RESPONSIVE READING NO. 7 Psalm 27, Page 475

*HYMN 39 Come, Ye People, Rise and Sing

GOSPEL LESSON – Mathew 28:16-20 p812
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.

SERMON – THE SILENT PARTNER Dr. Don McGarity

*THE 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

HONORING HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES:
Dawn Dreher and Christopher Wells
OFFERING
OFFERTORY
*DOXOLOGY
*OFFERTORY PRAYER (Unison) We dedicate this money, Lord, for the work of the church, and we ask you to use all that we have and are in your service. Amen.

*HYMN 244 Come, Thou Almighty King

*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.

RESPONSE HYMN 563 Threefold Amen
POSTLUDE “Holy, Holy, Holy” Dan Wells, Trombone
Assisting in Worship – Liturgist-

*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 –Joshua Mazur
Nursery Care-Janice Baldwin
A nursery is provided for infants through kindergartners during worship.
Office Manager- Win Armstrong

ANNOUNCEMENTS: For Week 05/31/15 904-964-7937
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: 9:45-10:30am Sunday Church School; Worship; soup/sand; Session
MONDAY 6pm Weight-Watchers
TUESDAY 6:30-8:30pm Karate School @ Stump Hall
FRIDAY 6:30-8:30pm Karate School @ Stump Hall

Next Sunday: Church School; Worship;
9:45 Adult Bible Study – “The Parables of Jesus” Fellowship Hall taught by Dr. McGarity

CELEBRATIONS
HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 07 Jane G
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A Reception for Hanna and Joshua is being held after Worship in the Stump Hall please come and join us in celebration of their upcoming wedding.
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*Adult Class meets at 9:45am 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

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

May 17th, 2015

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7th Sunday In Easter
May 17, 2015
PRELUDE Praeludium #6 Joshua Mazur
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: 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 28 With A Gladsome Mind

CONFESSION OF SIN
Eternal God, in whom we live and move and have our being, whose face is hidden from us by our sins, and whose mercy we forget in the blindness of our hearts: cleanse us from all our offenses, and deliver us from proud thoughts and vain desires, that with reverent and humble hearts we may draw near to you, confessing our faults, confiding in your grace, and finding in you our refuge and strength; through Jesus Christ your Son.

DECLARATION OF PARDON

GLORIA PATRI NO. 543

ANTHEM Psalm 23 Joshua Mazur

RESPONSIVE READING NO. 15- Psalm 67, Page 484

HYMN 275 Amazing Grace

LESSON II Samuel 6: 1-5, 12-19 P.244, 249
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.

SERMON STANDING ON YOUR HEAD FOR GOD Dr. Don McGarity

THE 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
OFFERING
OFFERTORY
DOXOLOGY
OFFERTORY PRAYER (Unison) 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. 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.

RESPONSE Threefold Amen Amen, Amen, A—men

POSTLUDE Passacaglia in C Buxtehude
Assisting in Worship – Liturgist-

*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 –Joshua Mazur
Nursery Care-Janice Baldwin
A nursery is provided for infants through kindergartners during worship.
Office Manager- Win Armstrong
SESSION
Class of 2015 Class of 2016 Class of 2017
Shana Albert Jeff Jackson Win Armstrong
Marty Genska Dan Wells Jane Gay
Ralph Moulder Melissa Srivibul
Phil Vellenga

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

May 10th, 2015

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6th Sunday of Easter
(Mother’s Day)
May 10, 2015
PRELUDE Per la Gloria D’ardoravi Bononcini
Joshua Mazur, Organist
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
Minister: O come, let us sing to the Lord and shout with joy to the rock
of our salvation.
All: Let us come into God’s presence with thanksgiving, singing
joyful songs of praise.

*HYMN OF PRAISE 150 “Come, Christians, Join to Sing” (Blue Hymnal)

*CONFESSION OF SIN
Most merciful God, we confess that we have sinned against you in thought, word, and deed, by what we have done, and by what we have left undone. We have not loved you with our whole heart; we have not loved our neighbors as ourselves. We are truly sorry and we humbly repent, for the sake of your Son Jesus Christ, have mercy on us and forgive us; that we may delight in your will, and walk in your ways, to the glory of your Name. Amen.

*DECLARATION OF PARDON
*GLORIA PATRI NO. 546

CHORAL ANTHEM Ave Verum Corpus Mozart

UNISON READING NO. 1 – Psalm 1, Page 469 (Red Hymnal)

*HYMN NO. 335 – “Though I May Speak” (Blue Hymnal)

GOSPEL LESSON – Luke 8:19-21 p.841
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.

SERMON – RELATIONSHIPS R US Dr. Don McGarity

*THE 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
OFFERING
OFFERTORY
*DOXOLOGY
*OFFERTORY PRAYER (Unison) We dedicate this money, Lord, for the work of the church, and we ask you to use all that we have and are in your service. Amen.

*HYMN OF DEDICATION NO.417 – “Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation” (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 Fanfare and Allegro Joshua Mazur

Assisting in Worship – Liturgist-

*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 –Joshua Mazur
Nursery Care-Janice Baldwin
A nursery is provided for infants through kindergartners during worship.
Office Manager- Win Armstrong
SESSION
Class of 2015 Class of 2016 Class of 2017
Shana Albert Jeff Jackson Win Armstrong
Marty Genska Dan Wells Jane Gay
Ralph Moulder Melissa Srivibul

May 3rd, 2015

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5th Sunday in Easter
May 3, 2015
PRELUDE Joshua Mazur, Organist
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 41 When Morning Gilds the Skies

CONFESSION & 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 (SOLOIST)
RESPONSIVE READING NO. 35 – Psalm 150, page 506
NEW TESTAMENT LESSON – Acts 2:42-47 p.886
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.

SERMON – Response to The Resurrection: The Essence Of The Church

NICENE CREED:

Let us affirm those things which are most assuredly believed among us:

I believe in one God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and invisible.

I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Only Begotten Son of God, born of the Father before all ages. God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, consubstantial with the Father; Through him all things were made.

For us men and for our salvation he came down from heaven, and by the Holy Spirit was incarnate of the Virgin Mary, and became man.
For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate, he suffered death and was buried, and rose again on the third day 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.

I 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 adored and glorified, who has spoken through the prophets.
I believe in one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church. I confess one baptism for the forgiveness of sins and I look forward to the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come. Amen.

OFFERING (During the offering we invite you to fill out the Fellowship Pad found at the end of each pew. Please pass it down the pew and back making a note of our visitors.)

HYMN 447 – “Let Us Break Bread Together”

DOXOLOGY
OFFERTORY PRAYER (Unison) Grant us, O Lord, we pray, that we may participate worthily in the this Sacrament of Holy Communion and be nourished by this one heavenly Bread. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
HOLY COMMUNION (SEE INSERT)
HYMN 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 Amen
Amen. Amen. A—men.

POSTLUDE
Assisting in Worship – Liturgist-

*ALL WHO ARE ABLE MAY STAND

POSTLUDE

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

April 26th, 2015

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4th Sunday in Easter
April 26, 2015
PRELUDE Joshua Mazur, Organist
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 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
ANTHEM (SOLOIST)
RESPONSIVE READING NO. 4 Psalm 19, Page 471

*HYMN 310 Take, My Life, and Let It Be

GOSPEL LESSON – Acts 2:1-4a; 36-41 p885
Minister: The Word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.

SERMON RESPONSE TO THE RESURRECTION: Invitation to A New Life

*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
OFFERING
OFFERTORY
*DOXOLOGY
*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 407 Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING

*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 Amen
Amen. Amen. A—men.
POSTLUDE
Assisting in Worship – Liturgist-

*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 –Joshua Mazur
Nursery Care-Janice Baldwin
A nursery is provided for infants through kindergartners during worship.
Office Manager- Win Armstrong
SESSION
Class of 2015 Class of 2016 Class of 2017
Shana Albert Jeff Jackson Win Armstrong
Marty Genska Dan Wells Jane Gay
Ralph Moulder Melissa Srivibul

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