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July 19, 2020 Worship

Thank you for worshiping with us this morning. You can follow along with the order of worship below. Each video will play on this page and the words to the prayers and hymns are listed below the video. If you so choose, there is a YouTube playlist listed below for “one-click worship.” The words to hymns and prayers for the playlist can be found by clicking “show more” on the bottom left, below each video. For both choices, closed captions can be used by clicking the “CC” button at the bottom right in the video screen.

YouTube Playlist

 

Prelude

Adagio from Sonata in B-flat” (K570) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Frances Slade, piano

 

Call to Worship, Welcome, Prayer of Confession
& Assurance of Forgiveness

Rev. David A. Davis

Prayer of Confession
Merciful God,
you pardon all who truly repent and turn to you.
We humbly confess our sins and ask your mercy.
We have not loved you with a pure heart,
nor have we loved our neighbors as ourselves.
We have not done justice, loved kindness,
or walked humbly with you, our God.
Have mercy on us, O God, in your loving-kindness.
In your great compassion,
cleanse us from our sin.
Do not cast us away from your presence,
or take your Holy Spirit from us.
Restore to us the joy of your salvation
and sustain us with your bountiful Spirit.
This we pray in the name of Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

Hymn

It Is Well with My Soul” (Glory to God # 850)

Elem Eley

1. When peace like a river
attendeth my way,
when sorrows like sea billows roll,
whatever my lot, thou hast taught me to say,
it is well, it is well with my soul.

Refrain:
It is well with my soul;
it is well; it is well with my soul.

2. Though Satan should buffet,
though trials should come,
let this blest assurance control,
that Christ hath regarded
my helpless estate,
and hath shed his own blood for my soul. (Refrain)

3. He lives: O the bliss
of this glorious thought.
My sin, not in part, but the whole,
is nailed to the cross and I bear it no more.
Praise the Lord, praise the Lord, O my soul! (Refrain)

4. Lord, hasten the day
when our faith shall be sight,
the clouds be rolled back as a scroll,
the trumpet shall sound and the Lord shall descend;
even so it is well with my soul. (Refrain)

 

Time with Children

Corrie Berg

Acts 18:1-22

  1. Where does Paul find the encouragement he needs to keep traveling and spreading the Good News?
  2. Where do you find encouragement when you are discouraged?

 

Scripture Lessons & Sermon

“Comfort Food”

Rev. David A. Davis

Psalm 23 (KJV)

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.

Romans 8:18-39

 

Hymn

O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go” (Glory to God #833)

Maria Palombo & Noel Werner, piano

1. O Love that wilt not let me go,
I rest my weary soul in thee;
I give thee back the life I owe,
that in thine ocean depths its flow
may richer, fuller be.

2. O Light that followest all my way,
I yield my flickering torch to thee;
my heart restores its borrowed ray,
that in thy sunshine’s blaze its day
may brighter, fairer be.

3. O Joy that seekest me through pain,
I cannot close my heart to thee;
I trace the rainbow through the rain,
and feel the promise is not vain
that morn shall tearless be.

4. O Cross that liftest up my head,
I dare not ask to fly from thee;
I lay in dust life’s glory dead,
and from the ground there blossoms red
life that shall endless be.

 

Affirmation of Faith, Call for Offering & Prayers of the People

Rev. Lauren J. McFeaters

Philippians 2:5-11
Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus,
who, though he was in the form of God,
did not regard equality with God as something to be exploited,
but emptied himself,
taking the form of a servant,
being born in human likeness.
And being found in human form he humbled himself
and became obedient to the point of death – even death on a cross.
Therefore God also highly exalted him
and gave him the name that is above every name,
so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bend,
in heaven and on earth and under the earth,
and every tongue confess
that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God!
Thanks be to God.

 

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Tending the Flock

Death

Julia Vinson, mother of Dennis Vinson, mother-in-law of Libby Swanke Vinson, grandmother of Cole, Grant, and James on July 11, 2020 in Ambler, PA. 

 

Offertory

“Jesus Loves Me “arr. Mark Loria

The Lord Family, Thomsen Family & Noel Werner, piano

 

Benediction


Rev. David A. Davis

 

Postlude

Allegro from Sonata in B-flat” (K570) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Frances Slade, piano

 

Adult Education

“Eve” presented by Rev. Cynthia Jarvis, created by First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia

Video

Study Guide

 

 

All-Ages Zoom Coffee hour

Check your email for the link. We will begin promptly at 11:00 a.m.

 

Opportunities For Outdoor Worship and Fellowship

Large Group Sign-up


“Adagio from Sonata in B-flat” (K570). Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791). Public Domain.

“It Is Well With My Soul” Text: Horatio G. Spafford, 1876, alt. Music: Philip P. Bliss, 1876. Public Domain.

“O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go” Text: George Matheson, 1881, alt. Music: Albert Lister Peace, 1884, alt. Public Domain.

“Jesus Loves Me” Text: Anna Bartlett Warner, 1859; Music: William Batchelder Bradbury, 1862, alt., arr. Mark Loria © 2017 Choristers Guild. Musical streaming and print rights granted under OneLicense #A-730100.

“Allegro from Sonata in B-flat” (K470). Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791). Public Domain.

Hymns from “Glory to God” the Presbyterian Church (USA) Hymnal. Musical streaming and print rights granted under OneLicense #A-730100 and CCLI#11457258.