Palm Desert Community Presbyterian Church August 27, 2017
9:30 a.m. Worship Service Prelude Near to the Heart of God/Children of the Heavenly Father by McAfee/arr. Adams Piano: Robert Brown Trombone: Patrick McGihon
Prayer of Confession
Hymn of Preparation #709
Have mercy on us, O God in your loving-kindness. In your great compassion, cleanse us from our sin.
Create in us a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within us. Do not cast us from your presence, or
A Shield About Me Scripture
The Book of Jonah
“The Heart of God” Pastor Doug Garrard
take your Holy Spirit from us. Restore to us the joy of your salvation and sustain us with your bountiful Spirit,
Welcome and Announcements (Thank you for turning off your phone.) Call to Worship
(based on Isaiah 15)
The Lord is our strength and our song,
and He has become our salvation.
He is our God,
and we will praise Him.
The Lord is highly exalted;
Let us sing and worship Him!
Holy God, We Praise Thy Name
The Assurance of Pardon One:
Hymn #650 O For a Heart to Praise My God (verses 1-3)
Hear the good news: Christ died for us while we were yet sinners; that proves God’s love toward us. In the name of Jesus Christ, we are forgiven.
Invitation for Prayer Benediction
Glory to God. Amen!
I Have Decided/Kum Ba Yah Summer Choir
O for a heart to praise my God, A heart from sin set free, A heart that always feels Thy blood, So freely shed for me.
The children and youth are dismissed to Sunday school.
As followers of Jesus Christ we depart to live and serve in His name! Shout to the Lord
by Darlene Zschech, copyright 1993, Wondrous Worship
(based on Psalm 51: 10-12)
Prayers of the People and The Lord’s Prayer
Prayer of Adoration Song
through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
Presentation of Our Tithes and Offerings Offertory
My Jesus, my Savior, Lord there is none like You. All of my days, I want to praise the wonders of Your mighty love. My comfort, my shelter, tower of refuge and strength, Let every breath, all that I am, never cease to worship You. (to chorus)
Chorus: Shout to the Lord, all the earth, let us sing; Power and majesty, praise to the King! Mountains bow down and the seas will roar at the sound of Your name. I sing for joy at the work of Your hands; Forever I’ll love You, forever I’ll stand. Nothing compares to the promise I have in You.
In Every Land Begin the Song Summer Choir
Praise God from whom all blessings flow: Praise Him, all creatures here below: Praise Him above, ye heavenly host; Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost.
Prayer of Dedication
The flowers this morning are given by Larry and Pat Hatfield in celebration of their 57th wedding anniversary
Ada Bancroft We extend our love and prayers to ada’s family.
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Church Staff: Co-Pastor: Doug Garrard Co-Pastor: David Ludwig Church Administrator: Clarke Schlabach Director of Music: Jon McGihon Organist: Robert E. Brown Blended Music Coordinator: Carla Paul Preschool Director: Reichel Ainsworth Director of Youth Ministry: Kathy Aposhian
SUMMER SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE SCHEDULE ONE WORSHIP SERVICE AT
9:30 a.m. through September 3
Director of Children Ministry: Gerry Neighbors Participants in this morning’s worship service: Bill & Cissie Bramer Ushers: Tim Scott, Susan Brown, Joe Lowden, Connie Roller, Walt Stadnyk Greeters: Judy Karwoski & Irene Jensen
SUNDAY CHRISTIAN EDUCATION FOR ADULTS The Adult Christian Education committee has a Summer Bible Study on Exodus in the church Eisenhower Library Sunday mornings. This study, led by Elders and leaders of our church, begins at 8:15 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend.
Worship Team: Carla Paul (piano), Jon McGihon, Jan Skelton Bass: Gilbert Hansen Guitar: Jason Powell Trombone: Patrick McGihon
WEEKDAY OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDY & FELLOWSHIP SONGSHINE—will resume in late September. STEPHEN MINISTRY —To register to become a Stephen Minister, call Jan Garrard at 760-345-0677 or email [email protected]
If you would like a Stephen Minister, call Joan Larsen at 925-360-0756 or email [email protected]
MEN’S WEDNESDAY BIBLE STUDY—This class will resume October 4 on Wednesdays at 6 a.m. in the church Eisenhower Library. Led by Lloyd Macfadyen 760-346-9769. MEN’S LA QUINTA BIBLE STUDY—Stu Parry 330-472-1704. WOMEN’S COMMUNITY BIBLE STUDY—Beginning in September, the study will be on “The Acts of the Apostles: A New Beginning”. For more info call Corky Olander, [email protected]
or 760-200-3120. MENDING HEARTS (sewing group)—meets from 9:00 a.m. till noon in Miller Hall on 1st and 3rd Thursday. Maureen Mulcahey 760-636-4828. SEWING 4 KIDS (sewing group)—meets from 9:00 a.m. till noon in Rm. 104 of FLC every Thursday. Pat Noakes 760-341 6382.
Please have your written bulletin and ‘magazine’ articles to Tidi in the church office by NOON ON TUESDAYS. Include your name and phone number with your article. Or email: [email protected]
August 27, 2017 Sunday Worship Service 9:30 a.m. CONNECTING WITH GOD, ONE ANOTHER AND THE
Online giving to PDCPC by credit card, is available at pdpresby.org Online giving to The Academy Preschool is available at Academy.pdpresby.org
PALM DESERT COMMUNITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
OUR CHURCH’S WEB-SITE ADDRESS IS: pdpresby.org
47-321 Highway 74, Palm Desert, California 92260-5946 Phone: (760) 346-8195 FAX: (760) 773-0115