North Presbyterian Church

 

May 24, 2020                                                                                                           Sunday Worship

 

Silent Prayer of Preparation: I will arise and go to my father and say to him….

 

Welcome          Remember while we are in different places, God is always with us, Emmanuel.

 

Introit:   How can I say thanks for the things you have done for me? Things so undeserved, yet you gave to prove your love for me; the voices of a million angels could not express my gratitude. All that I am, and ever hope to be; I owe it all to Thee. To God be the glory,(3x’s) for the things He has done. With his blood he has saved me; with his power he has raised me; To God be the glory for the things He has done.  Just let me live my life – let it be pleasing, Lord, to Thee; and if I gain any praise, let it go to Calvary.  With his…     Red 365

                                                                                     

Call to Worship:                                                                                                     

           

            Because Christ is risen, risen INDEED! Let us worship God!                                                                      

¨    Hymn  

 

¨    Prayer of Confession: (Unison)

 (please pray silently).   Lord, speak to us, help us to hear. Restore to us the joy of your salvation, in Christ we pray.  Amen. 

 

¨    Assurance of Pardon

            Christ offers us life in his name!

            Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia, in Christ we are forgiven and set free, all of us!

 

Response:       Thine is the glory, Risen, conquering Son; Endless is the victory

Thou o’er death hast won.

                                 

Prayer for peace        God, speak your peace and grace quietly into our hearts and souls,

there are those in great need, grant all of us peace, In Christ we pray.  Amen.

 

Prayer for Illumination:   Your word is Spirit and Life, O Lord, richer than gold, stronger

than death, your word is Spirit and Life, O Lord, Life everlasting.

 

Old Testament Lesson                        I Samuel 13: 7-12                                                                  

          

Children’s Time                      “What is the hardest thing for you to wait for?”

                                   

Song of Solomon 4                                                            

                                                                    

New Testament Lesson                                   Acts 1: 15-26

                                                      

These are the Words of the Lord:       Thanks be to God

 

 Sermon                           “Hard to Wait”                                     Rev. Stuart C. Buisch

 

¨ Creed                                                                                                                        

 

¨ Hymn         

 

Joys and Concerns/Prayers of the People/Lord’s Prayer

 

            Please keep the congregation in your prayers. Thanks for sending cards and calling

on the phone those of our members and friends.

 

¨ Hymn          O Master, let me walk with Thee In lowly paths of service free; Tell me Thy secret-help me bear the strain of toil, the fret of care.

                                                  

 Charge   

           

¨ Benediction             May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God and the community of the Holy Spirit be with us all evermore.  Amen.

 

Benediction Response                                                                             

Because He lives I can face tomorrow, because he lives all fear is gone, because I know God holds the future and life is worth the living just because he lives.

 

Thank you to those who are giving tithes, offerings and gifts.

 

Nancy Treichler contacted me and suggested that she would plant flowers around our sign and cannas in the area out front behind the sign but that for this year we limit the garden in that way. Perhaps interested persons could give money to food cupboards like TCCO either directly or through the church in lieu of buying geraniums.

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