Full Worship Service for June 28, 2020

Full worship with a sermon on Matthew 10:40-42.

Bulletin PDF: 20200628_4rd_Sunday_After_Pentecost_A_(Bulletin)

SERVICE FOR THE LORD’S DAY

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost A, June 28, 2020

Sanctuary Worship at 10:55 a.m.

PRELUDE

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

*CALL TO WORSHIP Liturgist, Sheila Smith

One: Our help is in the name of the Lord,

All: maker of heaven and earth. (Psalm 124:8)

One: Welcome one another in Jesus’ name,

All: for Christ is truly present among us. (Matt. 10:40)

One: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;

All: the mercies of God never come to an end. (Lam. 3:22)

*INTROIT “Sanctuary” STF 2164

*PRAYER OF THE DAY

*OPENING HYMN How Great Thou Art PH 464

PRAYER OF CONFESSION (Based on Romans 7:14-27)

God, we confess that we have sinned in your sight. Despite our best efforts and intentions, we have failed to consistently live in ways that bring honor to your name. Forgive us. Through the grace of Jesus Christ and the power of the Holy Spirit, set us free from the grip of sin—from attitudes and actions that do not lead to life.

(Personal and Silent Prayers of Confession.)

*GLORIA PATRI

FIRST READING Psalm 13 O.T. p. 494

One: The inspired Word of the Lord.

All: Thanks be to God

SEROM READING Matthew 20:40-42 N.T. p. 11

SERMON The Power of Welcoming Rev. Chris Turner

*RESPONSIVE HYMN “I’ve Got Peace Like a River” PH 368

*STATEMENT OF FAITH The Apostles Creed” (Traditional Version) PH p. 14

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE/JOYS & CONCERNS/LORD’S PRAYER (PH p. 16)

RESPONSE “Amen”

OFFERTORY

*DOXOLOGY

*SENDING HYMN O Jesus, I Have PromisedPH 388

*CHARGE AND BLESSING

*BENEDICTION RESPONSE Farewell Good FriendsPH 537

POSTLUDE

NEXT SUNDAYS LECTIONARY READING :

Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67 and Psalm 45:10-17 or Song of Solomon 2:8-13 • Zechariah 9:9-12 and Psalm 145:8-14 • Romans 7:15-25a • Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30

The Session and the Westminster Shepherds have decided that we should be praying for the members/friends of our church. Each newsletter and bulletin will have a list of members/friends to pray for each week. These members are not necessarily sick or in need of specific prayer, we just want all of our members to be prayed for regularly.

Cherie Bishop, Barbara Backus, The Cheneverts: James, Rebecca, Joey, and David.

Prayer Concerns (alphabetical order):

Prayer Concerns (alphabetical order):

(Please let Pastor Chris know if someone needs added or removed from the prayer list.)

(The list needs updated. Please contact Pastor Chris to add or remove people from the list.)

Barbara Backus (health issues).

Mary Cooke (health issues).

Jim Halford (health issues).

Heather Harvey (Rebekah Chenevert’s half sister, general prayers).

Barbara Hermanson (Mona Rood’s sister) (Health Issues).

Desa Lee-Laird (health issues).

Charlie Parham (recovering from Surgery).

Polly Porter (health issues).

The Presswood Family: (Katy, Sara and Joe, and granddaughter Clara).

Bill Rood (health issues).

Farren Sadler (health issues).

Candace Samuelson (health issues).

  • Marvin Turner (Pastor Chris’ dad) (health issues)
  • The Church and members of Westminster Presbyterian Church.

Sunday (June 28th)

10:55 Worship (Inside)

1:30 Bible Study (Zoom)

Monday (June 29th)

1:00 Pastor Chris moderating the session of Colorado City and Snyder.

Sunday (July 5th)

10:55 Worship (Inside) (Communion)

1:30 Bible Study (Zoom)

To join the work and ministry of this congregation, please speak to the pastor at 325–864–7601 or email wpcabilene@gmail.com.

Westminster Presbyterian Church Website: wpcabilene.org

Pastor: Rev. Chris Turner (325) 864–7601 (feel free to call or text) or revchristurner@mac.com. Liturgist: Sheila Smith • Music Director: Dr. Clara Richardson • Organist: Charles Shelton

Some of you have requested information regarding tithing or donating to the Buffalo Gap Encampment (our mission emphasis for June):

**CONTRIBUTIONS and DONATIONS** to Westminster, and/or to the Mission Emphasis of Westminster, can be MAILED to (if you are donating to the **Buffalo Gap Presbyterian Encampment**, please note this in the memo line.

Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4515 South 14th Street, Abilene, Texas 79605–4736,

or to the Church’s Treasurer

Tim Adcock, Suite 108, 2401 South Willis Street, Abilene, Texas 79605–6254.

Some of you have requested information regarding tithing or donating to the BUFFAL GAP PRESBYTERIAN ENCAMPMENT (our mission emphasis for JUNE):

Westminster STILL is collecting ALUMINUM CANS for the

BUFFALO GAP PRESBYTERIAN ENCAMPMENT —

A PLACE FOR GROWING !

These CANS are sold, and the MONEY raised is used

to help defray the COSTS of running the Encampment

and to help K E E P it O P E N .

Just put your SACKS of cans in the HALLWAY

down from the Church Office.

DONATIONS also can be MADE by making out a CHECK to “Westminster”,

and writingBUFFALO GAP CAMP” on the MEMO line.

BGPE IS EXPERIENCING A VERY DIFFICULT FINANCIAL SITUATION.

G I V E your CANS! & S H A R E your FAITH! & S P R E A D the GOSPEL!

The PRESBYTERIAN FOOD Pantry feeds the HUNGRY & so can YOU!

Each and every SUNDAY just put YOUR donations of NON-perishable FOOD items, CASH

money (including SAVED change), and TOILETRY items, in the grocery CART in the Narthex.

DONATIONS also can be MADE by making out a CHECK to “Westminster”,

and writing FOOD PANTRY on the MEMO line.

THANK you for Y O U R support of THIS vital ministry.

G I V E your MONEY! & S H A R E your FOOD! & F E E D the HUNGRY