July 26th, 2020 Full Worship Service with Bulletin

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SERVICE FOR THE LORD’S DAY

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost A, July 26, 2020

Sanctuary Worship at 10:55 a.m.

PRELUDE

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

*CALL TO WORSHIP Liturgist, Amy Turner

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

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

One: The Lord upholds those who are falling;

All: God raises those who are bowed down. (Psalm 145:14)

One: If God is for us, who can be against us?

All: Nothing can separate us from God’s love. (Romans 8:31, 39)

*INTROIT This is the Day

*PRAYER OF THE DAY

*OPENING HYMN God of the Ages, Whose Almighty Hand PH 262

PRAYER OF CONFESSION

Merciful God, we confess that we have not loved you with our whole heart. We have failed to be an obedient church. We have not done your will, we have broken your law, we have rebelled against your love. We have not loved our neighbors, and we have refused to hear the cry of the needy. Forgive us, we pray. Free us for joyful obedience; through Jesus Christ our Lord

(Personal and Silent Prayers of Confession.)

*GLORIA PATRI

FIRST READING Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 N.T. p. 14

One: The inspired Word of the Lord.

All: Thanks be to God

SPECIAL MUSIC “I Want Jesus to Walk with me.”

Duet: Carolyn Ainsworth and Pam Veltkamp

SERMON READING Romans 8:26-39 N.T. p. 158

One: The inspired Word of the Lord.

All: Thanks be to God

SERMON The Certainity of Love in Romans Rev. Chris Turner

*SECOND HYMN Guide Me, O Thou Great JehovahPH 281

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

JOYS & CONCERNS/PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

LORD’S PRAYER (Traditional) PH p. 16

RESPONSE “Amen”

OFFERTORY

*DOXOLOGY

*SENDING HYMN My Faith Looks Up to TheePH 383

*BLESSING AND CHARGE

*RESPONSE Lord, Dismiss Us with Thy Blessings PH 538

POSTLUDE

NEXT SUNDAYS LECTIONARY READING :

Genesis 32:22-31 and Psalm 17:1-7, 15 • Isaiah 55:1-5 and Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21 • Romans 9:1-5 • Matthew 14:13-21

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.

Don Hamilton, Jon Kim, Joy Shin, Desa Lee-Laid, Don Leiter.

Prayer Concerns (alphabetical order):

(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).

Abby Parham (health issues).

Charlie Parham (at home, 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).

Candace Scalzitti (in patient treatment, daughter of Amy and Chris)

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

UPCOMING DATES

Sunday (July 26th)

10:55 Worship (Inside)

1:30 Bible Study (Zoom)

3:00 Session Stated Zoom Meeting

Sunday (August 2rd)

10:55 Worship (Inside) Communion.

1:30 Zoom Bible study.

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

Liturgist: Amy Turner • Music Director: Dr. Clara Richardson • Organist: Charles Shelton

Westminster Presbyterian Church Website: wpcabilene.org.

Westminster’s  MISSION EMPHASIS  for the month of AUGUST is

SCHOOL SUPPLIES  for REAGAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

These  S C H O O L   S U P P L I E S  are really NEEDED

by some most DESERVING young STUDENTS.

The  SCHOOL SUPPLIES  which  Y O U  donate for them will

help them LEARN, will advance their EDUCATION, and even

 will make them HAPPY to be IN and to STAY in school.

Please CHECK the LISTS on the poster in the Narthex,

 please  B U Y  the listed supplies, and

 please  P U T  these supplies on the table 

and in the box in the Narthex.

  Y O U  also can  P A Y  for needed  SCHOOL SUPPLIES  

by making YOUR checks out to “Westminster,”  

by writing “School Supplies” on the memo lines, 

and by putting YOUR checks in the offering plates, 

or by MAILING them to the CHURCHor 

to the Church’s TreasurerTIM ADCOCKat 

2401 S. Willis St., Ste. 108, Abilene, Texas 79605.  

Please make a  B I G  difference in the LIVES of needy CHILDREN!

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

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