July 12th, 2020 Full worship service with bulletin.

 

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SERVICE FOR THE LORD’S DAY

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost A, July 12, 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 word of the Lord will not return empty;

All: it will accomplish all that God intends. (Isaiah 55:10)

One: You shall love the Lord your God,

All: and love your neighbor as yourself. (Luke 10:27)

*INTROIT “Sanctuary” STF 2164

*PRAYER OF THE DAY

*OPENING HYMN O for a Thousands Tongues to Sing PH 466

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 13:1-9 N.T. p. 13

One: The inspired Word of the Lord.

All: Thanks be to God

SPECIAL MUSIC “Fill my Cup, Lord”

SERMON READING Genesis 25:19-34 O.T. p. 21

One: The inspired Word of the Lord.

All: Thanks be to God

SERMON Unexpectedness and God Rev. Chris Turner

*SECOND HYMN “I Sing the Mighty Power of God” PH 288

*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 Breathe on me Breath of GodPH 316

*BLESSING AND CHARGE

*BENEDICTION RESPONSE “There’s a Sweet, Sweet Spirit PH 398

POSTLUDE

NEXT SUNDAYS LECTIONARY READING :

Genesis 28:10-19a and Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 • Wisdom of Solomon 12:13, 16-19 or Isaiah 44:6-8 and Psalm 86:11-17 • Romans 8:12-25 • Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

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.

Margie Dawley, Robert Gaines, Kirk Garson, Connie Gill, Jim and Jewell Halford.

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).

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).

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

UPCOMING DATES

Pastor Chris will be on vacation from July 13 through July 19. I will return on July 20.

Sunday (July 12th)

10:55 Worship (Inside)

1:30 Bible Study (Zoom)

Sunday (July 19th)

10:55 Worship (Inside)

1:30 NO Zoom Bible study. Pastor Chris is on vacation.

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

Westminster Presbyterian Church Website: wpcabilene.org.

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 .

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 writing “BUFFALO GAP CAMP” on the MEMO line.                                                                                   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

July 05, 2020 Full Worship Service

Full Worship Service with Communion.

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SERVICE FOR THE LORD’S DAY

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost A, July 5, 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: Weeping may linger for the night,

All: but joy comes with the morning. (Psalm 30:5)

One: Who will save us from the ways of death?

All: Jesus Christ our Lord; thanks be to God! (Romans 7:24-25)

*INTROIT “Sanctuary” STF 2164

*PRAYER OF THE DAY

*OPENING HYMN Come, Thou Almighty King PH 139

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 45:10-17 O.T. p. 517

One: The inspired Word of the Lord.

All: Thanks be to God

SPECIAL MUSIC “Come Sunday” Elllington

SERMON READING Matthew 11:25-30 N.T. p. 12

One: The inspired Word of the Lord.

All: Thanks be to God

SERMON Thanksgiving, Offense, and Good News Rev. Chris Turner

*STATEMENT OF FAITH “The Nicene Creed” (Ecumenical Version) PH p. 14PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE/JOYS & CONCERNS

RESPONSE “Amen”

OFFERTORY

*DOXOLOGY

PARTAKING OF THE LORD’S SUPPER

Invitation to the Table of the Lord

GREAT THANKSGIVING

Leader: Remember the Lord Jesus.

People: We remember and are thankful.

Leader: Lift up your hearts.

People: We lift them to the Lord.

Leader: Let us pray. It is truly right and …

LORD’S PRAYER

BREAKING OF THE BREAD

COMMUNION OF THE PEOPLE

PRAYER AFTER COMMUNION

*SENDING HYMN Be Known to Us in Breaking BreadPH 505

*CHARGE AND BLESSING

*BENEDICTION RESPONSE “Lift Every Voice and Sing (V. 1) PH 563

POSTLUDE

NEXT SUNDAYS LECTIONARY READING :

Genesis 25:19-34 and Psalm 119:105-112 • Isaiah 55:10-13 and Psalm 65:(1-8), 9-13 • Romans 8:1-11 • Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23

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.

Joe and Sarah Cook, Cary and Mary Cooke, Bobbie Core, Ruth Cranor

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).

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).

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

UPCOMING DATES

Sunday (July 5th)

10:55 Worship (Inside) (Communion)

1:30 Bible Study (Zoom)

Tuesday (July 7th)

1:30 Church Health Team (Zoom)

Sunday (July 12th)

10:55 Worship (Inside)

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

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.

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 .

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 writing “BUFFALO GAP CAMP” on the MEMO line.                                                                                   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