Today's guest speaker is Dr. Renny Domske.
Gathering Around the Word
CALL TO WORSHIP from Psalm 30
I will exalt You, Lord, for You lifted me out of the depths.
You did not let my enemies gloat over me.
Lord my God, I called to You for help, and you healed me.
You spared me from going to the depths of hell.
Sing the praises of the Lord, you His faithful people.
Praise His holy Name everywhere!
For His anger lasts only a moment, but His favor lasts
a lifetime. Rejoicing comes in the morning.
Lord, when You favored me, You made my royal mountain stand firm; but when You hid Your face, I was dismayed.
Hear, O Lord, and be merciful to me; Lord, be my help.
You turned my wailing into dancing; You clothed me with
* HYMN “When Morning Gilds the Skies” # 667
* PRAYER OF CONFESSION unison
Holy Father, forgive us. We have selfishly let You down.
Though You should guide us, we inform ourselves.
Though You should fulfill us, we console ourselves.
We think Your truth too high, Your will too hard,
Your power too remote, Your love too free. But they are not!
Heal our confused minds with Your word, our troubled
consciences with Your Love, and our anxious hearts with Your
presence. Forgive us. We need You every hour.
* Time of silent prayer
*Assurance of Pardon
*Response – Gloria Patri
*Passing the Peace
The peace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you.
And also, with you.
Prayer for Illumination
Exodus 33: 7 – 11 Diana Donaldson
Matthew 26: 36 - 46
The Word of the Lord
Thanks be to God!
Sermon: “Where is Your Gethsemane?”
*HYMN “God of Grace and God of Glory” # 307
Presentation of our tithes and offering
*Prayer of dedication
Concerns and Celebrations
Prayers of the People
The Lord’s Prayer
*HYMN “Precious Lord, Take My Hand # 834
BIRTHDAYS: Diana Donaldson, Brynn Hathaway
To the Family of Reba Flowers
Remember our food Collection. And Jesus said, “You give them something to eat.” Please let Betty Fisher know of anyone within the Community that may be in need at this time.
Keith McGill has been moved to UPMC in Pittsburgh. Prayers for his comfort.
Ed Horne is back in Presby hospital. Prayers are needed for him also.
HAPPY MOTHERS DAY!!
We are a small, rural Presbyterian church in southwestern Pennsylvania.