Sunday, August 9, 2020
Welcome back to part three of Proverbs. Here, we examine a tiny cross-section of Solomon's God-given wisdom and look ahead to the next section in Ecclesiastes.Prelude - "How Big is God?" (arr. Stuart Hamblen) - Micah Wright, PianoWelcome & News of the ChurchCall to WorshipHymn #349 - "O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing"Children's Message, led by Keri ScrogginsConfession and Assurance, led by Rev. Sharon YagerlenerPraise Song - "Hear our Praises" - Danny Fehsenfeld, piano, voiceSermon - "Wise Sayings of Solomon" (Proverbs 10:1–12), by Rev. Jason GrifficeOffertory - "It is Well" (arr. Mark Hayes) - Covenant ChoirPrayers of the People, led by Amy Hemseri-SabalaBenedictionO For a Thousand Tongues to SingO for a thousand tongues to singMy great Redeemer's praise,The glories of my God and King,The triumphs of His grace!My gracious Master and my God,Assist me to proclaim,To spread through all the earth abroadThe honors of Thy name.Jesus! the name that charms our fears,That bids our sorrows cease,'Tis music in the sinner's ears,'Tis life and health and peace.He breaks the power of cancelled sin,He sets the prisoner free;His blood can make the foulest clean,His blood availed for me.Hear Him, ye deaf; His praise, ye dumb,Your loosened tongues employ;Ye blind, behold your Savior come;And leap, ye lame, for joy!
Communion Sunday, August 2, 2020
Wisdom does not come from the world, and we in the world cannot look to the world to receive it. How then shall we acquire wisdom? Prelude—"There is a Fountain" (arr. Mark Hayes) - Micah Wright, pianoWelcome & News of the ChurchCall to WorshipHymn #454 - "Trust and Obey" (v. 1, 2, 3)Children's Message, led by Keri ScrogginsConfession and Assurance, led by Amy Hemseri-SabalaPraise Song—"What a Beautiful Name" - Danny Fehsenfeld, piano, voiceSermon—"Trust in the Lord" (Proverbs 3:1–18) by Rev. Jason GrifficeOffertory—"Be Still" by Danny FehsenfeldServing the Sacrament of CommunionBenedictionTrust and ObeyWhen we walk with the LordIn the light of His Word,What a glory He sheds on our way!While we do His good will,He abides with us still,And with all who will trust and obey.Trust and obey, for there's no other wayTo be happy in Jesus, but to trust and obeyNot a shadow can rise,Not a cloud in the skies,But His smile quickly drives it away;Not a doubt or a fear,Not a sigh or a tear,Can remain when we trust and obey.Trust and obey, for there's no other wayTo be happy in Jesus, but to trust and obeyNot a burden we bear,Not a sorrow we share,But our toil He doth richly repay;Not a grief or a loss,Not a frown or a cross,But is blest if we trust and obey.Trust and obey, for there's no other wayTo be happy in Jesus, but to trust and obey
Sunday, July 26, 2020
Another week of lockdown ends and another Sabbath Day begins. What shall we do in these days of lessened activity and day of rest? Certainly we are not to do nothing. Let us turn, then, to the Scriptures to equip ourselves with wisdom in preparation for these days ahead.Prelude - "Christians, We Have Met to Worship" (arr. Mark Hayes) - Micah Wright, pianoWelcome & News of the ChurchCall to WorshipHymn #376 - "Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken"Moment for Children & Youth, led by Keri ScrogginsConfession and Assurance, led by Amy Hemseri-SabalaSong of Praise - "Awesome God" - Danny Fehsenfeld, voice, pianoSermon "Where do I Begin?" (Proverbs 1:1–7) by Rev. Jason GrifficeOffertory - "I Am God" - Danny Fehsenfeld, voice, pianoPastoral Prayer, led by Rev. Sharon YagerlenerBenedictionGlorious Things of Thee are SpokenGlorious things of thee are spoken,Zion, city of our God;He whose word cannot be brokenFormed thee for His own abode.On the Rock of Ages founded,What can shake thy sure repose?With salvation's walls surrounded,Thou mayest smile at all thy foes.See the streams of living waters,Wpringing from eeternal Love,Well supply thy sons and daughters,And all fear of want remove.Who can faint while such a riverEver flows their thirst to assuage?Grace which, like the Lord, the Giver,Never fails from age to age!Round each habitation hovering,See the cloud and fire appearFor a glory and a covering,Showing that the Lord is near!Thus deriving from their bannerLight by night and shade by day,Safe they feed upon the mannaWhich He gives them when they pray.Amen.
Sunday, July 19, 2020
Prelude—"Jesus is Coming Again" (arr. Fred Bock) - piano by Micah WrightWelcome & News of the ChurchCall to WorshipHymn #377—"Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee" (v. 1, 2, 4)Moment for Children & Youth, led by Keri ScrogginsConfession and Assurance, led by Amy Hemseri-SabalaPraise Song—"How Great is Our God" - Danny Fehsenfeld, voice, pianoSermon—"God Given Wisdom" (I Kings 4:29–34) by Rev. Jason GrifficeOffertory—"Praise to the Lord, The Almighty" (arr. Mack Wilburg) - PCC Men's EnsemblePastoral Prayer, led by Rev. Sharon YagerlenerBenediction by Rev. Jason GrifficeJoyful, Joyful, We Adore TheeJoyful, joyful, we adore Thee,God of glory, Lord of love;Hearts unfold like flowers before Thee,Opening to the sun above.Melt the clouds of sin and sadness,Drive the dark of doubt away;Giver of immortal gladness,Fill us withthe light of day.All Thy works with joy surround Thee,Earth and heaven reflect Thy rays,Stars and angels sing around Thee,Center of unbroken praise.Field and forest, vale and mountain,Flowery meadow, flashing sea,Chanting bird and flowing fountain,Call us to rejoice in Thee.Mortals, join the happy chorusWith the morning stars began;Father love is reigning o'er us,Brother love binds man to man.Ever singing, march we onward,Victors in the midst of strife,Joyful music leads us sun-wardIn the triumphs song of life.Amen.
Sunday, July 12, 2020
Welcome back after a warm week this Summer. Prelude—"Come, Christians, Join to Sing" (arr. Mark Hayes) - Micah Wright, pianoWelcome & News of the ChurchCall to WorshipHymn #336 - "O Worship the King"Moment for Children & Youth, led by Keri ScrogginsConfession and Assurance, led by Amy Hemseri-SabalaPraise Song—"Our God" by Chris Tomlin - Danny Fehsenfeld, voice, piano"Humble Yourself" (I Peter 5:1–11) by Rev. Jason GrifficeCall for the Tithes & OfferingsOffertory—"Seekers of Your Heart / Lord We Want to Know You" by Danny FehsenfeldPastoral Prayer, led by Rev. Sharon YagerlenerBenedictionO Worship the KingO worship the King all glorious above,And gratefully sing His wonderful love;Our shield and Defender, the Ancient of Days,Pavilioned in splendor and girded with praise.O tell of His might and sing of His grace,Whose robe is the light, whose canopy space;His chariots of wrath the deep thunderclouds form,And dark is His path on the wings of the storm.Thy bountiful care what tongue can recite?It breathes in the air, it shines in the light,It streams from the hills, it descends to the plain,And sweetly distills in the dew and the rain.Frail children of dust, and feeble as frail,In Thee do we trust, nor find Thee to fail;Thy mercies how tender, how firm to the end,Our Maker, Defender, Redeemer and Friend.Amen
Sunday, July 5, 2020
Happy Independence day! I hope you managed some sleep last night with all the celebrating going on. Here's what we have for you this week: Prelude—"Holy, Holy, Holy" (arr. Mark Hayes) - Micah Wright, pianoWelcome & News of the ChurchCall to WorshipHymn #360—"You Servants of God, Your Master Proclaim" v. 1, 3, 4 Moment for Children & YouthConfession and Assurance, led by Amy Hemseri-SabalaPraise Song—"Heart of Worship" - Danny Fehsenfeld, voice, pianoScripture reading (I Peter 4:1–11) read by Don BeardSermon "Discipline Isn't the Enemy" by Rev. Jason GrifficeOffertory—"America the Beautiful" (arr. Ward & Radulescu) - PCC Men's EnsembleServing the Sacrament of Communion, led by Rev. Jason Griffice and Rev. Sharon YagerlenerBenedictionYou Servants of God, Your Master ProclaimYou servants of God, your Master proclaim,And publish abroad His wonderful name;The name, all victorious, of Jesus extol:His kingdom is glorious, He rules over all."Salvation to God, who sits on the throne!"Let all cry aloud and honor the Son;The praises of Jesus the angels proclaim,Fall down on their faces and worship the Lamb.Then let us adore and give Him His right—All glory and power, all wisdom and might,All honor and blessing, with angels above,And thanks neverceasing, and infinite love.
Sunday, June 28, 2020
Welcome again to another week of worship! This week, we have a guest pastor preaching: Tim McCalmont. He'll be teaching us about the quiet times when we have little to do or are in a place where we can't do much of anything.Prelude—"Beneath the Cross of Jesus" (arr. Mark Hayes) - Micah Wright, pianoWelcome & News of the Church (Rev. Jason Griffice)Call to Worship (Rev. Tim McCalmont)Hymn #319—"Immortal, Invisible, God only Wise" v. 1, 3, 4Moment for Children & Youth (Keri Scroggins)Confession and Assurance (Rev. Jason Griffice)Praise Song—"Holy Spirit" - Danny Fehsenfeld, piano, voiceSermon—"Waiting in the Dark" (Isaiah 40:27–31) by Rev. Tim McCalmontCall for the Tithes and Offerings (Rev. Jason Griffice)Offertory—"Word of God Speak" - Danny Fehsenfeld, piano, voicePastoral Prayer (Rev. Sharon Yagerlener)Benediction (Rev. Tim McCalmont)Immortal, Invisible, God only WiseImmortal, invisible, God only wise,In light inaccessible hid from our eyes,Most blessed, most glorious, the Ancient of Days,Almighty, victorious, Thy great name we praise.To all, life Thou givest, to both great and small;In all life Thou livest, the true life of all;We blossom and flourish as leaves on the tree,And wither and perish—but naught changeth Thee.Great Father of glory, pure Father of light,Thine angels adore Thee, all veiling their sight;All praise we would render: O help us to see'Tis only the splendor of light hideth Thee.Amen.