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JUNE 29, 2014


Welcome to Cityview Presbyterian Church

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To Our Guests: Visiting a church can be an intimidating experience. We are glad that you are here, and we hope to remove as much of that awkwardness as we can from your visit to Cityview. Our worship service usually lasts about 90 minutes. This worship guide will help you navigate the service. There are short paragraphs on the next page to explain each part of the service. The service is designed to be accessible to you, whether you’ve spent years in the church or you’ve never been to a church service in your life. During the service, we will try to help you understand how the message of Jesus can apply to your life today. If you are new to Cityview or just visiting, we would love to know that you were here. The Connection Cards, which can be found in this bulletin, are a place for you to let us know whatever information you might want us to know, and to request any information from us that you might need. You may put this in the offering when it is passed at the end of the service. Pastor Dan Adamson (dadamson@cityviewchicago.org) is always enthusiastic to meet you in person, as well.

Community Life: After the Service Each week, we linger for fellowship with one another. Please join us for refreshments in the cafeteria. Community Groups Community Groups are the primary way to get to know people at Cityview. At a Community Group, you will be invited to deepen your spiritual involvement with others. You will find a weekly opportunity to study the scripture passage for the upcoming week’s sermon and pray together. Community Groups break for the summer months, but will resume in the Fall.

Children of all ages are welcome in the worship service.

Bi-Weekly Dinner and Discussion on Work & Faith June 10 & 24; July 8 & 22; Aug 12 & 26 / 7PM Join us as we discuss work and how it fits in with our faith and the kingdom of God. We will have 4 dinner/ discussions the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of June-August at the Adamson’s (1812 S Dearborn Unit 8). RSVP to Dan.

Nursery is provided during the service for children 2 years of age and younger.

Visit cityviewchicago.org/news to see all upcoming events.

Children ages three through 5th grade are given the choice of attending Sunday school classes beginning during the greeting portion of the service.

All songs used by permission CCLI License #11041992

If you have any questions about children’s ministry at Cityivew, please contact Interim Children’s Ministry Coordinator Lynda Adamson (lyndabadamson@gmail.com).

Scripture reprinted from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission.

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The Liturgy Preparing in Stillness

We often come into worship tired, overwhelmed and distracted. If we are honest we are not prepared to worship God. Each week, we take a few moments to quiet our hearts to prepare to meet God in worship. Please take this time to read the reflections, look over the rest of the service or pray as we anticipate being called into worship.

Call to Worship

We need to be “called” to come and worship God because we default to thinking the world revolves around our needs and agendas- and also because we struggle to believe that God truly wants us to draw near to him. The call to worship focuses our attention on God and prepares us to meet him.

Confession of Sin

Because sin is so pervasive in both our individual and corporate lives, we are called to come before God with honesty and transparency, confessing our failures and brokenness and asking for both healing and forgiveness through Jesus Christ. We confess corporately to show our unity even in our brokenness.

Assurance of Grace

Christ has given the Church authority to declare forgiveness of sins in his name. Because of this, when the liturgist proclaims that your sins are forgiven, you can know that Christ agrees.

The Sermon

Some view the sermon as a way to get principles for “right” living. In reality, as we open the Scripture we corporately encounter Christ. Therefore, as you listen, pray to be open to the Spirit’s leading, exhortation, encouragement, and healing.

Communion

Communion, also called the Lord’s Supper or the Eucharist, is the family meal for Christians. We welcome all Christians - those who look to Christ alone for salvation, who are in good standing with his church, and who seek strength to live more faithfully to their Savior - to join in this sacrament.

Worship Through Giving

Because money is so powerfully tied to our hearts, this is a valuable expression of worship as we acknowledge that everything we have comes from God and belongs to him. If you are visiting with us, we are glad you are here- please do not feel obligated to give.

The Benediction

God always gets the last word in our encounter of worship. For Christians, it is always a word of blessing and sending to live our lives in the light of the reality of the Gospel of Christ.

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ORDER OF WORSHIP What is your only comfort in life and death? That I am not my own, but belong with body and soul, both in life and in death, to my faithful Savior Jesus Christ. He has fully paid for all my sins with his precious blood, and has set me free from all the power of the devil. He also preserves me in such a way that without the will of my heavenly Father not a hair can fall from my head; indeed, all things must work together for my salvation. Therefore, by his Holy Spirit he also assures me of eternal life and makes me heartily willing and ready from now on to live for him. - Heidelberg Catechism Question 1 At its core, life in the kingdom is not so much about pursuing a thing; it is about pursuing a person. It is about having the eyes of my heart focused on Christ. It is about a soul filled with appreciation and brimming with affection. It is walking around astounded that he would place his affection on me and even received my flawed love. It is living with the hope that someday we will no longer be separated; someday I will be united to him and live with him forever.

- Paul David Tripp

Call to Worship — from Isaiah 55:1-3 Let us hear God’s invitation to us this morning: “Come, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without price. Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your labor for that which does not satisfy? Listen diligently to me, and eat what is good, and delight yourselves in rich food. Incline your ear, and come to me; hear, that your soul may live; and I will make with you an everlasting covenant, my steadfast, sure love for David.” Thanks be to God!

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Prayer of Invocation Lord God, we have come to worship you as sinners in need of your forgiveness. We come tired from our work, in need of refreshment and re-creation. We come with worries, in need of your guidance. But first, please lift us out of our preoccupation with our own needs. Allow us to see you with the eyes of faith, and to hear with the ears of understanding what you say to us.

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God Cleanses Us Prayer of Confession Merciful Lord, you alone are the true and living God; only you are worthy of our worship, yet we have turned away from you as we have tried to live by sight, not by faith, and we have put our trust in lifeless elements of this world. Forgive us, Father, for the sake of your Son, and renew our hearts and minds by your Spirit, so that we might love and follow you with our whole being.

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Hymn of Confession

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Words: Isaac Watts Music: Traditional Irish, arr. Bruce Benedict

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Silent Confession Assurance of Grace — from Romans 5:8; Colossians 1:13-14; Romans 5:1 God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Thanks be to God! Brothers and Sisters, you have heard God’s holy demands and have confessed your sins to him. Do you believe that Jesus Christ, by his perfect life, sacrificial death, and glorious resurrection has atoned for your sins and satisfied the wrath of God for you? We do.

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Praying the Psalms — Psalm 103:1-14 Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s. The Lord works righteousness and justice for all who are oppressed. He made known his ways to Moses, his acts to the people of Israel. The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. He will not always chide, nor will he keep his anger forever. He does not deal with us according to our sins, Domain nor repay us according to our Public iniquities. 10


For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his steadfast love toward those who fear him; as far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us. As a father shows compassion to his children, so the LORD shows compassion to those who fear him. For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust.

Passing of the Peace — from John 13:34 Hear the teaching of Christ: “A new command I give you, that you love one another as I have loved you.” The peace of Christ be with you all. And also with you!

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God Speaks To Us Sermon Text - Mark 5:21-43 And when Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered about him, and he was beside the sea. 22 Then came one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name, and seeing him, he fell at his feet 23 and implored him earnestly, saying, “My little daughter is at the point of death. Come and lay your hands on her, so that she may be made well and live.” 24 And he went with him. And a great crowd followed him and thronged about him. 25 And there was a woman who had had a discharge of blood for twelve years, 26 and who had suffered much under many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was no better but rather grew worse. 27 She had heard the reports about Jesus and came up behind him in the crowd and touched his garment. 28 For she said, “If I touch even his garments, I will be made well.” 29 And immediately the flow of blood dried up, and she felt in her body that she was healed of her disease. 30 And Jesus, perceiving in himself that power had gone out from him, immediately turned about in the crowd and said, “Who touched my garments?” 31 And his disciples said to him, “You see the crowd pressing around you, and yet you say, ‘Who touched me?’” 32 And he looked around to see who had done it. 33 But the woman, knowing what had happened to her, came in fear and trembling and fell down before him and told him the whole truth. 34 And he said to her, “Daughter, your faith has made you well; go in peace, and be healed of your disease.” 35 While he was still speaking, there came from the ruler’s house some who said, “Your daughter is dead. Why trouble the Teacher any further?” 36 But overhearing what they said, Jesus said to the ruler of the synagogue, “Do not fear, only believe.” 37 And he allowed no one to follow him except Peter and James and John the brother of James. 38 They came to the house of the ruler of the synagogue, and Jesus saw a commotion, people weeping and wailing loudly. 39 And when he had entered, he said to them, “Why are you making a commotion and weeping? The child is not dead but sleeping.” 40 And they laughed at him. But he put them all outside and took the child’s father and mother and those who were with him and went in where the child was. 41 Taking her by the hand he said to her, “Talitha cumi,” which means, “Little girl, I say to you, arise.” 42 And immediately the girl got up and began walking (for she was twelve years of age), and they were immediately overcome with amazement. 43 And he strictly charged them that no one should know this, and told them to give her something to eat. 21

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God Strengthens Us Confession of Faith — The Apostles’ Creed Christian, what do you believe? I believe in God, the Father Almighty, the Maker of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord; who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried; He descended into hell. The third day He rose again from the dead; He ascended into heaven, and sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty; from there He shall come to judge the quick and the dead. I believe in the Holy Ghost; the holy catholic church; the communion of saints; the forgiveness of sins; the resurrection of the body; and the life everlasting. Amen.

Invitation to the Lord’s Table Prayer of Thanksgiving and Consecration The Lord be with you. And also with you.

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Words of Institution We break bread in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, and proclaim the mystery of the faith: Christ has died. Christ is risen. Christ will come again. Christ our Passover has been sacrificed for us; Therefore, let us keep the feast.

Distribution of the Bread and the Cup Prayers for Reflection Prayer for those searching for truth Lord Jesus, you claim to be the way, the truth, and the life. As I consider the reasons for doing so, grant that I might be undaunted by the cost of following you. If what you claim is true, please guide me, teach me, and open to me the reality of who you are. Give me an understanding of you that is coherent, convincing, and that leads to the life that you promise. Amen.

Prayer for those struggling with sin Lord Jesus, grant that I may see in you the fulfillment of all my need, and may turn from every false satisfaction to feed on you, the true and living bread. Enable me to lay aside the sin that clings so closely, and faithfully follow you in life. Amen. Prayer of commitment Lord Jesus, you have called us to follow you in baptism and in a life of committed discipleship in your church. Grant that I may take the necessary steps to be one with your people, and live in the fullness of your Spirit. Amen.

Prayer of belief Lord Jesus, I admit that I am weaker and more sinful than I ever before believed, but through you I am more loved and accepted than I ever dared hope. I thank you for paying my debt, bearing my punishment on the cross, and offering forgiveness and new life. Knowing that you have been raised from the dead, I turn from my sins and receive you as Savior and Lord. Amen.

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God Commissions Us Hymn of Benediction

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O, welcome, all ye noble saints of old As now before your very eyes unfold The wonders all so long ago foretold. God and man at table are sat down. Elders, martyrs, all are falling down; Prophets, patriarchs are gath’ring round. What angels longed to see now man has found: God and man at table are sat down. Beggars, lame, and harlots also here; Repentant publicans are drawing near. Wayward sons come home without a fear. God and man at table are sat down. Who is this who spreads the vic’try feast? Who is this who makes our warring cease? Jesus, Risen Savior, Prince of Peace. God and man at table are sat down. Worship in the presence of the Lord With joyful songs and hearts in one accord. And let our Host at table be adored God and man at table are sat down. When at last this earth shall pass away, When Jesus and his Bride are one to stay, The feast of love is just begun that day. God and man at table are sat down. Words & Music: Robert Stamps

Benediction Sending

Let us go forth to serve the world as those who love our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Thanks be to God! 15


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GATHERINGS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

SERVING THIS WEEK

SNACK VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Sound Joel Avila Greeters Matt & Whitney Covalle Snacks Whitney Covalle Nursery Jon Zee Sunday School Not Meeting

Cityview is looking for volunteers for the snack rotation. If you are able to serve in this way please contact Katie Jasinski (khall. jasinski@gmail.com).

GREETERS NEEDED

Cityview is also looking for greeting volunteers. Please contact Drew Lanphear (andrewlanphear@me.com) if you are able to serve on the greeter rotation.

EVENING PRAYER

There will be no Evening Prayer tonight.

DISCOVER CITYVIEW - MISSION & VALUES NIGHT NEW DATE - SUNDAY, JULY 13 / 5-8:30 PM

For those interested in membership at Cityview, a Mission and Values Night, which can be followed by formal membership, is coming up on Sunday, July 13th from 5-8:30 pm at the Adamson home (1812 S Dearborn Unit 8). Contact Dan Adamson for more information and to RSVP.

BI-WEEKLY DINNER & DISCUSSION ON WORK & FAITH JULY 8 & 22; AUGUST 12 & 26 / 7PM

Join us as we discuss work and how it fits in with our faith and the kingdom of God. We will have 4 dinner/discussions the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of June-August at the Adamson home (1812 S Dearborn Unit 8). Please RSVP to Dan.

FRIDAY NIGHT COOKOUT JULY 18 / 7 PM

Join us at the Adamson home (1812 S. Dearborn Unit 8) for food and fellowship. Bring meat to grill and drinks or a side to share. Contact Dan with any questions.

SERVING NEXT WEEK Sound Josh Koonce Greeters George & Monet Ball Snacks Karen Lee Nursery TBA Sunday School TBA

CONTACTS Dan Adamson, Pastor dadamson@cityviewchicago.org Herb Bowsher, Financial Administrator bowsher@comcast.net Lynda Adamson, Children’s Ministry Coordinator lyndabadamson@gmail.com Peter Schamp, Music Director pschamp@gmail.com Bonnie Beach, Communications Coordinator bonnie.e.beach@gmail.com

CONGREGATIONAL GIVING* MAY 2014 Actual Monthly Giving

GIVE ONLINE

Online Giving If you would like to set-up online giving (one-time or recurring), please visit cityviewchicago.org/giving. If you would like to give via your phone, text (312) 697-1144. Newer to Cityview? Go out to eat with a small group of regular attenders for lunch after the Sunday service. Today’s hosts are Joel and Jenny Avila.

$ 9,811

Budgeted Monthly Giving

$ 12,250

Difference

$ -2,439

Actual YTD Giving

$ 58,293

Budgeted YTD Giving

$ 61,250

Difference

$ -2,957

*In addition to congregational giving, 25% of our overall operating budget is currently comprised of financial support from other churches and individuals. Our budgeted congregational giving represents 75% of the overall operating budget.


June 29, 2014