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MAY 24, 2020

Worship Service

Humbly Following Jesus Christ


A Hymn of Glory Let Us Sing

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Glory to God Gloria, gloria

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TRADITIONAL WORSHIP MAY 24, 2020

Seventh Sunday of Easter Prelude

Adagio (from the Sonata No. 1) – Ludwig van Beethoven

Welcome and Announcements

Jens Korndörfer Chris Holmes

One: He is Risen! All: He is Risen Indeed! Introit

Christ, We do all Adore Thee – Theodore Dubois

Call to Worship (based on Psalm 68)

One: Let the righteous be joyful; let them exult before God;

Hymn

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All:

clouds—God’s name is the LORD—be exultant before God. Sing to God, sing praises to God’s name.

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Sing to God, sing praises to God’s name.

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Sing to God, O kingdoms of the earth; sing praises to the Lord.

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Sing to God, O kingdoms of the earth; sing praises to the Lord.

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Unison Prayer

Lord, you have promised to send your Holy Spirit with power to make us your witnesses, to the things you are doing in this world. yet we prefer the familiar and the safe. yet we want to control or limit your power. Your Holy Spirit invites us to new relationships and deeper intimacy, yet we continue in patterns of divisiveness and competition. Your Holy Spirit calls us to risky, self-giving love, yet we insulate ourselves and protect our interests. Help us, Lord, to receive your Holy Spirit anew. Send it upon us in new

Passing of the Peace

All: And also with you! One: At this time, text someone - a friend or family member, someone from church – “Peace be with you.” Response

#583 Glory to God

Anthem Call to Remembrance – Richard Farrant Call to remembrance, O Lord, Thy tender mercies and Thy loving kindness, which hath been ever of old, O remember not the sins O Lord, for Thy goodness. Scripture Acts 1:1–11 One:

This is the Word of the Lord.

Sermon Hymn

#286 Breathe on Me, Breath of God –

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He rose again from the dead; He ascended into heaven, and sitteth catholic church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, Pastoral Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer

and lead us not into temptation, and the power and the glory, forever. Amen.

For The Beauty of the Earth – John Rutter

#607 Doxology – Prayer of Dedication Hymn

#265 Jesus Shall Reign Where'er the Sun –

Charge and Benediction Postlude

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Sonata No. 3 – Domenico Scarlatti

Jens Korndörfer


Information

MINISTERS: ALL MEMBERS OF THE CHURCH PARTICIPATING IN WORSHIP LEADERSHIP TODAY Dr. Daniel Bara, Co-Director of the Choir and Orchestra

Ana Baida,

Dr. Chris Holmes, Stembler Scholar and Director of Biblical and Theological Education

Heather Witt-Owens,

Co-Director of the Choir and Orchestra Dr. Jens Korndörfer,

Brendan Callahan-Fitzgerald, Tenor Jacob Augsten, Baritone Wade Thomas, Baritone

Organist Associate Pastor for Young Adults and Youth Formation

Dr. Tony Sundermeier, Senior Pastor Dr. George B. Wirth, Pastor Emeritus PRAYERS FOR THOSE IN MILITARY SERVICE

Miller-Anderson Lt. Col. Charles Ayers PVT Forrest “Woody” Bass Lt. Benjamin S. Bondurant Maj. Jamison Bowman, ABE3 Gregory Bridges

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Mason Fox-82nd Airborne AM3 Glenn Thomas Johnson HA Robert Louis Johnson Lt. JG. Rachel Dudley McKenzie Lt. Troy McKenzie

Maj. John Warren Robey Maj. General Russell Sanborn


Welcome

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Announcements ARTS Challenge the Stats presents Music for the Crisis, via online stream Saturday, June 27, 2020, is

CARE

Email our Clinical Director, Anna Ward Martin, (awmartin@samaritanatlanta.org) or

COMMUNITY MINISTRIES

FAITH FORMATION returns on May 31, 2020, at 9:30 am (EST) on Chris Holmes, and Columbia Theological Seminary’s Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible, Brennan Breed, for a new study entitled,

School), Carol Newsom (Emory University), Choon-Leong Seow (Vanderbilt University), and

Study Tour to Scotland Rescheduled. The study tour to Scotland, originally scheduled for Please contact Chris Holmes for more information. 10


MID-WEEK RECHARGE

WORSHIP: The Wisdom Collaborative will share what they are learning about God and what they are learning about themselves in

CLASSES: Raised on the Third Day: Exploring the Resurrection.

Pilgrimage: Finding and Following the God We Seek. Join this guided online journey through

discussion, schedule, study guides, email reminders, and conversation with the author. Register in advance for this class by contacting Rev. Jamie Butcher via email Zoom Around the World with Mission Co-Workers The Presbyterian Church (USA) sends

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MISSION

First Presbyterian Church is a community of humble followers of Jesus Christ who choose, by God’s grace, continual transformation, leaders in Atlanta and throughout the world. W E VA L U E

Community Enduring commitment Authentic diversity Love Mutual care Transformation Continual conversion Theological formation Servant Leadership Bold humility Just generosity Missional living

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