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January 5, 2014 | 8:45, 10:00 and 11:15 AM Services | Communion Sunday




Hold Fast.......................................................................Vic Pentz Hebrews 10:23-25............................Pew Bible, pages 1873-1874

*Congregational Introit Christ is Made the Sure Foundation Christ is made the sure foundation, Christ the head and cornerstone Chosen of the Lord and precious, Binding all the church in one. Holy Zion’s help forever, And her confidence alone!


*Prayer of Adoration

(See page 4 for Sacrament Liturgy) Invitation to the Table Affirmation of Faith: Nicene Creed The Communion Prayer Words of Institution Distribution of the Bread Distribution of the Cup Unison Prayer of Thanksgiving



**Hymn of Praise All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name - #132 Lighting of the Candles Placement of the Bible

**Life of the Congregation Pastoral Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, And forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors, And lead us not into temptation, But deliver us from evil For Thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen. Offering Our Gifts Jesus Paid it All *Doxology Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow - #544 Praise God from whom all blessings flow; Praise Him, all Creatures here below, Praise Him above, ye heavenly host: Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost. Amen.

*Hymn of Response Be Thou My Vision - #303 *Invitation and Benediction *Postlude


Vic Pentz, senior pastor - 8:45 AM Jay Madden, pastor for mission Steve Huntley, pastor for grand adults Vic Pentz, senior pastor - 10:00 AM Marnie Crumpler, executive pastor Mark Crumpler, pastor for teaching and spiritual formation Vic Pentz, senior pastor - 11:15 AM Chuck Roberts, pastor for congregational life Vicki Harrington Franch, pastor for pastoral care


The Chancel Choir Mary Hoffman, director of music ministries Nicholas Bowden, principal organist


Lindsay Little & Gabriella Loomis Thomas Eidbo & Will Eidbo

What is going on? Are we in a Post Christian age? Where is Jesus in all of this? Have we been here before? Is there hope for the future? FLOWERS IN WORSHIP

The beautiful flowers in the Sanctuary this morning are given to the glory of God and in Loving Memory of Olivia Grace Hamilton. They are the gift of her mother, Barbara and her brothers, Jacob and Caleb. *Those who are able, please stand. ** Ushers will seat latecomers at this time. If your young child needs attention during worship, live broadcasts of the service are available in The Williams Center, and the Mothers and Infants Room off of the Williams Center.


Trenton & Jon Chasteen Girl: Ann Reeves, 12/20



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Ross Douthat


Author of the bestselling book, Bad Religion, and the youngest ever op-ed columnist for The New York Times, is coming to Peachtree.

Kirkin of the Tartans

On behalf of all Scots away from Scotland, we present our tartans before Almighty God and ask His blessings on these sacred colors.


St. Joseph Paul Johnson


Janet Johnston Phillips 12/25

Red Dot Desserts

Margaret Falk 01/02 Mother of Jeri Shenk and John Falk


John Deborde, 12/20 Father of Laura Deborde Henry and Brother of Bobby Deborde Martin Jennings, III, 12/20 Father of Jennifer Young and Grandfather of Hailey & Talbot Young Sarah Scrivener, 12/19 Mother of Paula Valentine and Grandmother of Jack Valentine Charles Austin Mayfield 12/1 Son of Austin Mayfield & Brother of Justin & Preston Mayfield Robert J. Balfour, Jr. 12/29 Son of Robert and Dawn Balfour and Brother of Scott Balfour & Lisa Hyman


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Enjoy desserts & new relationships, it’s that simple! Meet with fellow Peachtree people in your neighborhood for a casual dessert and great fellowship.

Drew Trotter

Join us for “The Movies and America: What the Academy Award Nominees for Best Picture Tell Us About Ourselves”, with Dr. Drew Trotter.

Easter Sunday

On Easter Jesus Christ became Lord of the entire universe. Come celebrate with us this day and make him Lord of your life.

CELEBRATE THE SACRAMENT INVITATION TO THE TABLE AFFIRMATION OF FAITH: THE NICENE CREED (IN UNISON) I believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible; And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God, begotten of his Father before all worlds, God of God, Light of Light, Very God of very God, begotten, not made, being of one substance with the Father; by whom all things were made; Who for us men and for our salvation came down from heaven, and was incarnate by the Holy Ghost of the Virgin Mary, and was made man; And was crucified also for us under Pontius Pilate; he suffered and was buried; And the third day he rose again according to the Scriptures, and ascended into heaven, and sitteth on the right hand of the Father; And he shall come again, with glory, to judge both the quick and the dead; Whose kingdom shall have no end. And I believe in the Holy Ghost; The Lord and Giver of Life, who proceedeth from the Father and the Son; Who with the Father and the Son together is worshipped and glorified; Who spoke by the prophets. And I believe one holy catholic and apostolic church; I acknowledge one baptism for the remission of sins; and I look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen. THE COMMUNION PRAYER Pastor: Gracious God, as we enter a new year, strengthen us to hold fast to the faith we profess. Pour out your Holy Spirit on us and on these gifts of bread and wine, that we may be for the world the body of Christ, redeemed by his blood. Throughout this coming year grant us grace to abide in you, bearing fruit in every good work. Through your Son Jesus Christ, with the Holy Spirit in your holy church, all honor and glory is yours, Almighty God, now and forever. Amen. WORDS OF INSTITUTION

DISTRIBUTION OF THE BREAD* * The communion bread was made gluten free but not cut in a dedicated facility. DISTRIBUTION OF THE CUP UNISON PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING Gracious and loving God, you have made us one in the body of Christ, and nourished us at your table with holy food and drink. Thank you for feeding our hunger and relieving our thirst. Now send us into the world to do the work you have given us to do: to find the lost and lonely, to heal broken souls, to free prisoners, and to love in Jesus’ name. Grant us strength to persevere in resisting evil, and to proclaim in all we say and do your good news in Christ Jesus our Savior. Amen.

“I am the bread of life. All who come to me shall not hunger, and all who believe in me shall never be thirsty.”


Ross Douthat | Jan 22, 2014

Author of the bestselling book, Bad Religion, and the youngest ever op-ed columnist for The New York Times, is coming to Peachtree. “Not only is Ross Douthat’s account of orthodox Christianity’s decline provocative, but his critique of today’s ascendant heresies is compelling. This volume is a sustained proof of Chesterton’s thesis that when people turn from God, ‘they don’t believe in nothing—they believe in anything.’ Everyone who is interested in why the church is faring as it is in U.S. culture today needs to get this book.” — Timothy Keller,

Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York City

Doors open at 6:30 | The provocation begins at 7:00 Tickets available at:

Tours of Peachtree Tours of Peachtree will be given January 12th following each worship service. Please meet in the Williams Center by the piano.

Did you know? • Peachtree is a 444,000 square foot facility perched on over 15 acres of land? • The Gym at Peachtree hosts over 50 classes per week and 62 men’s basketball league teams? • The Ascension Window was crafted by Joseph V. Llorens? Llorens considered it his finest work.

Learn this and much more!

EXPLORING PEACHTREE Exploring Peachtree is an exciting, interactive class designed for those who are interested in learning more about Peachtree Presbyterian Church, their relationship with Jesus Christ, specific ways to get more involved at Peachtree, and Membership. Exploring Peachtree is led by Peachtree’s Executive Pastor, Dr. Marnie Crumpler. During our time together, we’ll have a light breakfast and childcare is also provided through our wonderful Children’s Ministry. Exploring Peachtree takes place in room 2315 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. twice a month (except during the summer months).


January 12, 10:00 am - 12:15 pm

CONNECT CARD Welcome to Peachtree. We’re glad you are here!


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Join us this Wednesday, January 8th, from 7:05 – 7:55 pm in the Wilson Chapel as we offer the coming year to God in prayer.

Phone Email ❑ Single

What are you asking God to do in your life in the coming year? What are we asking God to do in our church?

❑ Married

❑ I / We have kids aged newborn - 4th grade ❏ I / We have kids 5th - 12th grade

I would like to join a volunteer team for ❏ Usher / Greeter ❏ Children’s Ministry ❏ Student Ministry ❏ Music Ministry-Instrumental / Vocal ❏ Worship Video Production

I would like prayer

join us

red dot desserts february 9, 2014

alpharetta | brookhaven | buckhead *Please fold and drop in the offering basket

decatur | dunwoody | marietta ponce | sandy springs | smyrna

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vinings | virginia highlands

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