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Sunday Bulletin
October 13, 2019
9:30, 11 AM & 5 PM
 


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SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP
9:30 & 11 AM Order of Worship

October 13, 2019 – Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost

 

 

October 13, 2019 – Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost
 
WE COME TOGETHER AS GOD’S PEOPLE
 

Prelude                                   Trumpet Voluntary                                Charles John Stanley
                    Daniel Golando, trumpet; Dr. John Allegar, organ                          (1712-1786)

+ Welcome                                                                                  Rev. Christopher A. Henry

Call to Worship                                  O Be Joyful                                       John Yarrington
                                                       Sanctuary Choir
                              Dr. Michelle Louer, Director of Music and Fine Arts

O be joyful in the Lord, all ye lands!
Serve the Lord with gladness, and come before his presence with a song.
Bless the Lord!

                                                                  Psalm 100:1

One:           Arise! Shine! The light you have been waiting for is here!

All:             Darkness has been banished!

One:          God’s light of hope floods the earth.

All:             God’s light comes to us all.

One:          Lord, make us ready to journey to this light.

All:            Prepare our hearts to receive this light.

One:          With joyful hearts, let us worship God!

Prayer of Adoration                                                                         Gracie H. Payne (9:30)
                                                                                              Christopher G. Palmer (11:00)

*+Processional Hymn #462             Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies             RATISBON

Call to Confession

Silent Confession

Prayer of Confession

God of light and darkness,
we have seen the glimmer of your star-light beckoning to us,
but we have turned away and followed other paths.
We confess that we have not loved you with all our heart,
with all our soul, with all our mind, and with all our strength.
We have not loved our neighbors as ourselves.
Forgive us, Holy One.
Strengthen our faltering steps,
and guide us in your holy way of peace. Amen.

Assurance of Pardon

* Response of Praise                              Gloria Patri                                     (Hymn #579)

*+Passing of the Peace

* Hymn                         I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light                            HOUSTON

Ritual of Friendship
and the Concerns of the Church

WE EXPERIENCE GOD’S WORD
 

Time with Children (11:00)

Sacrament of Baptism                                                              Rev. Christopher A. Henry

Baptism Response Hymn #498         Child of Blessing, Child of Promise          KINGDOM

Prayer of Illumination                                                                    Elder Sue Guyton(9:30)
                                                                                             Elder Elizabeth Rogers (11:00)

First Lesson                                      Psalm 37:3-11                                               (p. 500)

Anthem                                 Eternal Light, Shine in My Heart                           K. Lee Scott
                                                                                                                               (b. 1950)

Eternal light, shine in my heart;
Eternal hope, lift up my eyes;
Eternal pow’r, be my support;
Eternal wisdom, make me wise.

Eternal life, raise me from death;
Eternal brightness, help me see;
Eternal Spirit, give me breath;
Eternal Savior, come to me:

Until by your most costly grace,
Invited by your holy word,
At last I come before your face
To know you, my eternal God.

God, who commanded the light to shine in the darkness,
Has shined in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge
Of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

                                                                                   2 Corinthians 4:6

Second Lesson                                   Isaiah 60:1-5, 19                                         (p. 676)

Sermon                                                                                      Rev. Christopher A. Henry

“Rising and Shining”
“Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.”
(Isaiah 60:1)
 
WE GIVE THANKS TO GOD
 

* Affirmation of Faith                                                                          Rev. David A. Berry

Time to Shine                                                                                      Elder Karen Buttrey

Prayers of the People and the Lord’s Prayer

Offertory                   Eternal Source of Light Divine (from HWV 74)                  G.F. Handel
                              Caitlin Stewart, soprano; Daniel Golando, trumpet              (1685-1759)

* Doxology                                                                                  LASST UNS ERFREUEN

* Prayer of Thanksgiving

WE GO FORTH TO SERVE
 

* Closing Hymn #411                   Arise, Your Light Is Come!                      FESTAL SONG

* Charge and Benediction

* Benediction Response                                        Amen                                       Danish

* Postlude                                             Carillon                                            Herbert Murrill
                                                                                                                        (1909-1952)

SUNDAY EVENING WORSHIP 
Together@5 - 5 PM, McFarland Hall

October 13, 2019 — A Covenant of Belonging

 

 

WORSHIP LEADERS

Tom Markey, preacher
Kat Green, liturgist/children’s leader
Ann VanMeter, children’s leader
Brianna Holt, music leader

Jazz Trio
Erin Benedict, vocal
Eric Baker, piano
Steve Dokken, bass
Chris Pyle, drums

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.
 
TODAY’S SCRIPTURE

Exodus 19:3-6

3 Then Moses went up to God; the Lord called to him from the mountain, saying, “Thus you shall say to the house of Jacob, and tell the Israelites: 4 You have seen what I did to the Egyptians, and how I bore you on eagles’ wings and brought you to myself. 5 Now therefore, if you obey my voice and keep my covenant, you shall be my treasured possession out of all the peoples. Indeed, the whole earth is mine, 6 but you shall be for me a priestly kingdom and a holy nation. These are the words that you shall speak to the Israelites.”

GATHERING
 

Congregational Song                  I Need Thee Every Hour

Creating Community

          One:       My prayers go with you.

           All:         And mine with you.

Invitation to Belonging

Centering Moment                      

Prayer of Illumination                          Ancient Words

LISTENING
 

Scripture Reading                               Exodus 19:3-6

Reflection                                  "A Covenant of Belonging"

Musical Response                                   

RESPONDING
 

Sacrament of Communion

Closing Song                              Great Is Thy Faithfulness

Words of Blessing

An Invitation for the Week to Come

      As God’s beloved children, sealed in God’s covenantal love, we are God’s treasured possession. It is this covenantal love that calls us to live as a faithful community of people, extending this love to one another and to the world, ensuring that all belong. As we go from this place, how might we share this love with others? Empowered and equipped by this covenantal love, how might we create a community of belonging?

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We would love to connect with you further!
We are always eager for conversation over a cup of coffee or during a delicious meal.
 
To connect with us, please contact:
Kelley Jepsen (KJepsen@SecondChurch.org) 
Jasiel Hernandez (JHernandez@SecondChurch.org) 
Tom Markey (TMarkey@SecondChurch.org)

 


This week's worship schedule

This week's worship schedule

Upcoming Events

Oct
20
8:15 Worship Service
8:15 AM — 9:00 AM

8:15 Worship Service

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Date: Sunday, October 20, 2019

Time: 8:15 AM — 9:00 AM

8:15 Worship in the Chapel. Traditional worship without choir.

Departments: Worship

Contact: Erica Hewitt
317-253-6461
ehewitt@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Chapel, Chapel Narthex

Oct
20
9:30 a.m. Worship Service
9:30 AM — 10:30 AM

9:30 a.m. Worship Service

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Date: Sunday, October 20, 2019

Time: 9:30 AM — 10:30 AM

The traditional sanctuary services abound with praise to God through liturgy, music, prayers, Scripture, and the preached word. These services follow a Reformed form of worship, which allows creative use of liturgical elements such as sung response, spoken creeds and confessions.

Departments: Worship

Contact: Erica Hewitt
317-253-6461
ehewitt@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Sanctuary, Sanctuary Narthex

Oct
20
Service of Wholeness & Communion
10:35 AM — 11:00 AM

Service of Wholeness & Communion

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Date: Sunday, October 20, 2019

Time: 10:35 AM — 11:00 AM

Held each Sunday in Milner Chapel for those who would like to receive the Lord's Supper and join in a reflective time of prayer. This service is led by one of the pastors, as well as one of our deacons or elders, who together invite those who desire to be anointed and prayed for to come forward.

Departments: Worship

Contact: Erica Hewitt
317-253-6461
ehewitt@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Chapel

Oct
20
11:00 Worship Service
11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

11:00 Worship Service

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Date: Sunday, October 20, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

The traditional sanctuary services abound with praise to God through liturgy, music, prayers, Scripture, and the preached word. These services follow a Reformed form of worship, which allows creative use of liturgical elements such as sung response, spoken creeds and confessions.

Departments: Worship

Contact: Erica Hewitt
317-253-6461
ehewitt@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Sanctuary, Sanctuary Narthex

Oct
27
8:15 Worship Service
8:15 AM — 9:00 AM

8:15 Worship Service

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Date: Sunday, October 27, 2019

Time: 8:15 AM — 9:00 AM

8:15 Worship in the Chapel. Traditional worship without choir.

Departments: Worship

Contact: Erica Hewitt
317-253-6461
ehewitt@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Chapel, Chapel Narthex

Oct
27
9:30 a.m. Worship Service
9:30 AM — 10:30 AM

9:30 a.m. Worship Service

Add to my calendar

Date: Sunday, October 27, 2019

Time: 9:30 AM — 10:30 AM

The traditional sanctuary services abound with praise to God through liturgy, music, prayers, Scripture, and the preached word. These services follow a Reformed form of worship, which allows creative use of liturgical elements such as sung response, spoken creeds and confessions.

Departments: Worship

Contact: Erica Hewitt
317-253-6461
ehewitt@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Sanctuary, Sanctuary Narthex


Watch Live Services
Sundays @ 9:30 & 11 a.m.
Holiday times vary.

Watch Services

We have moved from the LiveStream.com platform to ChurchStream.TV platform, which is strictly set up for streaming church services and events (with no ads!). We are hoping to make this transition as smooth as possible and would love to hear your feedback, good or bad.  Send feedback to jcoler@secondchurch.org.

Follow along the live stream with the bulletins. PDFs of sermon texts are stored with the sermons in the media player worship archive.


WORSHIP SERVICES

We stream all three services in the Sanctuary live each Sunday. Shortly after the service has ended, they are available to watch "On Demand."  On Monday, we begin the process of dividing the services up into shareable clips, playlists and DVDs. These playlists and clips are usually available on our youtube channel on Wedensday. If you would like a DVD delivered to your address each week, you may subscribe to this service by editing your subscriptions on your church account.

 

PDFs of the sermons are stored with the video in the archives. Click on Sunday Morning Sermons, select the sermon you want, and then, the PDFs are available for download under the video. 


OTHER EVENTS
We are often broadcasting or recording events that are not worship services. This includes classes, dinners, luncheons, seminars, weddings and funerals.




Watch on your Roku Enabled Smart TV 

Do you have a Roku player or Roku Smart TV? Install our streaming channel to stream live or watch our recent archives. Simply search for "Second Presbyterian Church", install our channel and enjoy!  We have two channels, one for worhship, and another for other events.



Podcast Links
Do you use iTunes?

Podcasts

Second currently has many podcasts for which you may subscribe to in iTunes. This allows you to download the most recent message automatically each week to listen on the go, in your car, while working out, or simply on your PC, Mac, iPhone or iPad.

Podcasts

Video Podcast - Entire Morning Services

Morning Sermons - Sermon Audio Only

Inspirational Messages - Audio Only


Service of Holy Communion & Wholeness
10:35 a.m., Milner Chapel

Service of Holy Communion & Wholeness


Piecing Together Something Beautiful

SUNDAYS, 10:35 AM, MILNER CHAPEL

The Service of Holy Communion and Wholeness is held every Sunday for those who would like to receive the Lord’s Supper and join in a reflective time of prayer. This service is led by one of the pastors, as well as one of our deacons or elders, who together invite forward those who desire to be anointed and prayed for. This brief service allows any and all who are seeking the comfort of a quiet place to rest in God’s presence. We invite you to come as you prepare for and give thanks for an upcoming life event such as birth as a child, upcoming surgery or seek peace following the death of a loved one.

Please come and be attended to by the spirit, as well as a caring pastor and deacon or elder. 


Children's Sunday School

Children's Sunday School

 

The Children and Family Ministry of Second Presbyterian Church seeks through worship, study, fellowship and service to support families as they grow in faith.

Bring your children to Second on Sunday!

Register your children here.