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Sunday Bulletin
September 15, 2019
9:30, 11 AM & 5 PM
 


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

September 15, 2019 – Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost

 

 

 

September 15, 2019 – Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost
 
WE COME TOGETHER AS GOD’S PEOPLE
 

Prelude                          Adagissimo con molto espressione                     Sigfrid Karg-Elert
                                     Dr. John Allegar, organ (1877-1933)

+ Welcome                                                                                 Rev. Christopher A. Henry

Recognition of New Members (11:00)

Call to Worship                       Rejoice in the Lord Alway                      Anon., 16th century
                                                       Sanctuary Choir
                             Dr. Michelle Louer, Director of Music and Fine Arts

Rejoice in the Lord alway, and again I say, rejoice.

                                                     —Philippians 4:4-7

Leader:          Gather us into your presence, O Lord.

People:         Gather us and speak to us your word.

Leader:          Gather us into your presence, O Lord.

People:         Gather us and make us into one people.

Leader:          Gather us into your presence, O Lord.

People:         Gather us and make us new.

Leader:          Let us worship God!

Prayer of Adoration                                                                Rev. Kelley J. Jepsen (9:30)
                                                                                             Rev. Jasiel Hernandez (11:00)

*+Processional Hymn #343          Called as Partners in Christ’s Service            BEECHER

Call to Confession

Silent Confession

Prayer of Confession

Almighty God, search our hearts and still our minds at this hour. Remind us once again that we do not belong to ourselves, but have been claimed and called by your grace.
Forgive us, O Lord, for our illusions and our idolatry.
            We have convinced ourselves that we have arrived here by our own power.
            We have tried to maintain control when you asked us to let go.
Mold us with your mercy and renew us with your love, so that we would become the community of faith that Christ is calling us to be. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

Assurance of Pardon

* Response of Praise                                    Gloria Patri                                 (Hymn #579)

*+Passing of the Peace

Leader:           The peace of Christ be with you.

People:          And also with you.

* Hymn #333                                           Seek Ye First                                       LAFFERTY

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

Congregational Response                          Baptized in Water                          BUNESSAN

Baptized in water, Sealed by the Spirit,
Marked with the sign of Christ, our King;
Born of the Spirit,
We are God’s children,
Joyfully now God’s praises we sing.

©1982 Hope Publishing Co. Michael Saward | 1987 CRC Publications Dale Grotenhuis | CCLI License 719352

Prayer of Illumination                                                               Elder Carolyn Dederer (9:30)
                                                                                                    Elder Carolyn Cook (11:00)

First Lesson                                        Exodus 18:13-24                                            (p. 64)

Anthem                              Ain’a That Good News!                             arr. William L. Dawson
                                                                                                                            (1899-1990)

I got a crown up in the Kingdom – Ain’a that good news!
I’m gonna lay down this world, Gonna shoulder up my cross,
Gonna take it home to my Jesus, Ain’a that good news!
I got a harp up in the Kingdom – Ain’a that good news!
I got a robe up in the Kingdom – Ain’a that good news!
I got a Saviour in the Kingdom – Ain’a that good news!

Second Lesson                                         Matthew 9:35-10:8                                  (p. 885)

Response

Leader:           This is the word of the Lord.

People:          Thanks be to God.

Sermon                                                                                        Rev. Christopher A. Henry

“To Whom Do We Belong?”
“Then Jesus summoned his twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits,
to cast them out, and to cure every disease and every sickness.”
(Matthew 10:1)
 
WE GIVE THANKS TO GOD
 

Prayers of the People and the Lord’s Prayer                        Christopher G. Palmer (9:30)
                                                                                                        Gracie H. Payne (11:00)

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.

Offertory                                     Steal Away                                  Spiritual, arr. Greg Gilpin
                          Erin Benedict, Caitlin Stewart, Mitzi Westra,                                  (b. 1964)
                           John Brewer, Bailey Gordon & Sam Spade

Steal away, steal away, steal away to Jesus.
Steal away, steal away home.
I ain’t got long to stay here.

My Lord’s a-comin’, he’s comin’ in the thunder!
The trumpet sounds within my soul!
I ain’t got long to stay here.

* Doxology                                                                                     LASST UNS ERFREUEN

* Prayer of Thanksgiving

WE GO FORTH TO SERVE
 

* Closing Hymn #466                     O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing                   AZMON

* Charge and Benediction

* Benediction Response               Ain’a That Good News!               arr. William L. Dawson
                                                                                                                         (1899-1990)

Good news! Good news! Good news, my Lord! Ain’a that good news!

* Postlude                           Fugue sur le thème du Carillon                         Maurice Duruflé
                                   des Heures de la Cathédrale de Soissons                       (1902-1986)

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

September 15, 2019 — Created to Belong

 

 

WORSHIP LEADERS

Jasiel Hernandez, preacher
Ann VanMeter, liturgist/children’s leader
Steve Archbold, worship leader
Brianna Holt, music leader
Carol Baker, music leader
Rebecca Edie, piano

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
Genesis 2:4b-7, 18-23 (The Message translation)
 

4This is the account of the heavens and the earth when they were created.

In the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens, 5no shrub of the field was yet on the earth, and no plant of the field had yet sprouted, for the Lord God had not caused it to rain on the earth, and there was no man to cultivate the ground. 6But a mist arose from the earth and watered the whole surface of the ground. 7Then the Lord God formed man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living being.

18Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone. I will make him a helper.”

19Out of the ground the Lord God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the sky, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them. Whatever the man called every living creature, that was its name. 20The man gave names to all the livestock, to the birds of the sky, and to every beast of the field, but for Adam[c] there was not found a helper suitable for him.

21So the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall on Adam, and he slept. Then God took one of his ribs and closed up the place with flesh. 22Then the rib which the Lord God had taken from man, God made into a woman, and God presented her to the man.

23Then Adam said,
“This is now bone of my bones
and flesh of my flesh;
she will be called Woman,
for she was taken out of Man.”

GATHERING
 

Congregational Songs           All Things Bright and Beautiful

Creating Community

       One:        The peace of Christ be with you.

        All:          And also with you.

Morning Has Broken

Invitation to Belonging

Prayer of Illumination                          Ancient Words

LISTENING
 

Scripture Reading                         Genesis 2:4b-7, 18-23

Reflection                            “Bone of my bone, flesh of my flesh”

Sung Response                                        Alleluia

RESPONDING
 

Sacrament of Communion

Closing Song                                The Trees of the Field

Words of Blessing

An Invitation for the Week to Come

     Let us continue to remember that we have been created to belong. We are made of the same flesh and bones. Beyond the immediate differences that our eyes may see, we must look deeper where the heart is. That is the place where the breath of life from God resides within each and every one of us. Therefore, remember that we are all one in God. Remember that we all belong together.

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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

Sep
22
8:15 Worship Service
8:15 AM — 9:00 AM

8:15 Worship Service

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Date: Sunday, September 22, 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

Sep
22
9:30 a.m. Worship Service
9:30 AM — 10:30 AM

9:30 a.m. Worship Service

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Date: Sunday, September 22, 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

Sep
22
Service of Wholeness & Communion
10:35 AM — 11:00 AM

Service of Wholeness & Communion

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Date: Sunday, September 22, 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

Sep
22
11:00 Worship Service
11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

11:00 Worship Service

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Date: Sunday, September 22, 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

Sep
22
Together @5
5:00 PM — 7:00 PM

Together @5

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Date: Sunday, September 22, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM — 7:00 PM

Together @5

Departments: Worship

Contact: Phyllis McDonald

PMcDonald@secondchurch.org

Rooms: McFarland Hall (Rm363), Room 355, Room 366/Breakout

Sep
29
8:15 Worship Service
8:15 AM — 9:00 AM

8:15 Worship Service

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Date: Sunday, September 29, 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


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
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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.