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Sunday Bulletin
November 10, 2019
9:30 & 11 AM
 


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

November 10, 2019 – Twenty-Second Sunday After Pentecost

We Come Together as God’s People

    Prelude     Elegy     Charles H.H. Parry  
        Dr. John Allegar, organ    (1848-1918)

+    Welcome        Rev. Christopher A. Henry

    Call to Worship    Chester Hymn    William Billings
        Sanctuary Choir    (1746-1800)
        Dr. Michelle Louer, Director of Music and Fine Arts

Let the high heavens your songs invite,
These spacious fields of brilliant light,
Sun, moon, and stars convey Thy praise,
Round the whole earth and never stand,
Where sun and moon and planets roll,
And stars that glow from pole to pole.
So when Thy truth began its race,
It touched and glanced on every hand.
    
One:    Worship can always hold your story: 
All:    We bring our joy, our sorrow, 
our heartbreak, and our hope. 
One:    Worship always proclaims a new story: 
All:    God is always with us, so we are never alone. 
We are called by name and claimed by love. 
The hungry will be fed, the grieving will be comforted, 
the sick will be healed. 
One:    With trust and anticipation, 
with imagination and expectation: 
All:    Let us worship God.

    Prayer of Adoration         Christopher G. Palmer

*+Processional Hymn #129         Come, O Spirit, Dwell Among Us    EBENEZER        Call to Confession        
    Silent Confession

    Prayer of Confession        

God of Grace,
Most days we do not know what we are doing or where we are going.
We have become proficient at pretending, but that is exhausting.
We keep secrets that burden us.
We tell lies that eat away at us. 
We lose track of your vision.
We push others away.
We need help, but it is so hard to ask.
So come to us, O God.
Meet us here, hold us close, and make us right. Amen.

    Assurance of Pardon

*    Response of Praise     Gloria Patri    (Hymn #579)
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost;
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, 
world without end. Amen. Amen.

*+Passing of the Peace
Leader:    The peace of Christ be with you.
People:     And also with you.

*    Hymn #394     There Is A Balm in Gilead     BALM IN GILEAD
    Ritual of Friendship and the Concerns of the Church
    Moment for Discipleship        Brent Benge
            Christmas Benevolence

We Experience God’s Word

    Time with Children (11:00)

    Sacrament of Baptism  (9:30)        Rev. Christopher A. Henry

    Congregational Response       Child of Blessing, Child of Promise    KINGDOM

    Prayer of Illumination           Elder Nancy Gilliland (9:30) 
            Jane Drake (11:00)

    First Lesson    1 Peter 2:1-10    (p. 1104)

    Anthem     The Mansions of the Lord     Nick Glennie Smith
            (b. 1951) 

    Second Lesson    Isaiah 40:21-31    (p. 654)

    Response
Leader:    This is the word of the Lord.
People:     Thanks be to God.

    Sermon         Rev. Christopher A. Henry
“Tell Me A Story”
“Those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.”
(Isaiah 40:31)
 

 

 

We Give Thanks to God

*    Affirmation of Faith         Rev. Karen L. Lang
        From A Brief Statement of Faith, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

    Prayers of the People and the Lord’s Prayer
    Offertory  Then Shall the Righteous Shine Forth (from Elijah)    Felix Mendelssohn            Joseph Ittoop, tenor    (1809-1847)
Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in their heavenly Father’s realm. Joy on their head shall be for everlasting, and all sorrow and mourning shall flee away forever.         Matthew 13: 43; Isaiah 51: 11

*    Doxology         LASST UNS ERFREUEN

*    Prayer of Thanksgiving    
 

We Go Forth to Serve

*    Closing Hymn #443                O Christ, the Great Foundation    AURELIA

*    Charge and Benediction

*    Benediction Response       The Grace of the Lord Jesus Christ    John Yarrington

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, Be with you now and evermore.  Amen. Amen.  

*    Postlude    Wir glauben all’ an einen Gott, BWV 680    J. S. Bach 
            (1685-1750)

 

 

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

Nov
17
8:15 Worship Service
8:15 AM — 9:00 AM

8:15 Worship Service

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Date: Sunday, November 17, 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

Nov
17
9:30 a.m. Worship Service
9:30 AM — 10:30 AM

9:30 a.m. Worship Service

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Date: Sunday, November 17, 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

Nov
17
Service of Wholeness & Communion
10:35 AM — 11:00 AM

Service of Wholeness & Communion

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Date: Sunday, November 17, 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

Nov
17
11:00 Worship Service
11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

11:00 Worship Service

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Date: Sunday, November 17, 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

Nov
24
8:15 Worship Service
8:15 AM — 9:00 AM

8:15 Worship Service

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Date: Sunday, November 24, 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

Nov
24
9:30 a.m. Worship Service
9:30 AM — 10:30 AM

9:30 a.m. Worship Service

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Date: Sunday, November 24, 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
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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.