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Worship Services

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On Thursdays, the worship bulletin for the coming Sunday will be available in the Media Player and This Sunday Page. Click here to go to the media player.‚Äč The video files for the previous week will be available on Wednesdays in the Media Player and the sermon text will be linked when it becomes available. 

You may also watch the worship services LIVE.  

Traditional Worship Services
8:15 am - Milner Chapel
9:30 am - Sanctuary
11:00 am - Sanctuary

Traditional Worship Services

8:15 am Traditional Service in Milner Chapel

This traditional chapel service at 8:15 is a slightly shorter version of the 9:30 and 11:00 services. And, while there is normally no choral music at this service, there is usually a vocal or instrumental solo that makes the music intimate and unique. Prayers, Scripture readings, and the preached Word, as well, often take on a personal quality within this smaller, worshiping community.

Rise early and glorify God in this contemplative, rich, and Spirit-filled setting.


9:30 am Traditional service in the Sanctuary

The traditional sanctuary services abound with glory and praise to God through the fullness of liturgy, music, prayers, Scripture, and the preached Word. The Sanctuary Choir lifts its unified voice to God in anthems and the congregation joins together to sing both time-honored and modern hymns. These services follow a Reformed form of worship, which allows space for creative use of liturgical elements, such as sung response, and spoken creeds and confessions. The congregation also regularly celebrates the sacraments of baptism and communion, which feed and wash God's people to be sent out as God's servants in the world.

You are invited and welcome to be a part of this gathered, worshipping body of Christ at Second and to join in a time for coffee and fellowship between services in McFarland Hall.


11:00 am Traditional service in the Sanctuary

The traditional sanctuary services abound with glory and praise to God through the fullness of liturgy, music, prayers, Scripture, and the preached Word. The Sanctuary Choir lifts its unified voice to God in anthems and the congregation joins together to sing both time-honored and modern hymns. These services follow a Reformed form of worship, which allows space for creative use of liturgical elements, such as sung response, and spoken creeds and confessions. The congregation also regularly celebrates the sacraments of baptism and communion, which feed and wash God's people to be sent out as God's servants in the world.

You are invited and welcome to be a part of this gathered, worshipping body of Christ at Second and to join in a time for coffee and fellowship between services in McFarland Hall.


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. 


Together@5
Sundays, 5 p.m.
McFarland Hall

Together@5

Let's get Together@5!

Together@5 provides an engaging worship experience in McFarland Hall that includes space for interaction during and after the service, a diverse variety of sacred music, a meaningful message, and time for reflection. The relaxed style of the service offers a worship opportunity for families and individuals of all ages who are not able to attend our morning services or are looking for something different. We also continue and renew the traditions of weekly communion, consistent worship leadership, and a time of food and fellowship following the service. Join us on January 6, 2019!


Dear Friends,

Worship is at the heart of everything we do at Second Presbyterian Church—the place where we gather in community, offer our praise and thanks to God, hear and share the gospel message, and receive nourishment and strength for the journey of faith. I am grateful for the gift of worship that equips, inspires, and sends us as disciples of Jesus Christ.

It is a joy for me to share plans for a new Sunday evening worship experience at Second Presbyterian Church. Beginning on Epiphany, January 6, 2019, you are invited to "Together@5", a new worship service held in McFarland Hall on Sundays at 5:00 p.m.

Together@5 will be relaxed in style, lively in spirit, and relational from start to finish. I look forward to sharing more details about Together@5 as January draws nearer.

As we build enthusiasm and make plans for this new worship experience, we want to be good and faithful stewards of our resources. The discernment process which resulted in a vision for Together@5 also led us to decide to bring our other Sunday evening worships services to a close. Families@Five will hold its final service in the chapel on November 25th. Second@Six will hold its final service in the Sanctuary on November 11th. Both have provided wonderfully meaningful worship for many years, and in the weeks ahead we will give thanks and celebrate the good gifts received and shared through the communities built in those services.

Together@5 will, in many ways, highlight the best parts of Second's past Sunday evening services. The space of McFarland Hall will also give us freedom to worship in completely new ways. I hope you will join me at 5:00 on January 6 when we, as a community of faith, begin this new thing together.

With peace and grace,

Chris Henry


January Sermon Series
Sunday, January 27: "Salvation"

January Sermon Series

Speaking Christian

SUNDAYS, 8:15, 9:30, 11 AM
 

JANUARY 6: “FAITH” | PDF
"After listening to the king, they went on their way. And behold, the star that they had seen when it rose went before them until it came to rest over the place where the child was." (Matthew 2:9)  

JANUARY 13: “SIN” | PDF
“but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more”  (Romans 5:20)

JANUARY 20 (9:30 & 11:00 only): “PRAYER” | PDF
“with the eyes of your heart enlightened, you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance among the saints” (Ephesians 1:18)

JANUARY 27 (8:15, 9:30, & 11:10 a.m. services): “SALVATION” | PDF
“For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, God decided, through the foolishness of our proclamation, to save those who believe.”  (1 Corinthians 1:21)


How to use playlist below: In the top left corner of the video, you can toggle between sermons. They are listed in chronological order.  


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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


Memorial Flower Fund

Memorial Flower Fund

The Memorial Flower Fund provides chancel flowers for the Sanctuary every Sunday. After worship, the Deacons distribute the chancel flowers to hospitalized members. The fund also provides poinsettias and lilies to homebound members during the holidays.

You can support the Memorial Flower Fund at any time by making a donation by check or through E-giving. Be sure to write "Flower Fund" in the comment section.

For more information, please contact Erica Hewitt at (317) 253- 461, Ext. 367.