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Liturgy Rundown

Welcome to our Sunday Liturgy Rundown

If you want to look ahead and begin meditating on segments of the upcoming service, if you missed our service this Sunday, or are just looking for another expression of our corporate worship, scroll through this post and click the links for each element.

Sixth Sunday of Pentecost

Ordinary Time

July 14th, 2019 | 7.14.2019

Song of Adoration 

   Rejoice

Call to Worship – Psalm 86                                  

   Mr. Charlie Bursi

Leader: All the nations the LORD has made shall come and worship before Him, and they shall glorify His name.

People: For the LORD is great and He does wondrous things; He alone is God.

Leader: Teach us Your ways, O LORD, that we may walk in Your truth;

People: unite our hearts to fear Your name.

Leader: Give thanks to the LORD with your whole heart, and glorify His name forever.

All: For great is your steadfast love toward us, O LORD. You have delivered our souls from the depths of Sheol.

Song of Praise

   Only A Holy God

Confession of Sin

   Mr. Charlie Bursi

Leader: Author of our faith and Master of our hearts, you call us to unite our faith with repentance, and repentance with forgiveness of others.  Help us this morning to boldly confess, boldly repent and boldly forgive for the sake of your song, Jesus. 

All: Our pride and self- righteousness cause us to demand justice that is not ours to require. Instead of extending forgiveness by resting in the grace of the cross, we demand retribution of our brothers and sisters. Though we’ve received forgiveness and restoration from You, we would rather run toward vengeance and self-justification than return to You in thanksgiving. We are unworthy servants, yet we act like masters of our own lives. We forsake the duty we owe Christ, and instead we feast on things less satisfying than Him. Call us back to Jesus! Remind us of our citizenship in Your kingdom, and cleanse us by grace through faith so we may return to You in thankfulness and praise.

Song of Comfort

   Christ Is Mine Forevermore

Assurance of Pardon – Ephesians 2

Leader: Citizens of God’s Kingdom, you who were once far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ! For through Him you have access in one Spirit to the Father. So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God.

Leader: Lord Jesus Christ, you know our faults and have heard our prayers. You have ripped apart the barriers that separate us from God and opened us to the grace of God through your sacrifice of love on a cross, and your resurrection from the dead. Fill your people and give us peace. The peace of the Lord be with you.

People: And also with you!

Passing the Peace

   Gloria Patri

Community Life Announcements

Ministry Minute & Scripture Reading

   Refugee Ministry   

   Mrs. Carly Haynes

Song of Preparation & Offering

   Heal Us

The offering is a way for Christians to support the mission and ministry of the church. Christians offer a sacrificial portion of their resources- time, talents, possessions- as an act of faith and gratitude in response to God’s grace. If you are a visitor, please do not feel like you need to give anything. The offering is for those who call City Pres home to express their faith through giving.

Practicing Hospitality

   Luke 7:36-50

   Rev. Justin Edgar

Song of Response

   Open Up

The Lord’s Supper

Jesus has prepared this table for all who love him and trust in him alone for their salvation. All who see their need for Jesus as their Lord and Savior are invited to come with gladness to the table of the Lord. (Wine is on the outer circle and juice on the inner circles, gluten free bread is provided on the plate. Young children who do not yet take the sacrament may be brought forward for prayer. If you have any worries about being on camera, please remain seated during this time. The stage and surrounding area is on FB Live.)

Words of Institution

  Minister: The Lord be with you.

  People: And also with you

  Minister: Lift up your hearts!

  People: We lift them up to the Lord.

  Minister: Let us lift up our hearts to the Lord.

  People: It is right to give him thanks and praise.

  Minister: Therefore, let us proclaim the mystery of faith:

  People: Christ has died! Christ is risen! Christ will come           

  again!   

  Minister: The gifts of God for the people of God.

Song of Communion

     There Is A Fountain

Song of Celebration

   Doxology

Benediction - Psalm 84

Leader: May the LORD of hosts hear your prayer and be your shield. May He look on the face of His anointed. May He bestow blessing and honor and favor on those who trust in Him! Come quickly, Lord Jesus! Amen.

Leader: Let us go forth to love and serve our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ!

People: Thanks be to God.