First Presbyterian Church of Santa Rosa



    If you are visiting our Online Worship for the first time, we welcome you. It is our hope that you encounter God and are enriched by your worship with us. The first video is a continuous worship experience eliminating the need to click on each video individually.

    The format below is designed for you to click your way through each element which together forms a cohesive and whole worship experience.

    At the end of worship are connection opportunities for children and youth.


    Prelude

    Creator of the Stars at Night
    Arr. Richard Warner
    John Pavik, Organ



    Let Us Worship God Together

    Rev. Dale Flowers



    Hymn: Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence

    French carol | From Liturgy of St. James, 4th century | Trans. Gerard Moultrie
    Penny Cleary and Chris Studer, Vocals
    John Pavik, Organ



    Song: God With Us

    By Jason Ingram | Leslie Jordan
    Penny Cleary and Chris Studer, Vocals
    Chris Studer, Piano and Acoustic Guitar



    Profile of Faith & Lighting the Advent Candle - Laurie Hartmann

    O Come, O Come Emmanuel (Verse 1)

    Adapt. Thomas Helmore | Accomp. John Weaver | 12 century latin | trans. John Neale
    Penny Cleary and Chris Studer, Vocals
    John Pavik, Organ



    Anthem: And Give You Peace

    By Allan Robert Petker
    Kay Oppenheimer, Kris Irvine, Dave McCall and David Irvine - Vocals
    John Pavik - Piano



    Scripture Readings: Numbers 6.23-26; Psalm 4.6-8; and 85.8-10 (NRSV)

    Read by David Paul

    The Scripture reading and text are included in the sermon video. You may also refer to the passage using this link.



    Sermon: God’s Blessing of Peace

    Advent Sermon Series: A Clear Picture of Peace

    Rev. Dale Flowers



    Hymn: Come All Ye Pining, Hungry Poor

    By Brian Murphy | Anne Steele
    Penny Cleary and Chris Studer, Vocals
    Chris Studer - Acoustic Guitar & Piano



    Questions for Reflection



    Prayer Request

    Even though we are not able to gather together in one place right now, we are committed to praying for you.Click here to submit your confidential prayer requests to our Director of Caring Ministries.



    The Lord’s Supper

    Rev. Dr. Kent Webber



    Offertory and Questions for Reflection

    I will meditate on your wondrous works…
    By Wayne L. Wold
    John Pavik, Organ

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    Hymn: O Promised One of Israel

    Forest Green, traditional English melody | Text by Jane Parker Huber
    Chris Studer, Vocals
    John Pavik, Organ



    Benediction

    Rev. Dale Flowers



    Postlude

    Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus - Prichard/Pavik
    John Pavik, Organ




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    First Kids

    Each Sunday links for videos, activities, and discussions are provided to offer you a 20 – 30 minute meaningful family experience custom-designed to the age of your kids.




    Youth Rendezoom

    Cory Myers

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