First Presbyterian Church of Santa Rosa

    Worship Service - July 25, 2021

    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.

    Prelude: Andante Pastorale - Théodore Salomé

    Mary Kemnec, Flute
    John Pavik, Organ

    Celebrating God’s Presence

    Let Us Worship God Together

    Lesley VanDordrecht

    Hymn: Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise

    Welsh folk melody | Walter Smith
    Cassie Carroll and Chris Studer, Vocals
    John Pavik, Organ

    Song: How Can I Keep From Singing?

    By Robert Lowry
    Penny Cleary and Chris Studer, Vocals
    Chris Studer, Piano and Acoustic Guitar
    Eric Rundstrom, Electric Guitar

    Prayer of Confession

    Today’s Worship Leader: Dale Flowers

    Assurance of Forgiveness

    from Psalm 116

    Anthem: All Things Bright and Beautiful

    By John Rutter
    Kay Oppenheimer, Paddy Coreris, Laurel Quast, Kris Irvine, Barb Lawson and Karen Dieterle, Vocals
    John Pavik, Organ

    Proclaiming God’s Word

    Scripture Readings: 1 Peter 3:8-16 (NIV)

    Pat Cuneo is reading Scriptures this week.

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

    Sermon: What’s Your Story?

    Lesley VanDordrecht

    Questions for Reflection

    Song: Come and Listen

    By David Crowder
    Jennie Warmack & Chris Studer, Vocals
    Chris Studer, Piano & Acoustic Guitar

    Encouraging God’s People

    Morning Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer

    Dale Flowers

    Prayer Request

    We are committed to praying for you.Click here to submit your confidential prayer requests to our Director of Caring Ministries.

    Offertory & Questions for Reflection

    My Song is Love Unknown
    By John Ireland
    John Pavik, Organ

    Click here to give your offering

    Doxology: Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow

    From The Presbyterian Hymnal, page 592
    Text © Thomas Ken | Geneva Psalter, 1551
    Music: Public Domain
    John Pavik, Organ

    Serving God’s World

    Hymn: I Love to Tell the Story

    By Catherine Hankey & William Fischer
    Jennie Warmack & Chris Studer, Vocals
    John Pavik, Piano


    Lesley VanDordrecht

    Postlude: In Thee Is Joy

    By J. S. Bach
    John Pavik, Organ

    Visit our archive page for previous worship services in 2021.

    Visit our archive page for previous worship services in 2020.

    First Kids

    Darcy Fluitt

    At 9:00: Infants through kindergartners gather downstairs for playtime and Bible stories. 1st through 6th graders are always welcome and encouraged to worship in the sanctuary with their families.

    At 10:30: Infants through Kindergartners gather downstairs for activities, music, Bible stories, and outdoor play.
    1st through 6th Graders are invited upstairs to join their small group leaders for activities, worship, and relationships. If you are traveling and/or cannot join in person, we provide links for videos, activities, and discussions giving you a 20 – 30 minute meaningful family experience custom-designed to the age of your kids.

    Youth Rendevous

    Cory Myers

    Join for Sunday Rendevous 10:30 - a time when we work to remove barriers that can prevent us from experiencing God. We listen, sing, pray, laugh, and learn.


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