First Presbyterian Church of Santa Rosa

    Worship Service - October 24, 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: Blessed Quietness

    Arranged by Richard David James
    John Pavik, Piano

    Celebrating God’s Presence

    Let Us Worship God Together

    Rev. Emily Stockert

    Hymn: When Morning Gilds the Skies

    By Joseph Barnby, Trans. Edward Caswall
    Chris Studer and Penny Cleary, Vocals
    John Pavik, Piano

    Song: Song of Hope (Heaven Come Down)

    By Chase Jenkins | Dan Hamilton | Robbie Seay | Ryan Owens | Taylor Johnson | Tedd Tjornhom
    Jennie Warmack, Eileen Haynes, and Chris Studer, Vocals
    Chris Studer, Piano and Acoustic Guitar
    Mike VanDordrecht, Electric Bass and Mandolin
    Eric Rundstrom, Electric Guitar

    Prayer of Confession

    Today’s Worship Leader: Elaine Carlson

    Assurance of Forgiveness

    Anthem: And the Father Will Dance

    By Mark Hayes
    Laurel Quast, Karen Dieterle, Kris Irvine, Sarah Held, Chris Studer, David Irvine, Vocals
    John Pavik, Piano

    Proclaiming God’s Word

    Scripture Readings: Genesis 8:1-22; 9:8-17 (Common English Bible)

    Jaci Rienecker 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: Noah and the Ark: Repentance and Renewal

    Rev. Emily Stockert

    A written version of the sermon text is provided here at this link for listeners who may follow along better with the written word.Click here to read the sermon.

    Questions for Reflection

    Song: Sovereign

    By Chris Tomlin | Martin Chalk | Matt Redman | Jonas Myrin | Jason Ingram
    Cassie Carroll and Chris Studer, Vocals
    Chris Studer, Piano and Acoustic Guitar
    Eric Rundstrom, Electric Guitar

    Encouraging God’s People

    Morning Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer

    Elaine Carlson

    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

    Sweet Hour of Prayer
    By William B. Bradbury
    John Pavik, Piano

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    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: Great is Thy Faithfulness

    By Thomas Chisholm | William Runyan
    Cassie Carroll and Chris Studer, Vocals
    John Pavik, Piano


    Rev. Emily Stockert

    Postlude: Fantasia on “You Are Our God; We Are Your People”

    By David Hoekema
    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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