First Presbyterian Church of Santa Rosa

    Worship Service - May 16, 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: Prélude fantastique

    By Charles Griffes
    John Pavik, Piano

    Celebrating God’s Presence

    Let Us Worship God Together

    Rev. Dale Flowers

    Hymn: When Morning Gilds the Skies

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

    Song: Called Me Higher

    By Leslie Jordan
    Jennie Warmack and Chris Studer, Vocals
    Chris Studer, Piano & Acoustic Guitar
    Eric Rundstrom, Electric Guitar

    Affirmation of Faith

    Today’s Worship Leader: Elaine Carlson

    Anthem: Go Into the World

    Ensemble: Kay Oppenheimer, Sue Magnuson, Penny Cleary, Karen Dieterle, Kris Irvine and Barb Lawson, Vocals
    John Pavik, Organ

    Proclaiming God’s Word

    Scripture Readings: Matthew 28:18-20 & James 2:14-24 (New International Version)

    Lia Huber is reading Scriptures this week.

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

    Sermon: Everything Else is Secondary to This

    2021 Spring Sermon Series: A Community We Can Call Home

    Rev. Dale Flowers

    Questions for Reflection

    Encouraging God’s People

    Song: I Am For You

    By Rory Cooney Anna Vandordrecht and Chris Studer, Vocals
    Chris Studer, Piano, Organ, and Acoustic Guitar

    Morning Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer

    Elaine Carlson

    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.

    Offertory & Reflection Questions

    I Want Jesus to Walk with Me
    John Pavik, Organ

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    Doxology: Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow

    from The Presbyterian Hymnal, page 591
    Text © Neil Weatherhogg, 1990 | Geneva Psalter, 1551
    Music: Public Domain
    John Pavik, Organ

    FPC News

    Week of May 16, 2021

    Serving God’s World

    Hymn: Today We All Are Called to Be Disciples

    By Ralph Vaughan Williams | Kenn Carmichael
    Chris Studer, Vocals
    John Pavik, Organ


    Rev. Dale Flowers

    Postlude: Go Ye into All the World

    By James McGranahan
    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

    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 Rendevous

    Cory Myers

    Join Sunday Rendezoom Live via Zoom at 10:00 AM!


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