First Presbyterian Church of Santa Rosa

Worship Service - March 20, 2022

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.


Meditation on Psalm 63:1-8 (from Triptyque, op. 58)
Louis Vierne
John Pavik, Organ

Celebrating God’s Presence

Let Us Worship God Together

Rev. Dale Flowers


Let the Whole Creation Cry

By Jacob Hintze | Harm. J.S. Bach | Stopford A. Brooke
Chris Studer, Vocals
John Pavik, Organ


Mighty To Save
By Ben Fielding | Reuben Morgan
Cassie Carroll, Rachel Vail, and Chris Studer, Vocals
Chris Studer, Piano and Acoustic Guitar
Eric Rundstrom, Electric Guitar

Prayer of Confession

Today's Worship Leader: Colleen Soldate

Assurance of Forgiveness

from Psalm 116

Proclaiming God’s Word

Scripture Readings: Matthew 6:25-34 (New International Version)

Laurie Hartmann is reading scriptures this week.

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


Rev. Dale Flowers

Faith for a Worry-Less Life
2022 Winter Sermon Series: The Call to be a Courageous Christian

Questions for Reflection

  • Name three things you worry about?  How does worrying about them affect you? How does it affect the things you worry about?
  • What specifically does Jesus say about worry that convinces you to trust God instead?
  • How does Scripture and Prayer contribute to your ability to worry less and trust God more?

Encouraging God’s People



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

Morning Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer

Colleen Soldate

Prayer Request

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

Offertory & Questions for Reflection

Be Not Afraid

Based on John 14:1-3
Music by Lee Dengler; Words by Susan Naus Dengler
Ensemble: Kay Oppenheimer, Soprano, Laurie Hartmann, Soprano, Karen Dieterle, Alto, John Pavik, Tenor, David Irvine, Bass
Mary Kemnec, Flute
John Pavik, Piano


Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow
From The Presbyterian Hymnal, page 592
Text © Neil Weatherhogg, 1990 | Geneva Psalter, 1551
Music: Public Domain
John Pavik, Organ

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Serving God’s World


God Of Grace And God Of Glory

By John Hughes, Harry Emerson Fosdick
Chris Studer and Penny Cleary, Vocals

John Pavik, Piano


Rev. Dale Flowers


The Glory of these Forty Days (P. 111)
Johann Pachelbel

John Pavik, Organ

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.

Click here to go to a YouTube channel for Bible story videos created for preschool, elementary and preteen kids!

Youth Rendezvous

Cory Myers

Join us upstairs in Room 224 each Sunday for Rendevous at 10:30 - a time when we work to remove barriers that can prevent us from experiencing God. We listen, sing, pray, laugh, and learn.

Visit our archive page for previous worship services.

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