First Presbyterian Church of Santa Rosa

Worship Service - May 15, 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 this week. 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.

Celebrating God’s Presence

Let Us Worship God Together

Rev. Dale Flowers


Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Wyeth’s Repository of Sacred Music | Robert Robinson
Rachel Vail and Chris Studer, Vocals
John Pavik, Piano


New Doxology

By Louis Bourgeois | Thomas Ken | Thomas Miller
Cassie Carroll and Chris Studer, Vocals
Chris Studer, Piano and Acoustic Guitar

Affirmation of Faith

Today's Worship Leader: Emily Schomers, Mission Associate

Proclaiming God’s Word

Scripture Readings: Luke 15:11-32 and Ephesians 2:8-10

Gail Burson 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

It Takes Grace to Believe
2022 Spring Sermon Series (Eastertide): Church 8.0

Encouraging God’s People


I Love to Tell the Story

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

Moment for Mission

Emily Schomers, Mission Associate

Morning Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer

Emily Schomers

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

Many the Gifts
Text inspired by 1 Corinthians 12
Ensemble: Kay Oppenheimer, Kris Irvine, Dave McCall, and David Irvine, Vocals
Chris Studer, Acoustic Guitar
Mary Kemnec, Flute

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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

Serving God’s World


Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone)

Chris Tomlin | John Newton | Louie Giglio
Chris Studer, Vocals, Piano, and Acoustic Guitar

Charge and Benediction

Rev. Dale Flowers

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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