First Presbyterian Church of Santa Rosa

Worship Service - May 29, 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. Emily Stockert


Love Divine, All Loves Excelling

By Rowland Prichard | Charles Wesley
Jennie Warmack, Anna Babarinde, and Chris Studer, Vocals
John Pavik, Piano


Your Love Never Fails

By Anthony Skinner | Chris McClarney
Jennie Warmack and Chris Studer, Vocals
Chris Studer, Acoustic Guitar & Piano
Eric Rundstrom, Electric Guitar

Affirmation of Our Faith

Based on The Confession of 1967

Today's Worship Leader: Colleen Soldate

Proclaiming God’s Word

Scripture Readings: 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 and 1 John 4:7-21 Common English Bible

Jan Thomas 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. Emily Stockert

Gifts of Love
2022 Spring Sermon Series (Eastertide): Church 8.0

Encouraging God’s People


Your Love is All Around

By Bryan Brown | David Leonard | Leslie Jordan
Cassie Carroll and Chris Studer, Vocals
Chris Studer, Acoustic Guitar & Piano
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

The Gift of Love
American Folk Tune | Arranged by Hal Hopson
Text inspired by I Corinthians 13
Kay Oppenheimer and Penny Cleary, Vocals
John Pavik, Piano

Click here to give your offering.

Serving God’s World


Lord, Speak to Me, That I May Speak

By Eric Ashley | Frances Havergal
Chris Studer, Vocals
John Pavik, Organ

Charge and Benediction

Rev. Emily Stockert

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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