Southminster Presbyterian Church

Second Sunday after Pentecost                              June 18, 2017


Sharing the Peace of Christ

Leader: The Peace of Christ be with you.

People: And also with you.  


Introit                                         “Glorify Thy Name”                                 Donna Adkins


Call to Worship                                                                                        

Leader: Eternal God: you have called us to be members of one body. Join us in Spirit with those who in all times and places have praised your name; that, having one faith, we may show the unity of your church, and bring honor to our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

People: God our ruler: rule over us as we meet together, and so fill us with your Spirit, that in faith, hope, and love we may worship you, and proclaim your mighty deeds; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

Leader: The voice of the Lord breaks the cedars; the Lord breaks the cedars of Lebanon.

People: The voice of the Lord flashes forth flames of fire. The voice of the Lord shakes the wilderness;

Leader: The LORD sits enthroned over the flood; the LORD sits enthroned as King forever.

ALL: May the LORD give strength to his people! May the LORD bless his people with Peace!

Hymn of Praise              “Dearest Jesus, We Are Here”                                   pg. 483

Call to Confession

Leader: Let us come before God with our confessions.

Silent Confession:

Prayer of Confession: (Unison)

Remember, O Lord, all the peoples of the world who have divided themselves into many nations and speaking many languages. Deliver us from every evil that gets in the way of your saving purpose; and fulfill the promise of peace on earth among men with whom you are pleased; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen                                          

Assurance of Forgiveness

“With believers in every time and place, we rejoice that nothing in life or in death can separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Our sins are forgiven.

*Gloria Patri                                                                                                           pg. 581

A Time for Children                                        

Anthem                                  “My Tribute”                                       Andrae’ Crouch

                                           “Awesome God”                                              Rich Mullins

                                           “The Bible”                                                 Roy Scoggins, Jr.

                                           “God Made a Wonderful World”         Ronald Jackson

                                         THE WORD FOR GOD’S PEOPLE

First Reading:                                                                                                   Acts 2: 42-47

Prayer for Illumination

Living God, by your Holy Spirit, open our eyes to see the new light of this day; open our lips to tell of the empty tomb; open our hearts to believe the good news; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

Hymn of Inspiration              “Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee”                 pg. 629

Second Reading:                                                                                              John 10: 1-10

Sermon:                                       “Are You Listening?”                         Rev. Jean Coyle

*Apostle’s Creed                                                                                                     pg. 35


Opportunities for Ministry and Fellowship

Invitation to Prayer            Christian Men’s and Christian Women’s Fellowship (Southminster)

(Passing the Fellowship Register)

Visitors: Please also print phone, email & Zip Code

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

Prayers of The People and Lord’s Prayer (Debts, Debtors)                            pg. 35

Choral Response                 “Hear Our Prayer, O Lord”             George Whelpton

Offering * Doxology    “Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow”        pg. 606

Prayer of Dedication


*Invitational Hymn                       “May the God of Hope Go With Us”       pg. 765

Charge and Benediction

Choral Benediction                            “Amen”                                                  Robert Lau


SOUTHMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                   301-567-1510

7801 Livingston Road, Oxon Hill, MD 20745                           Fax: 301-567-2803

Web page: www.southminstermd.org

E-mail address: Southminster@Verizon.net

Organist: Karleen Powell

Choir Director: Gail Tyler


THIS WEEK – June 18, 2017

                           TODAY     9:30 a.m.                 Adult Sunday School

.                                              10:30 a.m.              WORSHIP SERVICE

                                                Noon                       CWF/CMF Bible Study

                                                 Christ’s Green Pastures 6:00 – 8:00 pm (Sanctuary)

                         MONDAY     Church Office Closed

                                                 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.    Alcoholics Anonymous

                       TUESDAY     8:30 – 1:00 p.m.   Office Open

                 WEDNESDAY       8:30 – 1:00 p.m.     Office Open

                                               10:00 – 11:30 a.m.  Bible Study

                                                 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.    Alcoholics Anonymous

                 THURSDAY        8:30 – 1:00 p.m.   Office Open

                                                   7:00-9:00 p.m. Shabbath Church (Choir Room)

                                                  7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Word Healing (Sanctuary)

                             FRIDAY      8:30 – 1:00 p.m. Office Open

                           SATURDAY 9:30 – 2:00 p.m. Shabbath Church (Sanctuary)


Pulpit Assistant: Tracy White                                                 Ushers: Harry Siedentopf

Flowers: Gwen Driggins                                                                Coffee Fellowship: III

WELCOME! We are blessed by your presence with us today. We give a special welcome to our visitors. Southminster is committed to growing in faith and being a blessing to our neighbors. We thank God for our diversity of race, theological views and personal background. We invite you to visit with us during the fellowship time after worship and to worship with us again. If you have questions about our ministry, speak with a worship leader. Please print your name, address, zip code, phone number and e-mail address on the visitor’s register.


Upcoming Events:

Sunday, June 25th Church Picnic, hamburgers and hot dogs will be served along with lemon tea & ice tea. Please bring sides and desserts. You are most welcome to bring additional meats or fish to be grilled.