St. Mark Presbyterian Church (USA) in West St. Louis County: continuing to move into the future, building on our 50 year history of serving God.
Sunday, May 1, 2022
Order of Worship May 1
Living Lord, you meet us in unexpected place and surprise us with the abundance of your loving presence. Feed us by your Word and fill us with your Spirit so that we may follow you this day, and always; through Jesus Christ, your Son, our Savior. Amen.
PRELUDE (Sunday Worship) Cornet Voluntary Heron
WELCOME and ANNOUNCEMENTS
CALL TO WORSHIP (Psalm 30)
O Lord our God, we praise you.
We cried to you for help and you answered us.
You have restored our lives;
you have rescued us from the grave.
Come! Let us worship our risen Savior together.
† HYMN “Christ Is Risen! Shout Hosanna” Hymnal #248
PRAYER OF CONFESSION
Lord God, in the light of your glory we see the evil we have done, the suffering we have caused, the good we have refused, and the truth we have denied. Heal us of our sin, wash us in your mercy, and feed us with your grace, so we may follow your way and tell the good news of the gospel. (Silent Confession)
ASSURANCE OF GRACE
† SHARING THE PEACE OF CHRIST
The peace of Christ be with you. And also with you.
†GLORY TO GOD Hymnal #582
TIME WITH CHILDREN (Sunday Worship) (Children 5th grade and younger may leave to attend Sunday School)
SCRIPTURE John 21:1-19
SERMON “Meat and Three” Rev. Dr. Dave Burgess
† AFFIRMATION OF FAITH Westminster Confession of Faith, Shorter Catechism Question One
Q. What is our chief end? A. Our chief end is to glorify God and to enjoy God forever.
OFFERING Come to the Table of Grace Angerman/Nolan
† THE DOXOLOGY Hymnal #606
THE CELEBRATION OF HOLY COMMUNION
Invitation to the Table
Great Prayer of Thanksgiving and the Lord’s Prayer
Words of Institution
Sharing of the Bread & Cup
Prayer After Communion
† HYMN “Lord, You Have Come to the Lakeshore” Hymnal #721