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First Presbyterian Church of Corning

1 East First Street; Corning, NY  14830

Interim Pastor: Dr. Glenn R. Kennedy

Phone: (607) 937-5419

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FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Corning, New York



February 4, 2007 EPIPHANY V 11:00 A.M.



THE ORDER FOR THE PUBLIC WORSHIP OF GOD

PRELUDE Flutes - Langlais

WELCOME and ANNOUNCEMENTS

CONGREGATIONAL INTROIT Insert

Come! Come! Everybody Worship

CALL TO WORSHIP

*HYMN #482 "Praise Ye the Lord, the Almighty" Lobe Den Herren

*PRAYER OF CONFESSION Insert "Forgive Us Lord"

(A time for silent, personal prayers of confession)

*ASSURANCE OF PARDON

*GLORIA PATRI (No. 579, The Hymnal)

SHARING FAITH WITH CHILDREN

(At this time, children through Grade 2 are invited forward. After the lesson,

children ages 3 - Grade 1 will be dismissed for Children’s Worship in the Trinity

Room on the Lower Level.)

 

PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION

THE LESSONS - Esther 3:13; 4:13-16 (Pew Bible pg. 429, 430)

- 1 Peter 3:14-18 (Pew Bible pg. 1060)

(After the reading, there is a period of silence, at the end of which the reader says...)

Reader: This is the word of the Lord

ALL: Thanks be to God

THE SERMON ESTHER - by Debbie Salter Goodwin

(an audience participation story)

and Reflections on Esther Pastor Kennedy

TITHES AND OFFERINGS (Hand Prayer Request cards to usher)

Offertory Music Doxology - Boosahda

*DOXOLOGY (No. 592, The Hymnal) and PRAYER OF DEDICATION

*HYMN Insert "In Remembrance of Me" Sisson

THE SACRAMENT OF THE LORD'S SUPPER

Invitation

*The Apostle’s Creed (Traditional) (Pg 14, The Hymnal)

Words of Institution

Prayers of Thanksgiving

Consecration of the Elements

Serving of the Bread and Cup - kindly hold the elements until all have received and we will all partake together.

Prayer

*BENEDICTORY HYMN Insert "No One Will Ever Be the Same" Roystonhill

*BENEDICTION

*POSTLUDE Pasticcio - Langlais

*All who are able may stand

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LITURGIST: Debbie Rice NURSERY CAREGIVER: Becky Speciale

GREETER: Kate Danforth SOUND TECHNICIAN: Phil Bradney

CHILDREN’S WORSHIP: Bonita Carlson-Rudolph

HEARING ASSIST UNITS AND LARGE PRINT HYMNALS AND BULLETINS are available at the rear of the sanctuary.

TELECAST - worship is telecast to the Epiphany Room (Lower Level) which serves as a "cry room" and/or for nursing mothers.

PRAYER REQUEST CARDS - in pews - use for items you'd like lifted in this Morning's Prayer. After worship they will be placed in the Chapel for the week.

THE CRECHE (lower level) - nursery care for infants and toddlers.

THE FLOWERS are given to the glory of God and in loving memory of husband, Edmond, by Doris Shanahan.

SERVING COMMUNION TODAY: Elders: Peggy Schuckers, Gary Yoggy, Andrew Heiman, Al Johnson; Deacons: Rose Houper, Tom Speciale, Bill Young, Martha Saunders

SOUPER BOWL OF CARING - a project of youth nationwide to receive a dollar per worshipper for a local project. The youth will be at the doors before and after worship.

2006 Year End Financial Statements and 2006 Annual Reports are in the Narthex.

Today: After Worship - Info Gathering for newcomers and others wanting to know

more about First Presbyterian Church

Monday: 12:00 p.m. - DEADLINE for Messenger articles

7:00 p.m. - Pastor Nominating Committee meeting

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m. - Handbell rehearsal

7:30 p.m - Sr. Choir rehearsal

Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - Moms and More

Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - Bible Study

11:00 a.m. - Informal Prayer Group

Saturday: 7:00 p.m. - Suppers of 8 Mixer

NEXT SUNDAY: 9:30 a.m. - Sunday School for all ages

11:00 a.m. - Worship

12:00 p.m. - Fellowship Time

5:00 p.m. - New Officer Training



~ OUR CHURCH STAFF ~

INTERIM PASTOR • Glenn R. Kennedy tel. ext. 111

ORGANIST/MUSIC DIRECTOR • Jamie Smith tel. ext. 109

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT • Laura White tel. ext. 101

SEXTON • Curt Neuner tel. ext. 215

SUNDAY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT • Laurie Beck tel. ext. 120

DIRECTOR WEEKDAY PRE-SCHOOL • Ann Snyder tel. ext. 117

PASTOR EMERITUS • Robert P. Boell

Church Phone: 607-937-5419 - Church Fax: 607-937-9731

Pastor Kennedy’s Phone: 607-589-4140

Church e-mail: office@corningpresby.org Web: www.corningpresby.org

Pastor Kennedy’s e-mail: grk174@bigfoot.com