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#ACPNotCancelled - 3 June 2020

Wellness Wednesday

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Virtual Worship Service - Pentecost Sunday - 31 May 2020 (abbreviated bulletin)

Virtual Worship Service

Prelude       Prelude on “Komm, Gott, Schöpfer, heiliger Geist”      J.S. Bach
                   Come, God, Creator, Holy Spirit, and shower your mercy upon us.
                   Fred Gramann, organist

Ringing of the Bells      Pentecostal Peals
                                     The ACP Bronze Ringers

Introit Solo      The Call      Ralph Vaughan Williams
                       Philip James Glenister, soloist      Fred Gramann, organist

Pentecost Greetings (Acts 2:4)

Greeting for Worship      Grant Mongin Call to Worship

Hymn      Faithful God, You Sent Your Spirit
               tune: NETTLETON (“Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”)
               Text © 2008 by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette

Prayer of Confession

Assurance of Forgiveness

Glory Be to the Father      Gloria Patri

Welcome and Announcements      Jodi Fondell

Blessing of the Children      Allison Wheeler

Lighting the Candle for God’s Global Vision of Compassion, Justice and Peace

Prayer for Illumination      Victor Greene

The First Lesson – I Corinthians 12: 3b-13      Patti Lafage

Musical Offering      A Joyous Fanfare      Fred Gramann
                                Eight members of the ACP Bronze Ringers

The Second Lesson – Acts 2:1-21      Felicia Henderson

Sermon      A Fresh Wind of the Spirit      Doug Fondell

Reflection      Let the Peace of God Reign      Darlene Zschech
                      Alexia Rabé, soloist

Prayers of the People and the Lord's Prayer (in your mother tongue)      Jodi Fondell

The Offering of Tithes and Gifts

Offertory Solo      Mein gläubiges Herze (from the Pentecost Cantata)      J.S. Bach
                            Jennifer Young, soloist      Fred Gramann, organist

Dedication of Our Tithes and Offerings      Grant Mongin

Hymn      Spirit of the Living God      tune: LIVING GOD

Benediction      Doug Fondell

Congregational Amen

Postlude      Prelude on “Nun freut euch”      Paul Manz
                    Fred Gramann, organist

#ACPNotCancelled - 29 May 2020

Family Fun Friday: ACP Quarantine Blooper Reel

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#ACPNotCancelled - 27 May 2020

Wellness Wednesday

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Virtual Worship Service - 24 May 2020 (abbreviated bulletin)

Virtual Worship Service

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Prelude     Allegro in Bb Major     J.S. Bach
                 Simon Fournier, trumpet   Fred Gramann, organ      

Ringing of the bells

Greeting for Worship     Victor Greene

Call to Worship (Psalm 47:1-6)

Hymn     All Creatures of Our God and King     tune: LASST UNS ERFREUEN
              Trumpet descants by Fred Gramann

Confession of Sin                                                                     

Declaration of Forgiveness and Righteousness:

Glory Be to the Father     tune: GLORIA PATRI

Welcome     Scott Herr

Children’s Blessing     Allison Wheeler

Anthem     Oceans     M. Crocker, J. Houston, S. Ligthelm
 
                 Alexia Rabé and Natalie Rayal, vocalists; Florence Hennequin, cellist

Lighting the Candle for God’s Global Vision of Compassion, Justice and Peace

Prayer for Illumination     Grant Mongin

The First Lesson Acts 1:1-11     Lector: Chinwe Akujuobi

Solo     Agnus Dei     Georges Bizet
            Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us and grant us peace.
            Frédéric Goncalves, soloist    Fred Gramann, accompanist

The Second LessonLuke 24:44-53     Lector: Mary Claire King

Sermon     Caught in the Middle     Scott Herr

Musical Response     Adagio     W.A. Mozart
                                  Carol Mundinger, clarinet   Fred Gramann, piano

Prayers of the People     Doug Fondell

Offering of Tithes and Gifts

Praise God, From Whom All Blessings Flow

Prayer of Dedication     Jodi Fondell

Hymn     O Christ, When You Ascended
               tune: VALET WILL ICH DIR GEBEN (“All Glory, Laud, and Honor”)
               Text: © Carolyn Winfrey Gillette

Benediction     Scott Herr

Congregational Amen

Postlude     Te Deum (We praise Thee, O Lord)     M.A. Charpentier
                   Simon Fournier, trumpet   Fred Gramann, organ

#ACPNotCancelled - 20 May 2020

Wellness Wednesday

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#ACPNotCancelled - 19 May 2020

Liturgy Tuesday

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#ACPNotCancelled - 18 May 2020

Pastoral Check-in Monday

Pastoral Check-ins are now every other Monday. The next Check-in will be on 25 May.

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Virtual Worship Service - 17 May 2020 (abbreviated bulletin)

Virtual Worship Service

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Prelude       Prelude on “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”      (in the style of Bach’s Prelude in C Major in 9/8)

Ringing of the bells

Greeting for Worship       Doug Fondell

Hymn       Praise to the Lord, the Almighty       tune: LOBE DEN HERREN

Confession of Sin      

Assurance of Forgiveness

Glory Be to the Father       tune: GLORIA PATRI

Welcome       Scott Herr

Anthem        A Child’s Prayer       Janice Kapp Perry
                    Margaux and Vivienne Debré, soli     Stacey Pavesi Debré, piano
                    Margaux and Vivienne are members of the ACP Youth Choir directed by Sara Barton

Children’s Blessing       Allison Wheeler

Lighting the Candle for God’s Global Vision of Compassion, Justice and Peace

Prayer for Illumination       Scott Herr

The First Lesson Psalm 66:8-20      Lector: Mary Fenu

Anthem       Tables    Fred Gramann      

The Second LessonJohn 14:15-21       Lector: Phil Swanson

Sermon      Comforted, Not Abandoned   Jodi Fondell

Musical Response       Still, Still With thee       Fred Gramann   

Prayers of the People        Grant Mongin      

Offering of Tithes and Gifts       Victor Greene

Offertory Music       Keep The Hope  George Makhshigian and John Arndt

Prayer of Dedication       Victor Greene

Hymn       O Christ, We Trust Your Promise       tune: AURELIA ("The Church's One Foundation")   Text © 2019 by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette

Benediction        Jodi Fondell

Congregational Amen

Postlude      Prelude on “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”       Paul Manz

 

Our thanks to Carolyn Winfrey Gillette who gave us permission to use her hymn text “O Christ, We Trust Your Promise” for our worship service today. Carolyn and her husband Bruce are the co-pastors of Overbrook Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For more information you are invited go to https://www.carolynshymns.com/biography.html.

#ACPNotCancelled - 13 May 2020

Wellness Wednesday

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#ACPNotCancelled - 12 May 2020

Liturgy Tuesday

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#ACPNotCancelled - 11 May 2020

Pastoral Check-in Monday

Pastoral Check-ins are posted every other Monday.

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Virtual Worship Service - 10 May 2020 (abbreviated bulletin)

Virtual Worship Service

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Prelude                              Sonata No. 2: Allegro Maestoso     Felix Mendelssohn
                                          Fred Gramann, organist

Ringing of the bells
                                          These two Whitechapel bells were given by the Aller and Bivin families.

Greeting for Worship       Grant Mongin

Call to Worship
 

Hymn                                God’s Only Son, the Living Stone          
                                          tune:
SOLID ROCK (“My hope is built on nothing less”)
                                          lyrics based on
I Peter 2:2-10: © 2020 Fred Gramann

Confession of Sin

Assurance of Forgiveness
 

Glory Be to the Father       tune: GLORIA PATRI

Welcome                           Scott Herr

Minute for Stewardship     Don Farnan
             Link to ACP Missions video
             Link to ACP Symphony video

Children’s Blessing           Allison Wheeler

Musical Offering               Prelude on “Herzliebter Jesu”     Fred Gramann
                                         Based on the Gregorian chant for Easter, and the hymn tunes
KEDRON and HERZLIEBSTER JESU
                                         The Bay View Week of Handbells    Fred Gramann, director (Video courtesy of Pierpont Productions)

Lighting the Candle for God’s Global Vision of Compassion, Justice and Peace

Prayer for Illumination      Victor Greene

The First Lesson I Peter 2:2-10          Lector: Peter DeWit

Anthem                             As A New Day Dawns     David Gungor

The Second Lesson – John 14:1-14      Lector: Fran Michalek
 

Sermon                             Believing Mercy     Scott Herr

Musical Response            O How Glorious is the Kingdom     Fred Gramann

Prayers of the People       Jodi Fondell

Offering of Tithes and Gifts

Offertory Music                 The Blessing     Cody Carnes, Kari Jobe

Prayer of Dedication         Doug Fondell

Hymn                                There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy tune: IN BABILONE

Benediction                       Scott Herr

Congregational Amen

Organ Postlude                 Christ is Risen! Shout Hosanna!       arr. Joyce Jones
                                          Fred Gramann, organist

#ACPNotCancelled - 8 May 2020

Family Fun Friday: Maddie and Fondells

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#ACPNotCancelled - 6 May 2020

Wellness Wednesday

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#ACPNotCancelled - 5 May 2020

Liturgy Tuesday

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Virtual Worship Service - 3 May 2020 (abbreviated bulletin)

Virtual Worship Service

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Prelude                            Tuba Tune in D Major                              C.S. Lang
                                         Fred Gramann, organist

Greeting for Worship                                 Jodi Fondell
 

Call to Worship

Hymn                               My Shepherd Will Supply My Need         tune: RESIGNATION                             

Confession of Sin and Assurance of Forgiveness

Glory Be to the Father                                                                      tune: GLORIA PATRI

Welcome                                                   Scott Herr

Children’s Blessing                                    Allison Wheeler

Lighting the Candle for God’s Global Vision of Compassion, Justice and Peace

Prayer for Illumination                               Doug Fondell

The First Lesson – Psalm 23                    Jonathan Wheeler

Anthem                            Ride On, King Jesus
                                        Spiritual, arr. Howard Helvey
                                        The ACP Adult Choir  Fred Gramann, director

The Second Lesson – John 10:1-10         Grant Mongin

Sermon                            Abundant Life   Scott Herr

Song of Response           Beloved            Devon Graves

Sacrament of Holy Communion                Jodi Fondell, Victor Greene

Song of Communion        Spirit of the Living God                            arr. Antony Baldwin
                                         The ACP Adult Choir    Debra Sostrin, soloist
                                         Fred Gramann, director

Prayer of Thanksgiving after Communion and Prayers of the People        Victor Greene

Offering of Tithes and Gifts

Doxology                         Praise God, From Whom All Blessings Flow

Prayer of Dedication                                 Jodi Fondell

Hymn                              Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us             tune: BRADBURY

Benediction                                               Scott Herr

Congregational Amen

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