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Service for the Lord’s Day THE RESPONSE TO THE WORD

Pentecost Sunday Z AFFIRMATION OF FAITH A Brief Statement of Faith

Sunday, May 15, 2016 8:45 a.m. & 11:15 a.m. Services We trust in God the Holy Spirit, everywhere the giver and renewer of life. In a broken and fearful world
the Spirit gives us courage to pray without ceasing, to witness among all peoples to Christ as Lord and
“Let the beginning of the prelude be a call to silent meditation and prayer.” Savior, to unmask idolatries in church and culture, to hear the voices of peoples long silenced, and to
THE VISION OF GOD work with others for justice, freedom, and peace. In gratitude to God, empowered by the Spirit, we strive
to serve Christ in our daily tasks and to live holy and joyful lives, even as we watch for God’s new heaven
PRELUDE (8:45 a.m.) “Veni Creator Spiritus” A. Guilmant (1837-1911) and new earth, praying, “Come, Lord Jesus!”
(11:15 a.m.) “I. Allegro from Violin Concerto in E major, Op.64” F. Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Z HYMN NO. 129 “Come, O Spirit, Dwell Among Us” Ebenezer
Ashley Yoon, violin & Rachel Yoon, piano
WELCOME & CONCERNS OF THE CHURCH & FRIENDSHIP REGISTRY (Please sign and pass Friendship Registry)
Let us pause and pray for peace not only in our church but in the whole world.
INTROIT “I Will Fill This House With Glory” Eric Thiman Leader: The peace of Christ be with you.
(8:45 a.m.) Quartet (11:15 a.m.) Kirk Choir People: And also with you.
Leader: Have you not known? Have you not heard? OFFERTORY ANTHEM (8:45 a.m.) “His Voice As the Sound” Arr. Parker & Shaw
People: He does not faint or grow weary, his understanding is unsearchable. (11:15 a.m.) “I’m Gonna Sing ‘till the Spirit Moves in my Heart” Moses Hogan
Leader: But those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength,
People: They shall mount up with wings like eagles, Z DOXOLOGY “Praise God, From Whom All Blessings Flow” Hymn No. 592
Leader: They shall run and not be weary, ZTHE WORD ENACTED
People: They shall walk and not faint. The Invitation to the Lord’s Table
All: Let us worship God. The Great Prayer of Thanksgiving
+ZHYMN NO. 131 “Wind Who Makes All Winds That Blow” Aberystwyth Minister: The Lord be with you.
People: And also with you.
ZPRAYER OF ADORATION Minister: Lift up your hearts.
THE CONFESSION OF SIN People: We lift them to the Lord.
Minister: Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.
ZCALL TO CONFESSION People: It is right to give our thanks and praise.
The Lord’s Prayer
ZPRAYER OF CONFESSION (A pause for silent confession follows.)
The Words of Institution
Almighty God, you poured your Spirit upon gathered disciples creating bold tongues, open ears, and a
The Communion of the People
new community of faith. We confess that we hold back the force of your Spirit among us. We do not
listen for your word of grace, speak the good news of your love, or live as people made one in Christ. COMMUNION ANTHEM “Forsaken” (Katherine Clarkson, soprano) Dan Forrest
Have mercy on us, O God. Transform our timid lives by the power of your Spirit, and fill us with a Z PRAYER AFTER COMMUNION
flaming desire to be your faithful people, doing your will for the sake of Jesus Christ our Lord. Gracious God, you have called us together, and, by your Holy Spirit, made us one with your Son our
ZKYRIE ELEISON “Lord, Have Mercy Upon Us” Hymn No. 574 Lord. We thank you for the church, for the power of the word and the sacraments. May we who have
received this sacrament live in the unity of your Holy Spirit, that we may show forth your gifts to all the
ZASSURANCE OF PARDON world. We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.
ZHYMN NO. 579 “Glory Be to the Father” Gloria Patri Z HYMN NO. 442 “The Church’s One Foundation” Aurelia
(All children are invited to come forward for a time of worship during the singing of this hymn.) Z CHARGE AND BENEDICTION
+ THE TIME FOR CHILDREN Z BENEDICTION RESPONSE “Christ, Now Go Before Us” Schubert/Arr. Hopson
+ THE TIME FOR TEENS Z POSTLUDE “Toccata” Gordon Young (1919-1998)
THE WORD ENACTED (11:15 a.m.) Sacrament of Baptism Z Those who are able, please stand.
THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM will be administered this morning to Hampton Smith Sheppard.
THE WORD READ Old Testament Lesson: Psalm 139:1-12 (pew Bible, page 503) Hampton will be baptized by the Rev. James Rogers during the 11:15 a.m. service and elder J-Bo Wall will assist.
Epistle Lessons: Romans 8:14-17, 26-27 (pew Bible, page 919) Hampton is the son of Shep & Beth Sheppard.
Acts 2:1-21 (pew Bible, page 885) +++
Z Those who are able, please stand. + Latecomers are asked to take their seats at this time. and in gratitude for and in memory of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Atticus Glenn Huff, Jr., from Mary Nance Huff.
THE RED ROSE IN THE SANCTUARY is in honor of the birth of Ryder Harrison Martino on Thursday, April 28.
Ryder is the son of Wesley & Rebecca Martino and the grandson of Tom & Jane Ray.
We are delighted to have Ashley Yoon (violin) and Rachel Yoon (piano) again this morning at the 11:15 a.m. worship service. 53 Meeting Street, Charleston, South Carolina 29401
During the prelude, Ashley Yoon is playing on a violin belonging to Noel Johnson who inherited it from his family member, Organized 1731
Mary Elizabeth McDow. The violin was restored in 2012 and is from the shop of John Juzek, a well known name in 20th A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church (USA)
century Czech violin making. Miss McDow was very fond of children and would be very honored to have Ashley play her
violin. Noel is grateful to Dr. Choi for her efforts in using the violin in today's worship service. SERVICE FOR THE LORD’S DAY
ALL MEMBERS AND VISITORS are invited to Coffee Fellowship in Molly Wier Hall following each service.
Our Deacon serving as Coffee Greeter today is Rebecca Shirer. COMMUNION
+++ MAY 15, 2016
Please join us for a guided tour and brief history of First (Scots) immediately following the conclusion of worship.
Please come up front and meet your Docent directly in front of the pulpit after the service. The tour will last approximately
10-15 minutes. Today’s Docents (8:45 a.m.) John White Jr. & (11:15 a.m.) L.W. McAnally.

Our Mission
Summoned by God’s grace
in Jesus Christ
to be friends and servants
of God and neighbor,
and to make disciples of all nations,
our mission is to glorify
and enjoy God,
honoring the past,
serving the present,
and shaping the future
through shared ministries of
Dr. Joseph S. Harvard, Transitional Pastor
The Reverend James T. Rogers, Associate Pastor worship, education, mission,
The Reverend Margaret Frampton Beamguard, Associate Pastor
Dr. JeeYoon Choi, Director of Music and Organist and fellowship.
Ricard Bordas, Director of Choral Music
Meg High, Children’s Choirs Stephen Ministry
Christina Wilhoit, Handbell Choir
Deanna Barteet, Church Administrator Mary Robinson, M.A., CCE, Director of Christian Education THE REV. DR. JOSEPH S. HARVARD THE REV. JAMES T. ROGERS
Keilas Nazario, Office Accountant Megan Boucher, Middle School Youth Director TRANSITIONAL PASTOR ASSOCIATE PASTOR
Jamie Kuznik, Membership Assistant Natalie Ellis, Youth Ministry Intern
Terri Reno, Pastors’ Secretary Anna Crew Kinney, Youth Ministry Intern THE REV. MARGARET FRAMPTON BEAMGUARD THE REV. DR. J. PHILLIPS NOBLE
Laura LeaMond, Receptionist Martha Harken, Kindergarten Director
Lolli Haugh, Publications Monica Mitchell, Sexton ASSOCIATE PASTOR PASTOR EMERITUS
Jermaine Thomas, Sexton
HOW TO CONTACT US: Phone: 843-722-8882, Fax: 843-805-6621, Email: info@first-scots.org, Web: www.first-scots.org