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welcome

Thank you for coming to First Presbyterian Church of


Orlando this morning! We worship together as a church
family in four services on Sundays: Traditional worship in
the Sanctuary at 8:15am and 11am, and Genesis worship
in the Sanctuary at 9:45am and in Lee Fellowship Hall at
11:00am. Check in and let us know youre here: visit our
Legacy Room for a cup of coffee and say hello, or text
FPCO to the number 313131.

save the date


TODAY: Congregational Meeting, during 11am worship
hour to receive the recommendation of the Associate
Pastor Nominating Committee to call Tanner Fox as
our Associate Pastor for Mission. Also, election of Tami
Kaiser to fill Barbara Francis' unexpired term.
TODAY: Is your family tech-wise? Join the
conversation, June 4, 11, & 18 from 9:45am to 10:45am.
Facilitated by Dr. Case Thorp.
June 12: Reformed Theological Seminary Summer
Lecture Series begins with Dr. David Swanson,
7:008:30pm in Reformation Chapel.
fpco.org/lectureseries
June 18: Father's Day. We are treating the men in the
choir to a Sunday off. Women from high-school and
older are welcome. Rehearsal is Thursday night 6:30-
7:15. No audition required. Join us! fpco.org/choir
REGISTRATION OPEN: Camp Twain is July 24-28 for
students (rising 6th grade to graduated seniors).
fpco.org/students
REGISTRATION OPEN: Don't miss the Fall 2017
Women's Retreat hosted by Women Engaged.
fpco.org/events/womens-fall-retreat
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! VBS June 26-30. Learn more
and register at fpco.org/vbs.

recycle your bulletin


8:15am & 9:45am worshipers can help the church be better
stewards of our resources and environment. If you do not
want to keep this extremely handy bulletin, just hand it to
one of our ushers as you leave. The bulletins are reused
for the 11:00am worship service, and recycled on Monday
morning.
JUNE 4, 2017

congregational care
As a caring body of believers, please remember in your
prayers those who have recently been hospitalized or are
recuperating at home: Joyce Roby.
Our sympathy to Bob and Vicky Mixson on the death of his
father, Ray Mixson, May 26. Mr Mixson was the grandfather
of Patrick (Amy) Mixson.
Also, Dr. Hal and Jean Coe on the death of his brother,
Jim Coe, May 27.
Clare and Joann Wuerfel on the death of their son,
Ken Wuerfel, May 28.

To be added to our prayer list call the Pastoral Care office


at 407.423.3441 x1455, or submit an online prayer request at
fpco.org/prayerrequest.

families at first pres


First Pres has three rooms to help young families on
Sunday mornings: one nursing room for mothers & infants,
next to the Prayer Room, between the Sanctuary and Lee
Fellowship Hall, and a second nursing room for mothers &
infants, on the 1st floor of Clayton Life Center next to the
elevators.
In addition, we have a Family Room for infants, children and
dads :-) , also on the first floor of Clayton Life Center.
All three rooms have a live television feed from the worship
services.

generosity PARTICIPATION
IN GIVING
Stewardship Report as of May 28, 2017.
Thank you for your faithful generosity.
51.3%
APRIL 2017

Because we believe participation (and not a dollar amount)


is key in our giving, we are now reporting our churchs
giving participation percentage weekly.
Our financial numbers will appear on a monthly basis for
continued transparency in budgeting.
Give easily and securely online from your smartphone at
fpco.org/mobile.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF ORLANDO


address 106 East Church St., Orlando Florida 32801
phone 407.423.3441
online fpco.org /firstpresorlando /fpcorlando
genesis
Welcome

The Sacrament of Baptism (9:45)


Meseret "Mez" Zoay Brockman
S
Charge to the Congregation
Song of Commitment no. 466
Take His Life and Let It Be hendon

Prayer for Illumination Dr. David Swanson


*Scripture Reading Luke 24:30-32
pew bible p. 749
At the conclusion of our Scripture reading, the leader will
say, This is the word of the Lord. The congregation is
invited to respond, Thanks be to God.

Message Life in the Power of the Spirit

* All who are able are invited to stand.

sacrament of the Lord's Supper


Invitation to the Table
Prayer of Consecration
Words of Institution
Serving of the Bread
Serving of the Cup

Assisting in Worship: Rev. Jack Peebles and Wil Brown.

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Our Genesis services utilize an environmental lighting effect


called haze, a theatrical humidifier to thicken the air to
enhance lighting. Both Lee Fellowship Hall and Sanctuary
hazers are water-based and safe.
traditional
Today is one of the unique Sundays in the Christian Year.
But its significance is far beyond a simple fact. Pentecost
originated several thousand years ago in the Old
Testament. It was one of the significant Jewish feasts God
required of all Jews (Lev.23). This festival marked the end
of the spring harvest. On this day the tradition celebrated
the giving of the Law to Moses on Mt. Sinai. God visited
His people in a very direct way via the cloud as they
wandered in the desert. Another element of this festival
was the reaching out to others who were not Jews. The
book of Ruth was read as part of the liturgy because she
represented a non-Jew becoming one of Gods people.
She became the great grandmother of the great King
David. Jesus spoke of this great day during the fall Feast
of Tabernacles as the day in which Gods power would be
poured out on all of His people. The call to prayer sung in
Spanish, the Lords Prayer, and the choral response sung
in Mandarin Chinese remind us of the global call of the
gospel to all tongues, peoples, and nations.
- Dr. Dan Sharp

(Please silence all phones and electronic devices.)

gathering
Prelude
Variations on Veni Creator maurice durufle

Welcome

Call to Worship
Come Holy Spirit, Our Souls Inspire
veni creator spiritus

*Processional Hymn of Praise


Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing nettleton

*Ascription of Praise

Pastoral Report

*Passing of the Peace

Call to Prayer no. 737


Santo, Santo, Santo traditional spanish

Lord's Prayer
thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Through Tithes and Offerings

*Doxology duke street


*Prayer of Commitment

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Anthem of Confession
Credo robert ray
Chancel Choir and Meredith Hollowell, solo

proclamation of God's word


Prayer for Illumination Dr. David Swanson
*Scripture Reading Luke 24:30-32
pew bible p. 749
At the conclusion of our Scripture reading, the leader will say,
This is the word of the Lord. The congregation is invited to
respond, Thanks be to God.

Message Life in the Power of the Spirit

sacrament of the Lord's Supper


Invitation to the Table
Prayer of Consecration
Words of Institution
Serving of the Bread
Serving of the Cup

response
*Hymn of Response no. 328
O Breath of Life spiritus vitae

Congregational Meeting (11:00)

*Invitation and Charge

*Benediction
*Choral Response
Wei yuan Shen di ai May the Love of the Lord
mandarin chinese

Postlude
Come Holy Spirit, Our Souls Inspire j.s. bach

* All who are able are invited to stand.

Assisting in Worship: Rev. Becky Davis, Dr. Daniel Sharp,


and organist Josiah Armes.

The flowers on one pedestal are given to the glory


of God in loving memory of Tom Richbourgs mother,
Mildred Garlington Richbourg, who passed away in 1985.

The flowers on the other pedestal are given to the glory


of God in loving memory of Jane Richbourgs mother,
Phoebe Davis Dickerson, who passed away in 1999.

about communion
We believe in an open table. We invite every believer
who has publicly professed faith in Jesus to join us in this
celebration. We believe by the power of the Holy Spirit, that
the bread and the cup become for us the living presence of
the broken body and shed blood of Jesus. We do not believe
it becomes actual flesh and blood, but the spiritually living
presence of God through the Holy Spirit.
Presbyterian churches do not have altars like other
churches may. We have a table, symbolic of the Great Feast
of Thanksgiving we will one day enjoy with Jesus and the
heavenly host, as illustrated in Matthew 26:29 & Luke 22:1618.
We view the cross of Christ as the final and sufficient altar, on
which the ultimate sacrifice was made.
Suggestions for Celebrating Communion. Before serving the
bread and wine (non-alcoholic grape juice), the pastor will lead
the congregation in a time of prayer. During this time, confess
your sins to God; ways you have violated His commandments;
areas of your life where you are not living by faith; things you do
in an attempt to earn His favor.
While the bread is being served, meditate on what the death
of Jesus means for you; how the sins you confessed were laid
upon Him and paid for with His body. Rejoice that you do not
suffer Gods judgment because Christ suffered this judgment on
your behalf.
While the cup is being served, let it wash away your guilt, much
the way we are washed spiritually by the blood of the Lamb
(Jesus). One day, you will feast with God and all that your heart
desires will be fully satisfied. Take this time to confess specific
things that capture your heart more than God (approval of
others, success, your family, etc.).
Rest in His presence.