9:30AM Sunday School
11AM & 7PM Worship

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Austin, TX 78705

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As Mortals See

The Reverend Matt Gaventa
1 Samuel 16:1-13

A Reading from the First Book of Samuel The Lord said to Samuel, “How long will you grieve over Saul? I have rejected him from being king over Israel. Fill your horn with oil and set out; I will send …

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LeftWallTrioWe invite you to use this Worship Guide to help you better understand your participation in Sunday services in the sanctuary. Please click the links below to find out more.

Parts of the Worship Service

Presbyterian services follow a pattern of four movements throughout the order of worship to help the assembly tell the story of God.

Gathering with Praise

The first movement is the physical and spiritual gathering of the people. The people, for a time, transition out of the realm of the world and into an “in between” space where we encounter God.

Proclaiming the Word

The second movement of worship where the Word of God is read, proclaimed, and heard by the people. A Bible is located in your pew if you would like to read along.

Responding to the Word

This is the third movement where the congregation, having heard the Word of God proclaimed, responds to the message by participating in God’s loving presence in the world.

Going Forth to Minister

The fourth movement in our worship where we carry the good news of God’s love out into the world.

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