Welcome to Worship Connection 2020!


Newton, Kansas

Rev. Scott McGinnis, Pastor


May 31, 2020

Beatitudes: Blessed to Not Give Others What They Deserve

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PRELUDE     "In Christ Alone"  ~  Helen Wild, Pianist

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Thank You, dear Father, that we have all Your love and mercy already because that is who You are!  

Thank you that we need not, nor cannot, earn Your love or mercy, but can just receive it with a grateful heart.  

Empower us by Your Holy Spirit to share this with others. 

In Jesus Name, Amen..


The Lord’s Prayer  (Click link to listen then close song page to return)

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread.  And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever. Amen.

HYMN  "Breathe on Me, Breath of God"  ~  Helen Wild, Organist 

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Heavenly Father, 

We ask for Your wisdom, because we do not always understand the good You want for us.  

We ask for Your forgiveness, because we do not always do the good You want for us.  

We ask You to lead us in the paths of Your righteousness as Your Holy Spirit shows us the Way to walk in Your Spirit.  

Thank You for being faithful to forgive us and call us Your children.  

In Jesus' Name,  Amen.

CONGREGATIONAL RESPONSE   “Gloria Patri"   (Click link to listen then close YouTube page to return)

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost!  As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be!  World without end, Amen, Amen!


CHILDREN'S MESSAGE  - Mary McGehee, Children & Youth Director 

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SPECIAL MUSIC - "Jesus Loves Me" Performed FPC's Youth  &  "This Little Light of Mine"  featuring our Youth~ Helen Wild, Pianist

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Matthew 5:1-12

The Beatitudes

When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. 2 Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying:

3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

5 “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.

6 “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.

7 “Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy.

8 “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.

9 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.

10 “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

11 “Blessed are you when people revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.

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Matthew 5 (KJV)
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Beatitudes: Blessed to Not Give Others What They Deserve ~ Rev. Scott McGinnis


Please mail your offering to P.O. Box 249, Newton, KS  or if you would like to enroll in automatic withdraw, please send a voided check with the monthly amount to to care of Marsha Swander, FPC Teasurer.  Thank you for keeping your church in your thoughts and prayers.


DOXOLOGY  (Click link to listen then close song page to return)

Praise God, from Whom all blessings flow; Praise Him,

all creatures here below; Praise Him above, ye heavenly host;

Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.


HYMN    "Spirit of the Living God"  ~ Helen Wild, Organist 

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May the Lord bless you and keep you; 

May the Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you; 

May the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.  Amen.

POSTLUDE   "Every Time I Feel the Spirit"  -  Helen Wild, Organist

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 Please share our service with your friends and neighbors!  God's blessings to everyone! 

 We are blessed with volunteers who can pick-up needed items, transport you to appointments, etc. 

Please don't be afraid to ask for yourself, or someone you know.  Please call the church (316-283-0504),  Tricia's cell (316-282-2331) or Rojean's cell (316-772-8128) with any needs.

We are all God's children! 

Content provided is for the purpose of Worship through First Presbyterian Church Newton Kansas. 

Please contact the FPC Church Office at 316-283-0504 should you have any questions.

God Bless you and your family!

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Newton, Kansas