Church Bulletin for Sept 27, 2020

    September 27th, 2020  10 a.m. Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Prelude                        Veronika Klassen

Welcome                      Sharing the congregational life

Call to worship

Hymn                          O God beyond all praising                          #448

Prayers of confession

Assurance of God’s grace

Scripture readings     Psalm 119: 57-64, 1 Thessalonians 4: 13-18

~ Marilyn Instant ~

Message                      The Thessalonian Letters: The Christian’s Comfort of Knowing…

The Rev. Thomas Kim

Hymn                         Leaning on the everlasting arms                             


Doxology                    Praise God from whom all blessings flow     #830

Prayers of dedication


Prayers of intercession

Hymn                        When the roll is called up yonder

Benediction                Three-fold amen                                           #780

Postlude                    Larraine Kandal


MEMORIAL SERVICE: It is with great sadness that we report the death of Geoff Brown on Sunday, September 20th.  Please pray for Margaret and family as they mourn his passing. The memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 3rd at 11:00 am at Calvin Presbyterian Church. Those wishing to attend must register ahead of time. Please email Margaret Brown at and cc: Rev. Thomas Kim at Thank you.

MEN’S FELLOWSHIP BREAKFAST: The next fellowship meeting will take place on Saturday, October 3rd at 8:00am at the Roseland Restaurant, 12 – 33550 S. Fraser Way, Abbotsford. The speaker will be Jim Happer, and he will talk about his hip surgery experience.

ABBOTSFORD FOOD BANK: Carole Sookdeo will come to the church once a month to collect the food bank donations from the blue bins. She will collect them on Friday, October 30th and on Friday, November 27th between 10 AM and 12 NOON, so please bring your donations in prior to each of these dates. Thank you.

 PRODUCE FOR SALE: This Sunday, September 27th, Jonathan Stevens will bring organic Russian red garlic (1lb. for $5.00 and 2lb. of the small size for $5.00), and organic cantaloupe for $1.00 each. He will have them for purchase from the back of his truck, and all proceeds will go to the Cariboo Church. Thank you.

CHRISTMAS SHOEBOXES FOR SAMARITAN’S PURSE: The Christmas shoeboxes from Samaritan’s Purse are available at the front door. The donation of $10 per box for shipping expenses can be put in an envelope and placed in the top of the box. More boxes and pamphlets with guidelines are on order. Please indicate age and gender of child for whom you are shopping on the top of the box. Options are ages 2-4, 5-9 or 10-14. If you wish me to complete a box for you (as many folks have done in the past) as it is difficult for you to get out and about, please place $30 in an envelope, marked Shoeboxes, in the offering plate. You will receive a tax receipt at the end of the year. The funds will be forwarded to me to complete a shoebox for you.

National Collection Week is November 16th – 22nd.

Thank you.  Margaret Houtby