Church Bulletin for Dec 20, 2020

December 20th, 2020  Fourth Sunday of Advent
Prelude; Larraine Kandal
Welcome Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
Advent hymn: Oh come, oh come, Emmanuel (vv. 1,4,5) #122

Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Advent reading: Fourth Sunday in Advent: Love
Advent song: Hope is a star #119

Scripture readings: Psalm 89: 1-4, 19-26 Matthew 1: 18-25

Message: Advent IV: LOVE    The Rev. Thomas Kim

Advent song: Emmanuel, Emmanuel #114

Offering
Doxology Praise God from whom all blessings flow #79
Prayers of dedication
Sharing
Prayers of intercession
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins / sin against us]

Christmas song: Go, tell it on the mountain #133
Benediction: People in darkness (v. 1) #124
Postlude: Larraine Kandal

CHURCH OFFICE HOURS OVER CHRISTMAS: The church office will be closed from December 21st – 29th.    It will reopen on Wednesday, December 30th.

NEW ADDRESS FOR HANK PETERS: Ken Gilbank spoke with Hank Peters this week, and Hank is doing very well. He is no longer able to drive, but he is walking a mile a day. If you would like to send him a card or give him a phone call, his information is as follows:                Room 114 – 11811 Sinclair Road, Summerland, BC V0H 1Z8 His phone number is (778) 516-2146.

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE: Please note that the Christmas Eve service will be online on December 24th at 7PM. Please join us as we celebrate the birth of our Saviour.

 2021 BOXED ENVELOPES: The 2021 boxed envelopes have been prepared and can be picked up at the church office during office hours. If you are considering using the PAR method of giving for 2020, please have the PAR Agreement returned to the office by January 8th.

ADVENT BIBLE STUDY: The Advent bible study will continue via Zoom this coming Wednesday, December 23rd at 11AM. If you would like to participate, please email Rev. Kim at worshipliveshare@gmail.com. Thank you.

 ABBOTSFORD FOOD BANK: Carole Sookdeo will come to the church once a month to collect the food bank donations from the blue bins. The next pickup will be on Friday, January 29th, so please bring your donations in prior to this date. Thank you.