Church Bulletin for March 7, 2021

March 7, 2021  Third Sunday in Lent
Prelude:  Veronika Klassen
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
Hymn:  God bless your church with strength #491 [DIADEMATA]
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Scripture readings: Psalm 19: 1-14, Matthew 28: 18-20, Acts 4:13
Message:  Acts: Do they know that you are with Jesus? (The Rev. Thomas Kim)
Song: Let us break bread together #548

Communion: The Rev. Thomas Kim
Offering
Doxology: All praise and thanks to God
Prayers of dedication
Sharing
Prayers of intercession:
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins/sin against us]
Song: Sent forth by your blessing #775
Benediction: Go now in peace
Postlude: Veronika Klassen

CHURCH OFFICE HOURS: The church office is open on Wednesday and Friday mornings from 9am – 1pm

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, March 26th, so please bring your donations in prior to this date.  Thank you.

 TODAY DEVOTIONALS: The March / April TODAY Devotional booklet is available in the Gathering Space in both regular and large print. Please stop by during office hours if you would like to pick up a copy. Thank you.

Gallery 7 Theatre proudly presents The Little Prince, a digital theatre experience adapted from Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s novella by Vancouver playwright, Gabe Kirkley. Journey across the cosmos with the little prince as he visits strange planets and learns valuable lessons about friendship, love, loss, and loneliness. Available ‘on-demand’ starting March 26 or join us for a live-stream screening event with audience interaction and post-show artist chat March 26 & 27, 2021 at 7:30 PM. Details and tickets available at www.gallery7theatre.com.

CHARITY: Jean Bodkin’s great grandson makes African styled earrings for a charity in the South Sudan, and the proceeds go to the Malala Fund. For further details, please contact Jean at (604) 859-8356

CAMP DOUGLAS: Camp Douglas is running Day Camps in different locations in the area and hiring staff. If anyone is interested, please call Janet Eastwood at (604) 885-3355. Applications are due by March 16th. St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church in Mission are taking part in the Day Camp – details to follow.

PRAYER REQUESTS FROM YOUTH UNLIMITED

  • Pray that God would provide the Abby team with new ways to reach youth who are no longer able to be active in the programming that once gave them connections, skills, and purpose.
  • They are consistently seeking new staff team members at Abby YU. Pray for fresh faces, fresh ideas, and a vibrant team.
  • Pray for the completion of the Fire Truck Mobile Youth Drop-in Center.

Thank you!