Church Bulletin for March 21, 2021

March 21, 2021  Fifth Sunday in Lent

Prelude: Veronika Klassen
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
Hymn: We are God’s people #472
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Lenten reading: The Fifth Sunday in Lent
Scripture readings: Psalm 119: 9-16, Matthew 6: 33-34, Acts 6: 1-7
Message: Acts: Our Priorities  (The Rev. Thomas Kim)
Hymn: All the way my Saviour leads me #699                                                                                    Offering Doxology: Glory be to God the Father (v. 1) #298
Prayers of dedication
Sharing
Prayers of intercession: followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins/sin against us]
Hymn: I will sing of my Redeemer
Benediction: May the God of hope go with us every day #726
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

KID CONNECT ZOOM MEETING: Kid Connect is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Zooming Into Kid Connect
Time: Mar 28, 2021 11:15 AM
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/71476494360?pwd=N3VNM1hET3J1YVZwQmRYTXBYV3ZPQT09 Meeting ID: 714 7649 4360
Passcode: e1d6Fc

*Kid Connect parents, please have your Easter kits ready before joining the meeting.
The Easter kits will be delivered to your homes beforehand. Thank you.

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!