Church Bulletin for May 2, 2021

May 2, 2021  Fifth Sunday of Easter

Prelude: Veronika Klassen
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
Hymn: Come sing, O church, in joy! #757
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Scripture readings: Psalm 22: 25-31, Matthew 28: 16-20, Acts 8: 1-8
Message: Acts: Gathered and Scattered (The Rev. Thomas Kim)
Song: One bread, one body #540
Communion: The Rev. Thomas Kim
Offering
Doxology: Praise God from whom all blessings flow #830
Prayers of dedication
Sharing
Prayers of intercession: followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins/sin against us]
Hymn: Sent forth by your blessing #775
Benediction: Go now in peace
Postlude: Veronika Klassen

TODAY DEVOTIONALS: The May / June 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.

LADIES BIBLE STUDY: The Tuesday Ladies’ Bible Study members are so thankful the church’s zoom account enables us to gather online for two hours weekly  ‘face to face’. We rejoice at the privilege it is to pray and study and fellowship together, supporting one another, and lifting up praises and petitions in Jesus’ name.

We are beginning a new study and suggest now would be a great entry point for new members. If you would like to join us, please email Pastor Thomas or Janet at the church office with your name, email address and a contact phone number. Thank you.

NEW MEMBERSHIP CLASS: If you are interested in becoming a member of Calvin Presbyterian Church, please register your name for a membership class by contacting pastor Thomas Kim (Email: worshipliveshare@gmail.com,    778-598-2214) by May 15th. Four sessions of membership class will be offered from May 16-June 13. The reception of new members will take place on the June 27th worship service.

75TH ANNIVERSARY: 75th Church Anniversary Celebration Weekend is being planned for 29th & 30th May 2021.  We would like to have a display with the theme of PAST, PRESENT and FUTURE.  If you have any artifacts or recollections that you would like to share in the life of our Church Congregation, we would LOVE to hear from you.  Everyone can join in and more details will be forthcoming very soon.  Beverley Albon @ 604-864-0837 or Joyce Tiessen @ 1-604-847-6990

ELECTION OF NEW ELDERS:  On behalf of Session of Calvin Presbyterian Church, I am pleased to announce that the name of Beverley Albon will be placed as the sole nominee to serve as a new member to Session. Beverley is an ordained elder who previously served as a Session member. The ballot will be prepared and sent out to all members next week. Thank you for your prayers. Thomas Kim

Voting period:  May 9th to May 23rd.

Ordination and Admission: May 30th

SENIORS MINISTRY INITIATIVE AT CALVIN:  We are looking for members to pray and plan together for this new initiative. If you want to serve in this Seniors Ministry Steering Team, please contact Thomas Kim.