May 9, 2021 Sixth Sunday of Easter
Prelude: Larraine Kandal
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
Song: By faith
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Scripture readings: Psalm 98: 1-9, Matthew 7: 13-14, Acts 8: 9-13, 18-23
Message: Acts: False Christianity (The Rev. Thomas Kim)
Hymn: He leadeth me #650
Doxology: Praise God from whom all blessings flow #79
Prayers of dedication
Prayers of intercession: followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins/sin against us]
Hymn: Faith is victory
Benediction: Three-fold amen #780
Postlude: Larraine Kandal
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.
SENIORS MINISTRY INITIATIVE AT CALVIN: We, the seniors ministry steering team, had our first meeting on Tuesday. The attendees were Margaret Brown, Jim Happer, Richard & Philippa Hay, Thomas Kim. We had a lively discussion and shared various ideas for this new initiative. The team is going to meet in two weeks and inviting anyone who is interested in planning together. Please contact Thomas Kim for any questions or more information.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 will be receiving them on Wednesday, May 26th and Thursday, May 27th. Please keep searching for those artifacts. Everyone can join in and more details will be forthcoming very soon. Beverley Albon @ 604-864-0837 or Joyce Tiessen @ 604-847-6990
ELECTION OF 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. Thank you for your prayers. Thomas Kim
Voting period: May 9th to May 23rd
Ordination and Admission: May 30th
ABBOTSFORD FOOD BANK: Please continue to bring in your food bank donations. The next pickup will be on Friday, May 28th. Thank you.