Church Bulletin for July 11, 2021

July 11, 2021 Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
Prelude: Larraine Kandal
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
* Song:  Celebrate the Lord of love
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Story time:  The Rev. Thomas Kim
Musical interlude: Family Worship Sunday
Responsive reading: Psalm 24: 1-10 (NRSV)
Gospel reading: Luke 14: 12-14
New testament reading: Acts 10: 34-36
Message: Acts: Welcome Everyone  (The Rev. Thomas Kim)
* Song: Spirit, Spirit of gentleness #399
Induction of elder: Beverley Albon
Reception of new members
Offering – Offertory
* Doxology: Praise God from whom all blessings flow #79
Sharing: Katherine Allan
Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession:
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins / sin against us]
* Hymn: Christ, you call us all to service #585
* Benediction: Father, make us one
Postlude: Larraine Kandal
*Please stand in body or in spirit

The SOOKDEO FAMILY:
The Sookdeo family would like to thank everyone who provided meals for them while Carole was in and out of the hospital. They were all delicious and greatly appreciated. Thank you also to those that offered but were not called upon.

Please be advised that effective July 28th, the new address for Carole & Karan Sookdeo will be #39 – 3055 Trafalgar Street, Abbotsford, BC V2S 7X8.

THE SUNDAY COFFEE HOUR MINISTRY:
To all of you who are already serving in the Coffee Ministry, we give you a big Thank-You for your time, energy and devotion. Lois Lochhead is seeking more volunteers to help on Sunday mornings.
If you are currently helping, your name will continue to be on the Coffee Team list UNLESS you contact Lois that you are unable to help out. Please indicate to Lois if there are particular Sundays throughout the year that you are unavailable. The schedule is being made up for August 2021 to August 2022.
Thank you, and God Bless.
Lois (604) 855-4446 or email: loch01@telus.net

PETER RIGDEN: We are saddened to report the death of Peter Rigden on Wednesday, June 16th, 2021. Please pray for Pat and the family as they mourn his passing. The memorial service will be held at St. Matthews Anglican Church, 2087 McMillan Road, Abbotsford on Thursday, August 5th, 2021 at 1:00PM (meeting in Grace Church)

ABBOTSFORD FOOD BANK
Please continue to bring in your food bank donations. Ken Gilbank will do the next pick up on Friday, July 30th. Thank you.