Church Bulletin for August 29, 2021

August 29, 2021, 10 a.m. Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Prelude: Veronika Klassen
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
* Hymn: To God be the glory #350
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Story time: The Rev. Thomas Kim
Musical interlude Family Worship Sunday
Responsive reading: Psalm 15: 1-5– Lois Lochhead
Gospel reading: John 16: 33 – Miriam Fleming
New Testament reading: Acts 14: 19-25 – Miriam Fleming

Message: Acts: Go back, Encourage them
The Rev. Thomas Kim
* Hymn: We are God’s people #472
Offering – Offertory
* Doxology – Prayer Praise God from whom all blessings flow #79
Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession:
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins / sin against us]
* Hymn: Blest be the tie that binds #481
* Benediction: Go now in peace
Postlude: Larraine Kandal
*Please stand in body or in spirit

*The greeters this morning are Miriam Fleming and Heather Collum.
*A Thank-you to Marilyn Instant and Kathy & Jim Druchet for hosting our fellowship time after the worship service.                                                                                                                                        *The flowers today are a gift from the garden of Marilyn & Bill Ingram

GREETERS: If you would like to help by greeting at an upcoming worship service, please email Janet in the office at with the date(s) that you are available. We are presently in need of greeters starting Sunday, September 19th. Thank you so much.

FRIENDS AND COFFEE SOCIAL: Wednesday at 10:00 am  Fireside Lounge

SENIORS CONNECT POTLUCK scheduled for September 11th is postponed until further notice.

THURSDAY BIBLE STUDY: The bible study will begin on Thursday, September 9th at 11AM in the Gathering Space. We will study the book of Romans. For more information, please contact Rev. Thomas Kim.

TODAY DEVOTIONALS: The September/October devotionals are not yet available as they got lost in the mail. Another batch has been mailed out and should arrive next week. Thank you for your patience.

CELEBRATION OF LIFE: Please join us for a celebration of life for John Fleming. This will be held at Calvin Church on September 25, 2021 at 3:00pm. If Covid-19 restrictions become more stringent, this will be postponed to a later date. If unsure whether this will go on or not, please contact me at Miriam Fleming

ABBOTSFORD FOOD BANK: Please continue to bring in your food bank donations. Ken Gilbank will do the next pick up on Friday, September 24th .  Thank you.

FLOWER CALENDAR 2021: Please consider signing the Flower Calendar to supply flowers for a Sunday Service. You can bring flowers yourself, or one of the committee members will do this for you for $25.00 (cash). Please put the money in an envelope and give it to a committee member or leave it in the church office. A receipt for this amount will be given, in your name, to the Church Treasurer.  Committee (Marilyn Ingram, Patti Hougen)