Church Bulletin for September 5, 2021

September 5, 2021, 10 a.m. Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Prelude: Larraine Kandal
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
Song: Come, let us sing to the Lord our song #412
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Responsive reading: Psalm 119: 73-80 – Don Blaak
Hymn: Lord, be thy word #494
Gospel reading: John 15: 1-4 – Paul Priebe
New Testament reading: Acts 14: 21-28
Message: Acts: Discipleship  (The Rev. Thomas Kim)
Song: Let us break bread together #548
Communion: The Rev. Thomas Kim
Doxology: All creatures of our God and King
Prayers of dedication
Prayers of intercession
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins / sin against us]
Hymn: All the way my Saviour leads me #699
Benediction: May the peace of God
Postlude: Larraine Kandal

*The flowers today are provided by Kathy & Jim Druchet in dedication to their family

*The greeters this morning are Richard & Philippa Hay.
*A Thank-you to Margaret Houtby and Lois Lochhead for hosting our fellowship time after the worship service.                                                                                                                                            

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.

SENIORS CONNECT POTLUCK SOCIAL 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.

WEDNESDAY FRIENDS AND COFFEE SOCIAL: Wednesday at 10:00 am Fireside Lounge. Everyone is welcome

TODAY DEVOTIONALS: The September/October devotionals are now available at the welcome centre in both large and small print.   Please feel free to take a copy.

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)

OFFICE CLOSED: The church office will be closed from Tuesday, September 7th through Friday, September 17th as Janet will be away on vacation. The office will reopen on Wednesday,  September 22nd at 9:00am.