September 12, 2021, 10 a.m. Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Prelude: Veronika Klassen
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
*Hymn: Love divine, all loves excelling #371
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Story time: The Rev. Thomas Kim
Musical interlude Family Worship Sunday
Responsive reading: Psalm 19: 7-14(NRVS) – Don Blaak
Gospel reading: Matthew 11: 28-30 – Don Blaak
*Hymn: I heard the voice of Jesus say #671
New Testament reading: Acts 15: 1-11 – Lorne Bartlett
Message: Acts: Grace is greater than all our differences (The Rev. Thomas Kim)
*Hymn: Grace greater than our sin
* Doxology- Prayer Praise God from whom all blessings flow #830
Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins / sin against us]
* Hymn: There shall be showers of blessing
Benediction: Three-fold amen #780
Postlude: Veronika Klassen
*Please stand in body or in spirit
*The greeter this morning is Beverley Albon.
*A Thank-you to Richard and Philippa Hay for hosting our fellowship time after the worship service.
*The flowers today are provided by Richard & Philippa Hay In Celebration of their 53rd Wedding Anniversary
Seniors Connect Steering Committee: Tuesday Sept. 14 at 11:00am
Everyone is welcome Gathering Space
Thursday Bible Study: Sept. 16 at 11 am, Gathering Space
Ladies Bible Study: Tuesday Sept. 14 On Zoom. For more information. Please contact Margaret Allan
Friends and Coffee Social: Wednesday 10 am
Everybody Welcome! Don’t forget to invite a friend or two.
CHURCH DIRECTORY: To keep the Calvin Church Directory up to date, please advise Janet in the office of any changes to your address, phone number or email address. Thank you for your cooperation.
GREETERS: If you would like to help by greeting at an upcoming worship service, please email Janet in the office at firstname.lastname@example.org with the date(s) that you are available. We are presently in need of greeters starting Sunday, September 19th. Thank you so much.
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: The family of John Fleming has decided to postpone his celebration of life to a future date, Thank you for your prayers.
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)