Church bulletin for Sept 19, 2021

September 19, 2021, 10 a.m. Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Prelude: Larraine Kandal
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
*Song: 10,000 reasons (Bless the Lord)
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Story time: The Rev. Thomas Kim
Musical interlude Family Worship Sunday

Responsive reading: Psalm 111: 1-10(NRVS) – Don Blaak
*Hymn: Praise, my soul, the God who Crowns you #671
Gospel reading: Matthew 6: 31-34 –Jo Blaak
New Testament reading: Acts 16: 6-10
Message: Acts: Trusting God when a door closes (The Rev. Thomas Kim)
*Hymn: Step by step
Offering -Offertory
* Doxology- Prayer Give Thanks
Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins / sin against us]
* Hymn: In the bulb there is a flower #674
Benediction: Peace be yours
Postlude: Larraine Kandal
*Please stand in body or in spirit

*The greeter this morning is Jo Blaak.
*A Thank-you to Margaret Houtby for hosting our fellowship time after the worship service.

*The flowers today are provided by Margaret Brown in loving memory of her husband Geoff Brown

Tuesday Bible Study:  Tuesday at 10:00 am On Zoom. For more information please contact Margaret Allan.

Wednesday Friends and Coffee Social: Wednesday at 10:00 am, Fireside Lounge
Everybody Welcome! Don’t forget to invite a friend or two.

Thursday Bible Study: Thursday at 11:00am, Gathering Space

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 with the date(s) that you are available. We are presently in need of greeters.   Thank you

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.

Service of Remembrance: There will be a Service of Remembrance for Pastor Hans Kouwenberg on Saturday, October 16 at 1:30 at Calvin Church in the sanctuary. Several people have been asked to share regarding their personal/spiritual relation with Hans.  There will be music and a short video showing highlights of his life.  Format will be both in person and virtual.  An informal reception will follow.  People are asked to attend only if they are double vaccinated.  If the service needs to be cancelled due to a change in provincial guidelines, please check this church bulletin.  For reception numbers, if you plan to attend please RSVP by text or email to:

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)