November 14, 2021, 10 a.m. Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
Prelude: Veronika Klassen
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
* Hymn: O God, our help in ages past #330
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Story time: Kid Connect
Musical interlude Family Worship Sunday
Responsive reading: Psalm 16: 1-11(NRSV) – Don Blaak
* Hymn: Be thou my vision #461
Gospel reading: Matthew 28: 16-20 – Marilyn Ingram
New Testament reading: Acts 18: 9-11
Message: Acts: Do not be afraid
The Rev. Thomas Kim
* Song: Moment by moment
Offering – Offertory
*Doxology – Prayer Glory be to God the Father (v. 1) #298
Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins / sin against us]
* Song: Leaning on the everlasting arms
* Benediction: Three-fold amen #780
Postlude: Veronika Klassen
*Please stand in body or in spirit
*The greeters this morning are Beverley Albon and Jim Happer.
*A Thank-you to Rhonda and Paul Priebe for hosting our fellowship time after the worship service.
*The flowers today are provided by Miriam Fleming In memory of her husband John.
YOUTH CONNECT (Grade 7 & up): Today (Sunday) 11:30 am – 1:30 pm. (Lunch will be served)
Tuesday Bible Study: Tuesday at 10:00 am via Zoom
For more information Please contact Margaret Allan (604) 853-6623
Friends and Coffee Social: Wednesday at 10:00 am Fireside Lounge
Everybody Welcome! Don’t forget to bring a friend or two
Thursday Bible Study: Thursday at 11:00am Gathering Space
Friday Prayer Meeting: Friday at 9:00am Sanctuary
Seniors Connect Steering Committee: Nov 16, Tuesday 11 am Gathering Space
Congregational Budget Meeting: Wednesday Nov 17, 7 pm (In- person & Zoom)
YOUTH CONNECT: Do you have used but in good – excellent condition table games such as air hockey, foosball, table hockey, or ping pong taking up space in your home? Are you ready to part with it but unsure where to bring it? Youth are looking for more table games for their activity time. If you wish to donate for our youth, please contact Maria after the service or through the church office.
COLLEEN’S CHRISTMAS CRAFT SALE: Friday, November 19th – 4- 8 p.m. and Saturday 20th – 10 – 4 p.m. Christmas table runners, hot mats, children’s pillowcases, stuffed bears, pillows, drawstring bags, little girls’ skirts, stuffies, purses, little zipper bags and much more. Must be double vaxxed and wear a mask. Bring a friend and do some Christmas shopping! 31490 Southern Drive, Abbotsford, (604) 864-9310.
SENIORS CONNECT are making up Secret Santa gift bags for shut-ins and people in care homes in our community. Your donations for the Secret Santa gift bags would be greatly appreciated by November 28th, 2021. Each gift bag costs approximately $10.00. Donations can be made by adding a Secret Santa amount to your giving envelope or left with any Committee Member. Please let a Committee Member know of any senior in our community that would appreciate a gift bag. Committee Members: Margaret Brown, Margaret Houtby, Lois Lochhead, Jim Happer, Richard Hay, Philippa Hay, Tiffany Perreault, Thomas Kim
ABBOTSFORD FOOD BANK: Please continue to bring in your food bank donations. Ken Gilbank will do the next pick up on Friday, November 26th . Thank you.
USED STAMPS AND EYEGLASSES: Due to Covid-19, Calvin will no longer be collecting used stamps or eyeglasses. Thank you.
THE LIGHT MAGAZINE: The November edition of the Light Magazine is available at the welcome centre in the Gathering Space. Please feel free to take a copy.
EVENING OF SUNG PRAYERS: In Person and Online Event
Sunday, November 21, 2021, 7:30 – 8:30 pm
Hosted By: Cathy AJ Hardy and St. Dunstan’s Anglican Church.
You are invited to an hour of Sung Prayer, Poetry, Scripture, and Stillness featuring music from Taize, Iona, and Cathy AJ Hardy. Our theme will be “Realign”. This service will be offered in person at St. Dunstan’s Anglican Church, 3025 – 264th Street, Aldergrove, and online through Facebook Live. We will be following the current Covid 19 Provincial Restrictions regarding vaccination. Masks will be required.
FACEBOOK LIVE LINK: https://www.facebook.com/eveningofsungprayers