Church Bulletin for Dec 26, 2021

December 26, 2021, 10 a.m. First Sunday after Christmas Day

Prelude: Christmas Jazz Combo
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship: The Rev. Ron Tiessen
Christmas song: Go, tell it on the mountain #133
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Story time: The Rev. Ron Tiessen
Family Worship Sunday
Responsive reading: Psalm 148 (NRSV) – Don Blaak
Christmas Jazz Combo: Mary’s boy child
Old Testament reading: 1 Samuel 2: 18-20
Gospel reading: Luke 2: 41-52
Message: God’s Special Child
The Rev. Ron Tiessen
*Christmas carol: What child is this #161
Prayers of the people
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins/sin against us]
*Doxology: Praise God from whom all blessings flow #830
Prayers of dedication
*Christmas carol: It came upon the midnight clear #148
*Benediction: Three-fold amen #780
Postlude: Christmas Jazz Combo
*Please stand in body or in spirit

*The flowers today are provided by Heather Collum In loving memory of Margaret & Alan Rowley

**In-person youth meetings, membership classes, Bible studies, social & fellowship events are cancelled until January 31st.**

**Sunday worship service will continue to be both in-person and online. There will be no coffee and tea time after Sunday service.**

• Pray as we serve in local middle and high schools in Abbotsford. Pray for more volunteers to join us in this ministry!
• Pray for the youth and families we are connected to, that they would be open to the love of Jesus.
• Pray for “Alicia”, a teen who is struggling with depression, that she would find purpose and confidence in Christ.

Seniors Connect Committee would like to thank the congregation for their generous donations to the Secret Santa project and are pleased to report that 36 gift bags were delivered this week. Thank you! – Philippa Hay –