Church Bulletin for Jan 9, 2022

January 9, 2022, 10 a.m.  First Sunday after the Epiphany

Prelude: Larraine Kandal
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
*Hymn: Come, know my joy, the Maker says #788
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Story time: The Rev. Thomas Kim
Musical interlude Family Worship Sunday
Responsive reading: Psalm 29 (NRSV) – Don Blaak
*Hymn: Oh worship the King #313
Gospel reading: Luke 13: 22-30
New Testament reading: Acts: 20: 22-25
Message: Acts: Finish the race
The Rev. Thomas Kim
*Song: Let us break bread together #548
Communion: The Rev. Thomas Kim
Prayers of the people
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins/sin against us]
Offering – Offertory
*Doxology – Prayer All creatures of our God and King
*Hymn: Fight the good fight #690
*Benediction: Go now in peace
Postlude: Veronika Klassen
*Please stand in body or in spirit

**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.**

WEEK OF PRAYER 2022 (CANCELLED): Due to the uncertainty regarding the Covid protocol in view of the recent outbreaks, the Ecumenical Week of Prayer Service and reception at St. Ann’s on Tuesday, January 18th at 1:30 pm has been cancelled. St. Ann’s will be praying for Christian Unity at their usual 7:00pm Mass on Tuesday, January 18th. All are welcome to come & pray with them. It will be the Catholic Mass with prayers & homily for unity among Christians, using the theme from Day 1 of Unity Week from the Gospel of Matthew 2:2 “We observed his star in the East”.  This will not be live streamed.

At present, there will be 2 services from Vancouver that will be live streamed with Archbishop Miller & other Christian leaders as follows:

January 19th at 3:30pm from the John Paul II Centre and January 20th at 3:30pm from the Cathedral.  Links to these services will be provided later. Thank you.

FLOWER CALENDAR 2022: Please consider signing the Flower Calendar to supply flowers for a Sunday of your choice in 2022. 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.

THE LIGHT MAGAZINE: The January edition of the Light Magazine is available at the welcome centre in the Gathering Space.  Please feel free to take a copy.

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

ABBOTSFORD FOOD BANK: Please continue to bring in your food bank donations. Ken Gilbank will do the next pick up on Friday, January 28th.   Thank you.

KID CONNECT: Please note that Kid Connect is cancelled until further notice.   Thank you.