Church Bulletin for March 6, 2022

March 6, 2022, 10 a.m.  First Sunday in Lent

Prelude: Larraine Kandal
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship: First Sunday in Lent (see insert) – Ken Gilbank
*Song: Sanctuary
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Story time: Worship led by Kid Connect
Musical interlude Family Worship Sunday
Responsive reading: Psalm 91: 1-2, 9-16 (NRSV) – Don Blaak
Gospel reading: Luke 4: 1-13
Message: LENT I: Temptation
The Rev. Thomas Kim
Invitation to Communion
*Communion song: Here is bread: here is wine (vv. 1, 3) #546
The Great Prayer of Thanksgiving
*The Apostles’ Creed
Communion
Prayer after Communion
Offering – Offertory
*Doxology – Prayer Praise God from whom all blessings flow #79
Sharing: Noel Paul – update on refugee sponsorship
Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins/sin against us]
*Hymn: Take my life, and let it be consecrated (vv. 1, 5, 6) #637
*Benediction: Go now in peace
Postlude: Veronika Klassen
*Please stand in body or in spirit

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

*The greeters this morning are Joyce & Ron Tiessen
*The flowers today are provided by Helen Bell

FLORENCE SIMPSON: It is with great sadness that we report the death of Florence Simpson on Tuesday, March 1st . Please pray for her family as they mourn her passing.

LISTENING ENHANCEMENT DURING WORSHIP SERVICE: We have recently acquired a listening enhancement system for use in the church sanctuary. If you think you could benefit from the use of this system, there are several headsets available at the sound booth as you enter the sanctuary. Please feel free to ask the sound technician for a headset and for instructions concerning how to use the device.

AGM 2022: The Annual General Meeting will take place on today March 6th  following the worship service.

THURSDAY BIBLE STUDY: Thursday Bible study will resume Thursday, March 10th at 11am. We will study the gospel of Mark.

CAMP DOUGLAS: Camp Douglas is holding a FOREST WORK PARTY on Saturday, April 2nd, 2022, and needs volunteers for outdoor work. It will take place, Rain or Shine, from 9AM to 5PM. For reservations, email director@campdouglas.ca. Lunch and Coffee Provided! Face masks are required at Camp’s indoors facilities and on the ferry.

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.  –Marilyn Ingram & Patti Hougen

ABBOTSFORD FOOD BANK: Please continue to bring in your food bank donations. Ken Gilbank will do the next pick up on Friday, March 25th. Thank you.