February 5, 2023 10:00 a.m. Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany
Prelude Larraine Kandal
Call to worship The Rev. Thomas Kim
*Song Father we love you #300
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Story time The Rev. Thomas Kim
Musical interlude Family Worship Sunday (clipboards available)
Responsive reading Psalm 112: 1-9 (NRSV) – Don Blaak
Scripture readings Acts 2: 42-47 – Mark Kandal
John 17: 20-23
Message The Five Vitalities of the Church: Spiritual,
RELATIONAL, Missional, Organizational, Financial
The Rev. Thomas Kim
*Doxology / Prayer Praise God from whom all blessings flow #830
Invitation to Communion
*Hymn One bread, one body #540
The Sacrament of Holy Communion (responsive)
*The Apostles’ Creed
Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins/sin against us]
*Hymn Brother, sister, let me serve you #635
*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**
*Greeter: Helen Bell
*Coffee Time: The Akuffo Family
*Flowers: Marilyn & Bill Ingram
In memory of Bessie Price, long time member and friend of Calvin, who recently passed away
Worship Committee Meeting: Sunday, TODAY, after service Pastor’s Office
Ladies Bible Study: Tuesday at 10 am Margaret Allan’s Home
Friends and Coffee Social: Wednesday at 10 am Fireside Lounge
Session Meeting: Wednesday at 6:30 pm Gathering Space
Thursday Bible Study: Thursday at 11 am Gathering Space
Calvin Coffeehouse: Friday at 7 pm Gathering Space
Scrabble Saturday: Saturday at 1:30 pm Fireside Lounge
NOMINATION OF ELDERS: The Session of Calvin Presbyterian Church (Abbotsford) has called for new elders to provide leadership for our congregation. Nominations may be submitted from January 22 – February 5. Nominations from members must be made by at least two persons, either separately or together. Please deliver nominations to the church office no later than Sunday, February 5, 2023.
This month’s Calvin Coffeehouse event will be taking place this Friday, February 10, 2023. Our musical guest this month is Hamilton Street Swing, a jazz trio based in the Fraser valley specializing in combo jazz from the 20s-60s. Join us for great family-friendly entertainment in the Gathering Space and invite your friends. Doors open at 7:00 p.m., the open mic begins at 7:30 p.m., and our featured guest begins at 8:30 p.m. Admission is free, and a paid concession is available.
REFUGEE SPONSORSHIP TEAM UPDATE: We are excited to share with you that our refugee sponsorship committee has launched a fundraising campaign for Youssef and his two daughters, Rouaa & Diala. Please share the link below with your friends, neighbors, and family.
2022 ANNUAL REPORT
Anyone who has a report to submit for the 2022 Annual Report, please email it to Janet in the church office by the deadline of Wednesday, February 15th. Thank you so much.
FOOD BANK FOR FEBRUARY
More EMPTY tables .
If YOU have one thing you can SPARE
With the HUNGRY we will SHARE
And they will know WE SURELY CARE .
HEARTFELT THANKS from the FOOD BANK TEAM:
Lois, Joyce, and Ken Gilbank
*Next pickup is Friday, February 24th*
ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE
Valley CrossWay Church will be having an Ash Wednesday Service in the Great Hall at 7 pm on Wednesday, February 22nd. They would like to extend an invitation to anyone from Calvin Church who would like to join them.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday, March 5th following the worship service.
CONGREGATIONAL VISIONING MEETING
The next Congregational Visioning Meeting will be on Saturday, February 25th from 10am – 12 noon. (Coffee and Snacks will be available from 9:30am)