Church Bulletin March 5, 2023

March 5, 2023 10:00 a.m. Second Sunday in Lent
Prelude Larraine Kandal
Call to worship The Rev. Thomas Kim
*Song Sanctuary
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Lenten liturgy Second Sunday in Lent – Lorne Bartlett
Story time The Rev. Thomas Kim
Musical interlude Family Worship Sunday (clipboards available)
Responsive reading Psalm 121: 1-8 (NRSV) – Don Blaak
Gospel reading John 3: 1-17

Message LENT 2: A New Birth
The Rev. Thomas Kim
*Doxology / Prayer All praise and thanks to God
Invitation to Communion
*Hymn Let us break bread together #548
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 Softly and tenderly #640
*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**

Thank You!
*Greeter: Margaret Ward
*Flowers: Irene Smorenburg In celebration of Thelma Galbraith’s 100th Birthday

Ladies Bible Study: Tuesday at 10 am Margaret Allan’s Home
Friends and Coffee Social: Wednesday at 10 am Fireside Lounge
Thursday Bible Study: Thursday at 11 am Gathering Space
Calvin Coffeehouse: Friday at 7 pm Gathering Space

This month’s Calvin Coffeehouse event will be taking place this Friday, March 10th. Our musical guest this month is Gin & Tall Tales, a local band performing a mix of folk, jazz and rock covers, and originals. 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.

Thank you

MEMBERSHIP CLASSES: Membership Classes will be starting up in March. Please speak to Rev. Thomas Kim if you are interested in becoming a member. Thank you.

EMPTY tables
EMPTY pantries
More EMPTY tables .
If YOU have one thing you can SPARE
With the HUNGRY we will SHARE
And they will know WE SURELY CARE .  *Next pickup is Friday, March 31st*

The next Congregational Visioning Meeting will be on Saturday, April 15th, from 10am – 12 noon.  (Coffee and Snacks will be available from 9:30am)