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Church Bulletin for April 10, 2022

April 10, 2022, 10 a.m. Palm Sunday

Prelude: Larraine Kandal
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
Hymn (seated):  Come, children, join to sing #377
Lenten liturgy: Palm Sunday (see insert) – Leeta York
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Story time: The Rev. Thomas Kim
Musical interlude Kid Connect (Preschool – Grade 6)
Responsive reading: Psalm 118: 1-2, 19-29 (NRSV) – Don Blaak
*Psalm: This is the day #78
Gospel reading: Luke 19: 28-40– Margaret Brown
Message: Do not stop “Hosanna!”!
The Rev. Thomas Kim
*Hymn: Hosanna, loud hosanna #218
Offering – Offertory
*Doxology – Prayer Praise God from whom all blessings flow #79
Sharing
Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins/sin against us]
*Song: Hosanna #216
*Benediction: May the God of hope go with us every day #726
Postlude: Larraine Kandal
*Please stand in body or in spirit

The greeter this morning is Beverley Albon

A Thank-you to Lois Lochhead and Cathie Collet for hosting our morning Coffee Time.

*The flowers today are provided by Richard & Philippa Hay in loving memory of Richard’s mom, Jean (Cooper) Hay
.

**Sunday worship service will continue to be both in-person and online. 

Youth Connect: TODAY at 11:30 am The Youth Zone

Tuesday Bible Study: Tuesday at 10:00 am via Zoom
For more information Please contact Margaret Allan (604) 853-6623

Friends and Coffee Social: Wednesday at 10:00 am Fireside Lounge
Everybody Welcome! Don’t forget to bring a friend or two

Thursday Bible Study: Thursday at 11:00am Gathering Space

MEMBERSHIP CLASS: The Membership Class will take place in Rev. Thomas Kim’s office following the worship service today.

MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE: Valley Cross Way Church would like to invite the Calvin Congregation to join them for their Maundy Thursday Service on Thursday, April 14th at 7:30 pm in the Great Hall.

GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE: There will be a Good Friday service on April 15th at 10:00 am, followed by Hot Cross Buns.

YOUTH CONNECT:
Mark your calendars!
Sunday, April 10th – 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Monday, April 18th – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sunday, April 24th – 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
We’ll gather in the Youth Zone behind the sanctuary. See you all there!

ELECTION OF NEW ELDERS
Today is the last day for receiving nominations. Only Communicant members are eligible for nomination. Thank you.

UPCOMING MEMORIAL SERVICE
The memorial service for Pat Hougen will take place at Calvin on Saturday, April 30th at 2:00pm.

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.

MEMORIAL GARDEN VOLUNTEERS:
The session has discussed the proposal put forward at the annual meeting regarding the memorial garden. It would be good to have a committee of a few people who are interested in this project, and who like gardening, to serve together, discuss ongoing suggestions and to put the plans into place. Rod Thomson and Colleen Kouwenberg are the only members at the moment. Please consider this project if you have a green thumb.
You might also note the daffodils now blooming in the corner outside the gathering place by the double doors.

SENIORS CONNECT:
The following events are in the planning stages:
Social outing (with lunch) to Fort Langley – Tuesday, May 17 from 10am-2:30pm. If interested, please contact a committee member by April 24. Members are Jim Happer, Margaret Brown, Margaret Houtby, Richard & Philippa Hay.
On Monday, May 2 at 2pm, those who wish to be involved in a Book Club are invited to meet in the Fireside Lounge for a planning meeting. Please invite your friends.
The next Seniors Connect Steering Committee meeting will be at 10am on Tuesday, April 26th. New members are welcome to attend.

ABBOTSFORD FOOD BANK: If you brought soup and crackers for this first Sunday of the month, please place them in the red cart in the gathering space. If you plan to bring food bank items next Sunday, please bring staples such as salt, flour, tea bags and fruit boxes. Thank you so much for your generous donations. Ken Gilbank will do the next pick up on Friday, April 29th.

FOOD BANK UPDATE:
THANKYOU to all who contributed to SOUPER SUNDAY last week. We collected 52 items of soup and crackers. GREAT WORK and COUNTING by our RED WAGON drivers – ADAM & MICHAEL ROSE…WELL DONE
TODAY it is STAPLES SUNDAY…. SUGAR, TEA, FLOUR & RICE, and all things NICE! Many thanks from the Food Bank Team…. Ken, Lois, Joyce, ADAM & MICHAEL.

 

 

Church Bulletin for April 3, 2022

April 3, 2022, 10 a.m. Fifth Sunday in Lent

Prelude: Larraine Kandal
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
*Song: Here I am to worship
Lenten liturgy: Fifth Sunday in Lent (see insert) – Malcolm McFee
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Story time: The Rev. Thomas Kim
Musical interlude Family Worship Sunday
Responsive reading: Psalm 126: 1-6 (NRSV) – Don Blaak
*Psalm: When God restored our common life #87
Old Testament reading: Isaiah 43: 16-21
Gospel reading: John 12: 1-8 – Ron Richardson
Message: LENT V: Worship
The Rev. Thomas Kim
Invitation to Communion
*Communion song: I come with joy #530
The Great Prayer of Thanksgiving
*The Apostles’ Creed
Communion
Prayer after Communion
Offering – Offertory
*Doxology – Prayer All creatures of our God and King
Sharing
Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins/sin against us]
*Song: Sent forth by your blessing #775
*Benediction: Go now in peace
Postlude: Veronika Klassen
*Please stand in body or in spirit

The greeter this morning is Lois Lochhead

A Thank-you to Jo-Ann and Andy Kiss for hosting our morning Coffee Time.

*The flowers today are provided by Marilyn and Bill Ingram in memory of Heather Davis and Ann Woensdregt.

**Sunday worship service will continue to be both in-person and online. 

Youth Connect: Mark your calendars! Regular meetings will start up again this week. We will be meeting tomorrow evening, Monday, April 4th, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, and the following week, Sunday, April 10th, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Let’s gather in our new space behind the sanctuary. See you all there!

Tuesday Bible Study: Tuesday at 10:00 am via Zoom
For more information Please contact Margaret Allan (604) 853-6623

Friends and Coffee Social: Wednesday at 10:00 am Fireside Lounge
Everybody Welcome! Don’t forget to bring a friend or two

Thursday Bible Study: Thursday at 11:00am Gathering Space

MEMBERSHIP CLASS: The Membership Class will take place in Rev. Thomas Kim’s office following the worship service today.

GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE: There will be a Good Friday service on April 15th at 10:00 am, followed by Hot Cross Buns.

ELECTION OF NEW ELDERS
Session is now receiving nominations for new elders to serve on Session. We are receiving nominations from March 20th to April 10th. Only Communicant members are eligible for nomination. Thank you.

UPCOMING MEMORIAL SERVICE
The memorial service for Pat Hougen will take place at Calvin on Saturday, April 30th at 2:00pm.

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.

ABBOTSFORD FOOD BANK: If you brought soup and crackers for this first Sunday of the month, please place them in the red cart in the gathering space. If you plan to bring food bank items next Sunday, please bring staples such as salt, flour, tea bags and fruit boxes. Thank you so much for your generous donations. Ken Gilbank will do the next pick up on Friday, April 29th.

I would like to thank the Calvin Congregation for using envelopes to contribute to the Archway Foodbank. It is really appreciated.                                 – Ken Gilbank-

 

Church Bulletin for March 27, 2022

March 27, 2022, 10 a.m. Fourth Sunday in Lent

Prelude: Veronika Klassen
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
*Hymn: Come, thou fount
Lenten liturgy: Fourth Sunday in Lent (see insert)
– Colleen Kouwenberg
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Story time: The Rev. Thomas Kim
Musical interlude Kid Connect (Pre-school – Grade 6)
Responsive reading: Psalm 32: 1-7 (NRSV) – Don Blaak
New Testament reading: 2 Corinthians 5: 16-21
*Hymn: Love divine, all loves excelling #371
Gospel reading: Luke 15: 1-7 – Marilyn Instant
Message: LENT IV: Come Home (Lost and Found)
The Rev. Thomas Kim
*Hymn: There were ninety and nine #347
Offering – Offertory
*Doxology – Prayer All praise and thanks to God
Sharing
Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins/sin against us]
*Song: Softly and tenderly #640
*Benediction: Three-fold amen #780
Postlude: Veronika Klassen and Jo Blaak
*Please stand in body or in spirit

The greeters this morning are Joyce and Ron Tiessen.

A Thank-you to Rod and Cathy Thomson for hosting our morning Coffee Time.

*The flowers today are provided by Ken and Judy Gilbank In loving memory of Ken’s parents, Cliff and Thelma

**Sunday worship service will continue to be both in-person and online. 

Youth Connect: Today at 4:30 pm Spring Chillin’ and Grillin’ Event at The McFee’s Home

Tuesday Bible Study: Tuesday at 10:00 am via Zoom
For more information Please contact Margaret Allan (604) 853-6623

Friends and Coffee Social: Wednesday at 10:00 am Fireside Lounge
Everybody Welcome! Don’t forget to bring a friend or two

Thursday Bible Study: Thursday at 11:00am Gathering Space

MEMBERSHIP CLASS A New Membership Class starts today, March 27th at 11:00am. If you would like to become a member of Calvin Presbyterian Church, please speak to Thomas Kim for more information.

YOUTH CONNECT: Spring Chillin’ and Grillin’ Event
Join us for a barbecue/wiener roast dinner and fun activities at the McFees on Sunday, March 27 from 4:30-8:00 pm.  We will carpool, so plan to meet in the church parking lot at 3:30 sharp. Youth can be picked up again between 8:40 and 9:00 pm.
Regular youth gatherings will begin again the following week, with our first gathering being  Monday, April 4 from 6-8 pm.

ELECTION OF NEW ELDERS
Session is now receiving nominations for new elders to serve on Session. We are receiving nominations from March 20th to April 10th. Only Communicant members are eligible for nomination. Thank you.

UPCOMING MEMORIAL SERVICE
The memorial service for Pat Hougen will take place at Calvin on Saturday, April 30th at 2:00pm.

MEN’S FELLOWSHIP BREAKFAST: The next fellowship meeting will take place on Saturday, April 2nd at 8:00am at the Roseland Restaurant, 12 – 33550 S. Fraser Way, Abbotsford. The guest speaker will be Jim Happer, and his topic will be,                “Downsizing during the pandemic”. There is still a requirement to show vaccination status.

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.

FLOOD RELIEF: Application form for Flood Relief Fund through Calvin Presbyterian Church is available for those who have been affected by the flood. 

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.

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.

 

Church Bulletin for March 20, 2022

March 20, 2022, 10 a.m. Third Sunday in Lent
Prelude: Larraine Kandal
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
*Song: Come let us worship and bow down
Lenten liturgy: Third Sunday in Lent (see insert) – Maria Bitter
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Story time: The Rev. Thomas Kim
Musical interlude Kid Connect (Pre-school – Grade 6)
Responsive reading: Psalm 63: 1-8 (NRSV) – Don Blaak
Old Testament reading: Isaiah 55: 1-9
*Hymn: I hunger and I thirst #198
New Testament reading: 1 Corinthians 10: 1-13 – Marilyn Ingram
Gospel reading: Luke 13: 1-9 – Mark Kandal
Message: LENT III: Direction
The Rev. Thomas Kim
*Hymn: Come, ye disconsolate #195
Offering – Offertory
*Doxology – Prayer Give thanks
Sharing
Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins/sin against us]
*Song: Give me oil in my lamp #655
*Benediction: May the God of hope go with us every day #726
Postlude: Larraine Kandal
*Please stand in body or in spirit

The greeters this morning are Alan and Patti Hougen.

A Thank-you to Joyce Tiessen and Lois Lochhead for hosting our morning Coffee Time.

*The flowers today are provided by Ruth Parker In loving memory of her husband, Jim.

**Sunday worship service will continue to be both in-person and online. 

Tuesday Bible Study: Tuesday at 10:00 am via Zoom
For more information Please contact Margaret Allan (604) 853-6623

Friends and Coffee Social: Wednesday at 10:00 am Fireside Lounge
Everybody Welcome! Don’t forget to bring a friend or two

Thursday Bible Study: Thursday at 11:00am Gathering Space

MEMBERSHIP CLASS A New Membership Class will be starting next Sunday, March 27th at 11:00am. If you would like to become a member of Calvin Presbyterian Church, please speak to Thomas Kim for more information.

ELECTION OF NEW ELDERS
Session is now receiving nominations for new elders to serve on Session. We are receiving nominations from March 20th to April 10th. Only Communicant members are eligible for nomination. Thank you.

UPCOMING MEMORIAL SERVICES
The memorial service for Heather Davis will take place at Calvin on Saturday, March 26th at 11:00am.

The memorial service for Pat Hougen will take place at Calvin on Saturday, April 30th at 2:00pm.

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.

FLOOD RELIEF: Application form for Flood Relief Fund through Calvin Presbyterian Church is available for those who have been affected by the flood. 

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.

YFC / YOUTH UNLIMITED PRAYER REQUESTS

  • Pray for our weekly interactions with youth, that God would continue to help us build strong relationships and give us opportunities to share about Him through our actions and words.
  • Pray for the completion of the Firetruck Youth Centre and for God’s direction as we build ministry teams who will use it.
  • Pray for stronger partnerships with the churches we are in contact with.

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.

Church Bulletin for March 13, 2022

March 13, 2022, 10 a.m.  Second Sunday in Lent
Prelude: Veronika Klassen
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
*Hymn: We have come at Christ’s own bidding #187 [Tune: HYFRYDOL]
Lenten liturgy: Second Sunday in Lent (see insert) – Lois Lochhead
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Story time: The Rev. Thomas Kim
Musical interlude Kid Connect (Pre-school – Grade 6)
Responsive reading: Psalm 27: 1-14 (NRSV) – Don Blaak
*Psalm: The Lord’s my light #15
Gospel reading: Luke 9: 28-36 – Lydia Akuffo
Message: LENT II: Transfiguration
The Rev. Thomas Kim
*Hymn: My Jesus, I love thee
Offering – Offertory
*Doxology – Prayer Praise God from whom all blessings flow #830
Sharing
Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins/sin against us]
*Hymn: Glory be to God the Father #298
*Benediction: Three-fold amen #780
Postlude: Veronika Klassen
*Please stand in body or in spirit

*The greeters this morning is Beverley Albon

*The flowers today are provided by Fred Dees in memory of his dear friend, Daphne Robertson

**Sunday worship service will continue to be both in-person and online. 

Tuesday Bible Study: Tuesday at 10:00 am via Zoom
For more information Please contact Margaret Allan (604) 853-6623

Friends and Coffee Social: Wednesday at 10:00 am Fireside Lounge
Everybody Welcome! Don’t forget to bring a friend or two

Thursday Bible Study: Thursday at 11:00am Gathering Space

UPCOMING MEMORIAL SERVICES
The memorial service for Heather Davis will take place at Calvin on Saturday, March 26th at 11:00am.

The memorial service for Pat Hougen will take place at Calvin on Saturday, April 30th at 2:00pm.

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.

FLOOD RELIEF: Application form for Flood Relief Fund through Calvin Presbyterian Church is available for those who have been affected by the flood. 

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.

YFC / YOUTH UNLIMITED PRAYER REQUESTS

  • Pray for our weekly interactions with youth, that God would continue to help us build strong relationships and give us opportunities to share about Him through our actions and words.
  • Pray for the completion of the Firetruck Youth Centre and for God’s direction as we build ministry teams who will use it.
  • Pray for stronger partnerships with the churches we are in contact with.

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.

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.

Church Bulletin for Feb 20, 2022

February 20, 2022, 10 a.m.  Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany

Prelude: Veronika Klassen
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
*Hymn: Eternal Father, strong to save #325
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Story time: The Rev. Thomas Kim
Musical interlude Family Worship Sunday
Responsive reading: Psalm 40: 1-3 (NRSV) – Don Blaak
Scripture reading: Acts 27: 39-44 – Beverley Albon
Message: Acts: A sandy beach
The Rev. Thomas Kim
*Song: Simply trusting every day #689
Offering – Offertory
*Doxology – Prayer All praise and thanks to God
Sharing
Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins/sin against us]
*Song: We’ve a story to tell to the nations #765
*Benediction: Three-fold amen #780
Postlude: Veronika Klassen
*Please stand in body or in spirit

**In-person youth meetings, membership classes, Bible studies, social & fellowship events are cancelled until further notice.**

**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 Jo-Ann Kiss &  Helen Bell
*The flowers today are provided by Ron & Marilyn Richardson in loving memory of Ron & Marilyn’s parents.

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

CAMP DOUGLAS: The registration for Summer 2022 is now open for Camp Douglas, and they are also receiving applications to work and volunteer at camp this summer until January 31, 2022. Applications can be found at www.campdouglas.ca/downloads. They are specially interested in hiring a Head Cook for this Summer.

Registrations for campers are now open on the website.   Camp dates for this summer are as follows:

  • LIT July 10-29
  • Small Fry/Junior July 10-15
  • Intermediate I July 17-22
  • Girls Camp July 24-29
  • Family Camp August 5-7
  • Intermediate II August 8-12
  • Youth August 14-19

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, February 25thThank you.

Church Bulletin for Feb 13, 2022

February 13, 2022, 10 a.m. Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany

Prelude: Larraine Kandal
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
*Song: Glorify Thy Name / Father, we love you #300
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Story time: The Rev. Thomas Kim
Musical interlude Family Worship Sunday
Responsive reading: Psalm 1 (NRSV) – Don Blaak
*Psalm: How blest are they who, fearing God #1
Scripture readings: John 15: 18-19; Acts 26
Message: Acts: I am not insane
The Rev. Thomas Kim
*Hymn: I’ll live for Him
Offering – Offertory
*Doxology – Prayer All creatures of our God and King
Sharing
Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins/sin against us]
*Song: I have decided to follow Jesus #570
*Benediction: Father, make us one
Postlude:  Larraine Kandal
*Please stand in body or in spirit

*The greeters this morning are Richard & Philippa Hay
*The flowers today are provided by Richard & Philippa Hay in loving memory of Richard’s Nana, Mary (Marshall) Cooper.

**In-person youth meetings, membership classes, Bible studies, social & fellowship events are cancelled until further notice.**

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

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

CAMP DOUGLAS: The registration for Summer 2022 is now open for Camp Douglas, and they are also receiving applications to work and volunteer at camp this summer until January 31, 2022. Applications can be found at www.campdouglas.ca/downloads. They are specially interested in hiring a Head Cook for this Summer.

Registrations for campers are now open on the website.   Camp dates for this summer are as follows:

  • LIT July 10-29
  • Small Fry/Junior July 10-15
  • Intermediate I July 17-22
  • Girls Camp July 24-29
  • Family Camp August 5-7
  • Intermediate II August 8-12
  • Youth August 14-19

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, February 25thThank you.

Church Bulletin for Feb 6, 2022

February 6, 2022, 10 a.m. Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany
Prelude: Larraine Kandal
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
*Song:  Sanctuary
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Story time: The Rev. Thomas Kim
Musical interlude Family Worship Sunday
Responsive reading: Psalm 138 (NRSV) – Don Blaak
*Song: The steadfast love of the Lord
Scripture readings: Matthew 8: 23-27; Hebrews 11: 30; Acts 24: 24-27
– Miriam Fleming
Message: Acts: Persevere!
The Rev. Thomas Kim
Invitation to Communion
*Communion song: I come with joy #530
The Great Prayer of Thanksgiving
*The Apostles’ Creed
Communion
Prayer after Communion
Offering – Offertory
*Doxology – Prayer Give thanks
Sharing
Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins/sin against us]
*Hymn: Will your anchor hold #744
*Benediction: Go now in peace
Postlude: Veronika Klassen
*Please stand in body or in spirit

*The greeter this morning is Lois Lochhead.
*The flowers today are provided by Helen Marshall In loving memory of Tom, John, George, Anne, and Bob Marshall.

**In-person youth meetings, membership classes, Bible studies, social & fellowship events are cancelled until further notice.**

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

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

CAMP DOUGLAS: The registration for Summer 2022 is now open for Camp Douglas, and they are also receiving applications to work and volunteer at camp this summer until January 31, 2022. Applications can be found at www.campdouglas.ca/downloads. They are specially interested in hiring a Head Cook for this Summer.

Registrations for campers are now open on the website.   Camp dates for this summer are as follows:

  • LIT July 10-29
  • Small Fry/Junior July 10-15
  • Intermediate I July 17-22
  • Girls Camp July 24-29
  • Family Camp August 5-7
  • Intermediate II August 8-12
  • Youth August 14-19

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

Church Bulletin for Jan 30, 2022

January 30, 2022, 10 a.m. Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

Prelude: Veronika Klassen
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
*Hymn: Dear Father, lord of humankind #451
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Story time: The Rev. Thomas Kim
Musical interlude Family Worship Sunday
Responsive reading: Psalm 71: 1-6 (NRSV) – Don Blaak
*Song: Faithful One
Scripture readings: Luke 19: 1-6; Acts 22: 1-8 – Heather Collum
Message: Acts: The first encounter
The Rev. Thomas Kim
*Hymn: I heard the voice of Jesus say #671
Offering – Offertory
*Doxology – Prayer Praise God from whom all blessings flow #830
Sharing
Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins/sin against us]
*Hymn: Blest are they #624
*Benediction: Three-fold amen #780
Postlude: Veronika Klassen
*Please stand in body or in spirit

*The greeters this morning are Cathy and Rod Thomson.
*The flowers today are provided by Helen Marshall In loving memory of Tom, John, George, Anne, and Bob Marshall.

**In-person youth meetings, membership classes, Bible studies, social & fellowship events are cancelled until further notice.**

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

MEN’S FELLOWSHIP BREAKFAST: The next fellowship meeting will take place on Saturday, February 5th at 8:00am at the Roseland Restaurant, 12 – 33550 S. Fraser Way, Abbotsford. Rod Thomson will be the guest speaker, and his topic will be “Open Banking and what it means for you”. Roseland Restaurant had to go back to their earlier ruling of no more than 6 at a table, and tables spaced accordingly. There is still a requirement to show vaccination status.

CAMP DOUGLAS: The registration for Summer 2022 is now open for Camp Douglas, and they are also receiving applications to work and volunteer at camp this summer until January 31, 2022. Applications can be found at www.campdouglas.ca/downloads. They are specially interested in hiring a Head Cook for this Summer.

Registrations for campers are now open on the website.   Camp dates for this summer are as follows:

  • LIT July 10-29
  • Small Fry/Junior July 10-15
  • Intermediate I July 17-22
  • Girls Camp July 24-29
  • Family Camp August 5-7
  • Intermediate II August 8-12
  • Youth August 14-19

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