St James and St John United Church

April 3 2022

KIMBERLEY’S KORNER

INTRO TO WORSHIP

GREETINGS & WELCOME

CALL TO WORSHIP
God of the open road,
God of the twisting path,
God of the narrow and upward way,
Your people are gathered for worship!
In this hour, give us provision for the journey,
courage and faith and compassion,
and endurance to face any hardship.
Open our eyes to see You walking beside us,
protecting us, encouraging us, loving us.
We pray this in the name of Jesus,
who moves us. Amen.

OPENING HYMN
“Jesu, Jesu, Fill us With Your Love”

OPENING PRAYER

SCRIPTURE
Exodus 23:1-2
Matthew 27:15-26

This is the word of the Lord.
Thanks be to God!

MESSAGE
Ecce Homo

PASTORAL PRAYER

THE LORD’S PRAYER

SPECIAL MUSIC
“What Did He Die For”

DEDICATION
Ever-faithful God, we long to be faithful givers,
modeling ourselves after You, who have given everything to us.
May Your Spirit of abundance,
which gives more than we ask or imagine,
grace these gifts for Your kingdom in Jesus’ name. Amen.

CLOSING HYMN
“Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing”

BENEDICTION

POSTLUDE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Church

 

 

 

CHURCH NEWS
CHILI SUPPER – The Chili Supper that was postponed will be held on Saturday, April 23rd, from 4-5 PM. There are still some tickets available at the Church Office.

LENTEN BIBLE STUDY – The last Zoom Lenten bible study will be this Tuesday, April 5th, at 7 PM.

DONATIONS FOR UKRAINE – Many thanks to all who donated to our Ukraine effort. Due to your support, we realized a total of $1305.00, which will be sent to the Canadian Red Cross on behalf of St. James & St. John United Church.

MAUNDY THURSDAY SUPPER & REFLECTION – Please join us on Thursday, April 14th at 5:30 PM as we share a meal together in honor of Maundy Thursday. Many thanks to members of Maple Glen, who will prepare delicious Cold Plates. Supper will be followed by a meaningful reflection. If you plan to attend, please register at the church office by Friday, April 8th.

GOOD FRIDAY PRESENTATION – “Voices of the Cross”, a dramatic presentation will be held on Friday, April 15th, at 7:30 PM, in the church. This service will also be live-streamed.

OUR COMMUNITY NEWS

TARTAN DAY DINNER/CONCERT – The 65th Miramichi Folksong Festival, Days Inn and Highland Society of New Brunswick in Miramichi, are hosting a Tartan Day Dinner/concert, Sunday April 24th. Supper is at 5pm at the Beaverbrook Kin Centre. Tickets are by reservation only, call Susan at 622-1780 on or before April 11th. We cater to special diets, please specify when ordering your tickets. Entertainment will feature, The villagers, Jimmy Lawlor, James Morrison, Maurice Fleming, Ella Howe, James & Mary Underhill, Melanie Ross Trio, David Bunnell and Susan Butler. There will be a limited number of tickets available.