St James and St John United Church February 14 2021
Valentine’s Day Service
Welcome and Greeting
Lighting of the Christ Candle
Call to Worship Brooklyn McLaughlin (Video)
Let us love another as God loves us.
God showed us love by sending His only Son, Jesus, into the world.
Since God loved us so much, we must love each other!
When we love each other, God lives in us.
Jesus said, “Love one another”.
When we love each other, God comes fully alive in us. Amen.
Opening Prayer Addyson Swaine (Video)
Special Music “Lean on Me”
Teen Choir – Recorded in 1999
Prayer of Confession Will Matchett, Sydney Murray, & Erica Swaine (Video)
Scripture Rowyn Jardine (Video)
New Testament 1 Corinthians 13: 1-7
Message ‘I love You truly, but, if…’
Pastoral Prayer/Lord’s Prayer
Special Music “Jesus Loves Me”
Soloists, Elisabeth & Norah Shaddick
Payton & Harley Lingley & Tori Harris
Molly, Ava & Sophia Gallant
(Video arranged by Megan Gallant)
Dedication Payton Lingley (Video)
Closing Prayer Tori Harris (Video)
Benediction Paige Howatt
The Lord bless and keep you;
the Lord make His face to shine upon you
and be gracious to you;
the Lord lift up His face upon you and give you peace. Amen.
Valentine’s Skit “The God Connection”
Positive Thought for the Week
“As long as you know that God is for you,
it doesn’t matter who is against you”
Our Church News
CHURCH COUNCIL MEETING – The Church Council will meet this Thursday, February 18th. Team meetings at 7 PM followed by the Council meeting at 7:30 PM.
ANNUAL BOOK OF REPORT – If you did not receive the Annual Book of Reports and you would like one, you may pick one up at the office or it can be emailed to you.
WORLD DAY OF PRAYER – World Day of Prayer will be cancelled this year due to the Pandemic. St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church was in charge of the event for this year, so they will resume the responsibility in 2022.
GREETERS – We are seeking greeters for our Sunday Worship services; please call the church office if you are able to assist
622-1598. Thank you.
LENTEN BIBLE STUDY – Rev. Alice will host a Lenten Bible study the week of February 22nd; details with regard to a date and time will follow in next week’s announcements.
ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE – Due to the current situation and restrictions in place with regard to self-distancing, there will be no Ash Wednesday service this year.
Our Community News
St. Andrew’s United Church is hosting a Shrove Tuesday (Take-Out) Pancake Supper, on Feb. 16, 2021, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Pancake, sausage, homemade beans and dessert. Tickets are $10.00 a person (150 Tickets being sold). Contact Karen at 773-9932 to reserve yours.