St. James & St. John United Church

556 K 1N3 Phone: 622-1598
Fax: 836-7711
stjjuc@nbnet.nb.ca
www.newcastlepastoralcharge.ca
Facebook: St. James & St. John United Church
Office Hours
Monday – Tuesday: 9- 1 PM
Thursday: 9-5 PM
Friday: 9-2 PM

July 5, 2020

WORSHIP LEADERS
Minister Rev. Alice
Minister: Rev. Alice Szemők
Music Ministry
Kimberley Shaddick Greeters & Ushers
John & Sandra Harding, Debbie Matheson, & Carrie Doyle
Counters
Sound Support
David Watling

BIBLE VERSE TO MEMORIZE THIS WEEK:
“The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.” Psalm 18:2

Today’s Service
ANNOUNCEMENTS

GREETING AND WELCOME

CALL TO WORSHIP

Even when the doors of the church were locked,
God’s arms were, and are, always open wide.
Let us enjoy this time of worshipping in God’s embrace together.
Let us worship God. Amen.

OPENING PRAYER

SCRIPTURE
OLD TESTAMENT READING: Psalm 18:2
NEW TESTAMENT READING: Mark 5:21-43

SOLO

MESSAGE When We are Ready to Say Yes to God…

PASTORAL PRAYER

LORD’S PRAYER

OFFERING INVITATION

Remember that through your offering, you enable God to make changes in the world and in your community of faith. Please place your offering in the offering plate as you enter the sanctuary and for your convenience we have placed offering plates at the exits as well. Thank you.

DEDICATION

Lord, we offer You our treasure and our hearts, so You may use them for the sake of Your Kingdom and our community. In Jesus name. Amen

A WORD FROM THE CHAIR OF CHURCH COUNCIL Stan Knowles

BENEDICTION

POSTLUDE

What’s Up at St. J&J?

TREASURER FOR CHURCH COUNCIL – Our church treasurer Katrina Donovan has resigned from Church Council; many thanks to Katrina who has offered to stay over the summer to monitor the financials. We thank her for the time, talent, and commitment she brought to this position. Your work on the Church Council is much appreciated; thank you Katrina.
HOSPITAL – Ministers are now permitted to do hospital visits. However, due to COVID-19 regulations, ministers do not have access to hospital computers to check if congregation members are in hospital. Please phone the church office if you know of someone in hospital so Rev. Alice may visit. Thank you.
GREETERS & USHERS – Due to COVID-19 protocols, we require greeters and ushers to facilitate our Sunday Worship services; please call the church office at 622-1598 if you are able to assist. Thank you.
FUNDY ST. LAWRENCE DAWNING WATERS REGIONAL COUNCIL – We are still seeking 2 persons from the congregation who would be interested in serving on this Regional Council. There will be a meeting in September that will happen online through Zoom.
APARTMENT FOR RENT – The two-bedroom, market apartment at Prince Place is still available for rent. For more information, please contact the church office and help spread the word in the community. Thank you.