St. James & St. John United Church
June 20, 2021
INTRO TO WORSHIP
GREETINGS & WELCOME
CALL TO WORSHIP
Loving God, we thank You for Your love for us.
You formed and knit us together with so much love
and You remain faithful to us no matter what.
Your care has followed us our whole life long.
All we are and all we have, we owe to you,
and so on this Father’s Day,
we lift our hearts, our hands and voices,
to give You all the glory, and honor You deserve.
OPENING HYMN “Be Thou My Vision”
OPENING PRAYER Video
PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION
MESSAGE The Life of the Church After Pentecost Part III
THE LORD’S PRAYER
A PRAYER FOR FATHERS Video
Merciful God, we thank You for the many ways
that gifts are offered in Your service;
we especially thank You today for fathers
whose love and wisdom has touched our lives and our church.
Help the elderly among us nurture the young in our midst,
Help the young among us honor the elderly.
Accept our offering, we pray, that we might do Your will
in this place and in all the world. Amen.
FATHER’S DAY SPECIAL Video
CLOSING HYMN “This is My Father’s World”
Quotes about Fathers
“A father carries pictures where his money used to be.”
“The greatest tribute a boy can give to his father is to say,
‘When I grow up, I want to be just like my dad.'”
“The greatest gift I ever had
Came from God; I call him Dad!”
John Walter Bratton
Happy Father’s Day!
THIS WEEK’S WORSHIP PARTICIPANTS
Greeter Keith, Elisabeth & Norah Shaddick
Counters Grace LeFloch
Sound Tec David Watling
Our Church News
LONG-RANGE PLANNING TEAM MEETING – The Long-Range Planning Team meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday, June 15th, has been postponed until this Thursday, June 24th at 10:00 AM, at the Centre.
LOBSTER SUPPER TAKE-OUT – Lobster supper is this afternoon; pickup for the dinners is from 2:30 – 5:30 PM.
NEW LIVESTREAMING EQUIPMENT – We have received the money to purchase new equipment for livestreaming our services. This donation was given to the church by a couple in our congregation who wished to remain anonymous. We thank them for this extremely generous donation, which will allow us to enhance our services for our members and all who join us. Many thanks for your support!
PRINCE PLACE DONATIONS – Our sincere appreciation is extended to an anonymous donor from the congregation who is installing a beautiful 27-foot, white aluminum fence between Prince Place and the Centre. This addition will certainly enhance our buildings and address safety concerns.
Another member of the congregation, who also wishes to remain anonymous, has donated a couple of benches to Prince Place, allowing the tenants a place to sit and relax and enjoy the outdoors.
Thank you to the generosity of our members; you are truly appreciated!