St James and St John United Church
May 9, 2021
INTRO TO WORSHIP
GREETINGS & WELCOME
CALL TO WORSHIP (Video)
OPENING HYMN “Faith of our Mother’s”
OPENING PRAYER (Video)
PRAYER OF CONFESSION (Video)
PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION
Based on Luke 15:11-32 (Story of the Prodigal Son)
MESSAGE Hot Mess
PASTORAL PRAYER (Video)
THE LORD’S PRAYER
SPECIAL MUSIC (Video)
As we offer our gifts to You, Holy God,
may we remember those who are forgotten by us too many times – the hungry, the lonely, the homeless, the vulnerable –
yet are important citizens in Your kingdom of grace, justice,
and hope. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.
(Source: Thom Shuman)
A MOTHER’S DAY POEM (Video)
CLOSING HYMN “Jesus, You Have Come to the Lakeshore”
Positive Thought for the Week
“The loveliest masterpiece of the heart of God,
is the heart of a mother.”
by Saint Therese
THIS WEEK’S WORSHIP PARTICIPANTS
Greeter Nancy Donald
Counters Diane & Ronnie Forrest
Sound Tec David Watling
Our Church News
PASTORAL CARE LIST – We are in the process of updating our Pastoral Care list for home visits and phone calls. If you know of someone who should be included in this list, please let one of the Pastoral Care team members know: Sandra Harding, Chris Sturgeon or Dale McEachern or Rev. Alice or the church office.
CHURCH COUNCIL – The Church Council will meet next Thursday, May 20th. The Teams meet at 7 PM followed by the Council meeting at 7:30 PM.
SUMMER STUDENT – Once again, we have been approved for a summer student. If you know of any students who are seeking post-secondary education in the Fall and would be interested in performing general office duties, lawn work, etc., please have them contact the church office at 622-1598 or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
VIRTUAL MEMORIAL GOSPEL CONCERT – The deadline to request a memorial is Tuesday, May 25th. There are extra forms on the table at the church as well as the church office.
Our Community News
ST. ANDREWS UNITED CHURCH is hosting a Pork Roast Supper Take-Out on Wednesday, May 19th from 4-5 p.m. Includes potatoes, carrots, turnip delight, gravy, apple sauce, roll and choice of sticky toffee pudding or Hawaiian cake (limited choice of dessert). Tickets are $15.00 and available at the church office or by calling Karen at 773-9932.