St. James & St. John United Church
556 King George Highway ~ Miramichi, NB, E1V 1N3
PH. 622-1598 ~ Fax: 836-7711
stjjuc@nbnet.nb.ca
NEW WEBSITE: www.newcastlepastoralcharge.ca
St. James & St. John United Church

November 10, 2019

WORSHIP LEADERS
Worship Leader: Rev. Alice Szemők
Music Ministry: Pam Watters
Greeters: Kimberley, Elisabeth and Norah Shaddick
Counters for November: Melanie & Darryl Shaddick
Technical support: Earle Howe and David Watling

BIBLE VERSE TO MEMORIZE THIS WEEK:
And he took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me.” / Luke 22:19

Today’s Service
(* Indicates when to stand, if you are able.)
GREETING

CALL TO WORSHIP – Ethan Colepaugh
Ethan: We are here on Remembrance Day with our hearts full of love.
All: We are here to pray for peace and to remember.
Ethan: We are here to remember all the soldiers who fought for our country.
All: May we carry peace in our hearts and make peace in our homes and in our city.
One: God is here with us; He wants us to live in peace.
All: We give thanks to God who helps us to seek peace for all creation.

ACT OF REMEMBRANCE
National Anthem ‘O Canada’
Laying on Wreath
Last Post
1 Minute Silence
Reveille
The Reading of the names
The Response;
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them, nor years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them.

* INTROIT #684 “Make Me a Channel of Your Peace”

CANDLE LIGHTING
Light the first candle.
Ava Gallant: We light this candle to remember all those who died to protect our country in time of war. At the going down of the sun and in the morning…
All: We will remember them.

Light the second candle.
Molly Gallant: We light this candle to remember all Canadians who have died in the service of our country as peacekeepers. At the going down of the sun and in the morning…
All: We will remember them.

Light the third candle.
Paige Howatt: We light this candle to remember the families who have lost loved ones in the war. At the going down of the sun and in the morning…
All: We will remember them.

Light the fourth candle.
Kathy Buckley: We light this candle to remember the victims of war in our world, and to pray for peace.
All: Lord, make us instruments of your peace.

Light the fifth candle.
Payton Lingley: We light this candle as a candle of love to remind us that God asks us to forgive one another and to love one another.
All: Lord, make us instruments of your peace.

Light the sixth candle.
Ronda Whyte: We light this candle because we believe Jesus is the Light of the world and His Light shines in the darkness and the darkness will never put it out.
All: Lord, let your light shine.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

OPENING PRAYER Rowyn Jardine
Dear God, may there be peace and happiness, love and joy, in our world. We pray that war would stop, fighting would end, and peace be shared by everyone. We ask that You would come into our world, come into our towns, come into our churches, come into our homes and come into our hearts. In Jesus name, we pray. Amen.

* HYMN #497 “Nearer, My God, to Thee”
PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION Erica Hill
Dear God, please use these scriptures to reveal more of your love, truth and promises to us. In the name of Jesus we pray. Amen.
SCRIPTURE John 8 selected verses

ANTHEM “Light a Candle for Peace” – Sunday School

SERMON ‘Is this the Freedom You Want?’

PASTORAL PRAYER

LORD’S PRAYER

* OFFERING HYMN #540 “Grant Us, God, the Grace”

DEDICATION

BENEDICTION

* CLOSING HYMN #422 “God Be with You till We Meet Again”

The sympathy of the congregation is extended to the family and friends of Joan Ross. Joan passed away on Monday, October 28th.

The sympathy of the congregation is extended to the family and friends of Wilfred Jardine of Maple Glen. He passed away on Monday, November 4th.

Upcoming Events and Services
Sunday 10 AM Fellowship with coffee at the St J&J Church
11 AM Worship Service at St J & J Church
11 AM Sunday School at the centre
Thursday 6:30 PM Fall Bible Study
Sunday, Nov 24, Luncheon for Janice’s 20+ years of service, at the centre,
immediately following worship service

Weekly Announcements
THANK YOU – The Fall Supper committee would like to thank you for your support in helping to make this year’s supper a tremendous success – whether you helped peeling vegetables, worked in the kitchen. made a dessert, a cash donation, donated pickles, potatoes, etc. or just came to enjoy the supper. Thank you to all the wonderful workers who tirelessly made sure everything went smoothly. It takes a lot of volunteers to make this event such a success. A special thank you goes to BROOKDALE FLOWER SHOP, who once again this year did a beautiful job decorating the hall. Their donation of fresh flowers for the tables, tablecloths and napkins set the tone for a beautiful, welcoming supper. This year we realized a profit of $4552.70.

Community Announcements

ROAST BEEF SUPPER will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church, 188 Wellington Street, Chatham from 3:30 p.m. -6:00 p.m. on Sunday, Nov 10. Price is $14.00 for Adults and children 12 & under $7.00. Take outs are available Adults $14.50 and children 12 & under $7.50.

COVENANTING SERVICE for the Tabusintac Pastoral Charge, Rev. Jean Herman and Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Region 14 will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church, Tabusintac, N.B. on November 14, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Everyone welcomed to share in this important event.

THE FIGHT for our lives, Rise Above Drug Addiction November 16, 9 AM – Noon at Point Church, 616 Wellington St. Speakers Dr. John McCann, Sgt. Lorri McEachern, Detox Nurse Darlene Ross and Andrew Vahi of Village of Hope.