OCTOBER 15, 2017

Preacher:  Reverend Alice Szemők

Music Ministry:  Nancy Russell and Joann Lynch

Greeters:  Willard and Ellen MacKay

Counters:  Penne Buckley and Grace LeFloch

Technical support: Earle Howe, Edward Gilks, David Watling

Today’s Service

(* Indicates when to stand, if you are able.)

PRELUDE

GREETING

CALL TO WORSHIP

This is the day that the Lord has made!

Let us rejoice and be glad in it!

This is a day of new beginnings!

This is a time for growing into new disciples for Jesus.

Come, let us prepare ourselves for worship

Let us be prepared for service to God. Amen.

* HYMN #376 “Spirit of the Living God”

ANNOUNCEMENTS

OPENING PRAYER

* HYMN # 374 “Come and Find the Quiet Centre”

PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION

Eternal God, your Spirit inspired those who wrote the Bible and enlightens us to hear your Word fresh each day. Help us to rely always on your promises in Scripture. Amen

SCRIPTURE Joshua 6:1-5

SOLO  Joann Lynch

SERMON ‘New Beginning’

PASTORAL PRAYER

LORD’S PRAYER

* OFFERING HYMN # 542

DEDICATION

Loving God, Bless what we offer to you on these plates and within our hearts, O Lord – that it may worthy of the example we have received – we ask it in Jesus’ name.  Amen.

BENEDICTION

* CLOSING HYMN “God Says”

BIBLE VERSE TO MEMORIZE THIS WEEK

“But he brought us out from there to bring us in…” (Deuteronomy 6:23)