St. James & St. John United Church
556 King George Hwy, Miramichi, NB, E1V 1N3, 506-622-1598
Email: stjjuc@nbnet.nb.ca
Website: 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

SEPTEMBER 27, 2020

WORSHIP LEADERS
Minister Rev. Alice
Greeters Tony & Chris Sturgeon
Counters Carl & Alice Farris
Sound Tec. David Watling

ANNOUNCEMENTS

GREETING AND WELCOME

CALL TO WORSHIP
This morning, God,
we want everything to be for your glory.
We want our thoughts, our words, our songs,
our church, our community,
our resources, our time,
our lives all to be for you.
Everything ours is yours,
and we come together to declare this to be so,
on this Sunday, your holy day.
Bless our time together with your holy presence. Amen.

OPENING PRAYER

MINISTRY OF THE WORD
Old Testament Reading; Isaiah 55:10-11
Gospel Reading; Mark 4:1-9
Epistle Reading; 2 Corinthians 9:6-15

This is the word of the Lord
Thanks be to God!

SPECIAL MUSIC “In His Time”
Soloist, Kathleen Geurts
Reader, Kathy Buckley
Pianist, Judy Lavigne
Recorded in 1999
CCLI Song # 25981
Diane Ball
© 1978 CCCM Music (Admin. by Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc.
Universal Music – Brentwood Benson Publishing
CCLI License # 1787821

MESSAGE Harvest & Climate Change – Part One

PASTORAL PRAYER

LORD’S PRAYER

OFFERING INVITATION
Lord, in these strange and unprecedented times, we are thankful that we are able to gather to worship You in our church. We are blessed that we are able to give to the work of Your church, Your life-giving ministry. The offering may be placed in the plates as you enter or as you leave today.

DEDICATION
We give thanks for all we have received, O God: gifts of love and time, money and abilities. Into these offering plates and into this place, we return a portion of these gifts. Bless those who receive them, just as we are blessed in the act of sharing them. Amen.

BENEDICTION

POSTLUDE Recording by David Bunnell

Day Time Service/Event
Sunday 9:00 AM Worship at Maple Glen
11:00 AM Worship at St. James & St. John
Monday 6:00 PM Prince Place Board Meeting at Church Centre
Wednesday 7 :00 PM Rick’s Country Jamboree at Church Centre
Saturday 3:30-5:30 Take Out Fall Supper

Upcoming This Week

What’s Up at St. James and St. John?

FALL SUPPER – We will be having a Take-Out only, Roast Beef Supper on Saturday, October 3rd, 3:30 – 5:30 PM; includes roast beef, potatoes, gravy, turnips, carrots, roll and pie. There are two options for pickup: the front doors, 556 King George Hwy or drive thru (enter Henry Street and drive to the back of the church centre; someone will be there to direct traffic and take your ticket(s). Once you receive your supper(s), you will be directed to exit Regent Street). Tickets are: adults $15, children under 12, $7 and will be available at the Church Office and Brookdale Flower Shop. All tickets will be pre-sold in advance and must be purchased by this Tuesday, September 29th.

PRINCE PLACE BOARD MEETING – There will be a meeting for the Prince Place Board of Directors tomorrow evening, September 28, at the Church Centre at 6:00 PM

BIBLE STUDY – A Fall bible study will begin on Tuesday, October 6th, at the church, at 7:00 PM. This thought-provoking study will be done presented through video followed by discussion. Please join us as we explore our faith in these unsettling times.

COFFEE & CHAT – will begin on Thursday, October 8th in the lounge.

MAPLE GLEN UNITED CHURCH – services will begin in Maple Glen on October 4th.

What’s Up in the Community?

BAKED HADDOCK & BAKED POTATO SUPPER – will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church, (take-out) on Wednesday, September 30th from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. The menu will be baked haddock, potato, peas, coleslaw and your choice of chocolate zucchini cake or lemon/lime cake. Tickets are $15.00 each and are available at the church office 773-9932. (100 pre-sold tickets)

REMEMBRANCE DAY DINNER – Miramichi Folksong Festival is hosting its annual Remembrance Day Dinner with a Take out, November 8th,. Pick up: 3pm to 6pm at the Beaverbrook Kin Centre. Tickets are $20.00, includes stuffed chicken breast, potatoes, gravy, vegetable, roll, chocolate or white cake with boiled frosting. Menu caters to gluten free, vegetarian and diabetic. There are 200 tickets available and must be purchased in advance, on or before Oct. 30th by calling Susan at 622-1780 or email susanbutler@xplornet.com. Masks are required and physical distance maintained. State what time you would like to