Order of Worship

WESTMINSER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

13,140 Monk Blvd., Pierrefonds QC H8Z 1T6

Phone 514-626-2982

Interim Moderator: Rev. Dr. Dan Shute

Music Director: Mr. Chris Tauchner cell 514-791-5397

Children &Youth Ministries Coordinator:

Mr. Nathan Cherry tel. 450-424-8313

10:30 a.m. ORDER OF SERVICE August 31, 2014

Prelude

We approach God

Responsive Call to Worship:

L: One thing I asked of the Lord,

C: that I will seek after:

L: to live in the house of the Lord

C: all the days of my life,

L: to behold the beauty of the Lord,

C: and to inquire in his temple.

Psalm 27:4 NRSV

*Hymn #84 “I joyed when to the house of God”

Prayers of adoration and confession. Lord’s prayer

*Assurance of forgiveness and passing of the peace

Announcements

We listen to Gods word

Children’s time – Ivan Boivin

*Hymn #471 “We are one in the Spirit”

Scripture reading: John 2: 13-25 page 93

Sermon: “Churchless churches?”

We respond

*Hymn #64 “Be still and know”

Pastoral prayer

Offering, *Doxology and Prayer of Dedication

God sends us out into the world

*Hymn #482 “Christ is made the sure foundation”

*Charge and Benediction

*“Go now in peace” (inside back cover of hymnbook)

* congregation standing

Welcome to everyone worshipping with us this morning. Visitors are encouraged to sign the guest book in the vestibule, leaving a contact number or address. All are invited to remain for tea, coffee and conversation following the service.

The Rev. Dr. Dan Shute, our Interim Moderator, is leading our worship service this morning. Mr. Chad Linsley is our musician today.

Our Youth Group meets Fridays 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more information speak with Nathan Cherry.

Christian Education Committee will meet next Sunday after the morning service.

Our Monday afternoon Bible Study will resume on September 15th at 1 p.m. New members welcome. Speak with Dan De Silva for more information.

We will celebrate Holy Communion on Sunday, September 21.

Harvest Thanksgiving Pot Luck Supper on Saturday, October 11th. Mark the date on your calendar now. Sign-up sheet available soon.

(Further announcements on insert.)

Mission Update: God is at work in Edmonton’s inner city.Presbyterians Sharing helps Edmonton Urban Native Ministry support Native people in Edmonton’s inner city. Local congregations host a weekly Sunday worship service, followed by a fellowship meal. Weekly Tae Kwon Do classes and an annual Vacation Bible School provide healthy activities for children and youth. Four days a week the ministry’s drop-in centre offers hot meals, a food and clothing bank, the use of computers, a phone\fax service and bus tickets. With help, support and prayer, Harold was able to find sobriety and stability in his life and is now one of the most helpful volunteers at the centre. “This is evidence of God’s work,” says the Rev. Sungill Tin Choi, the ministry’s director.

We ask that you do not wear perfume when you come to church as there are people in the congregation who have an allergic reaction to scent. Thank you for your understanding.

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