September 10, 2017
SEPTEMBER 10, 2017 10:30 A.M.
MINISTER: The Rev. Dr. Andrew Human
The service begins with the prelude. The Congregation is invited to remain for the postlude.
GOD CALLS US TO WORSHIP
THE PRELUDE: Canon in D Johann Pachelbel
PROCESSIONAL HYMN: The Lord’s my light #11
CALL TO WORSHIP
PRAYER OF APPROACH
ASSURANCE OF PARDON
CONGREGATION’S LIFE & MINISTRY: ROBERT CERNICK – ELDER
MINISTRY OF MUSIC: Hymn Sing … starting with “Here I am, Lord” #589C
(NEW CELEBRATION HYMNAL)
GOD SPEAKS TO US
SCRIPTURES: Responsive Psalm Psalm 27
The Gloria Patri #613
The New Testament Romans 8:28-39
THE APOSTLE’S CREED #616
PROCLAMATION OF THE WORD
“God Cares …”
OUR RESPONSE TO GOD
PRAYER OF DEDICATION
CLOSING HYMN: There is a green hill far away #186
THE BENEDICTION AND CHORAL BLESSING “Go now in Peace“ Music by Don Besig
Words by Don Besig and Nancy Price
Go now in Peace, Never be afraid.
God will go with you each hour of every day.
Go now in Faith, steadfast, strong and true.
Know He will guide you in all you do.
Go now in love, and show you believe.
Reach out to others so all the world can see.
God will be there, watching from above.
Go now in Peace, in faith, and in love.
RECESSIONAL VOLUNTARY: Rondeau Jean-Joseph Mouret
Arr. Hal H. Hopson
(All hymns that are numbered in this bulletin are from the Book of Praise OR where the number ends with the letter “C”, the hymns are from the Celebration Hymnal. All other hymns are covered under our CCLI License #2975429.)
THE FLOWERS IN THE SANCTUARY TODAY are to the Glory of God and in loving memory of dear parents, Anne and Charlie Pert, dear sister Mina and dear sister-in-law Eleen, from the Pert Family.
GREETERS: Joan and Charlie Tricco
CUSTODIAN OF THE WORD: Hugh McKnight
BELL RINGER: John Fairweather
SOUND ENGINEERS: Peter Toller/Bob Clidero
CHURCH OFFICER: Hugh McKnight
COFFEE HOUR: Elder’s Group #5
Join with members, friends and families of St. Andrew’s at the Toronto Blue Jays – New York Yankees baseball game the afternoon of Saturday, September 23rd. Great reserved seats at a reduced group price of $47.50. Tickets are available while they last from the Fellowship Committee. Let’s play ball!
Anyone wishing to join the church is asked to notify the office or Dr. Human as we will have a formal recognition on Sunday, September 24th.
The following Elders have been approved by Session and will be ordained on Sunday, September 17th:
Susan O’Dowd, Susan Gilbey, Marie Van Barneveld, Denise Neuhaus, Elsie Berry, Debbie Scheffel, Margaret Hare and Simon Finch.
Sunshine Guild Time: 10:00 am
Location: Heather Room
Board of Managers Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Board Room
Kirk Session Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Heather Room
Evangel Hall Time: 8:30 am – 9:15 am
Location: Stavebank Door
SEPTEMBER 16th, 23rd
VBS 2017/Escuela Biblica de Vacaciones Time: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Location: St. Andrew’s Memorial Presb. Church
SEPTEMBER 18th, 25th
Craft Group Time: 10:00 am
Location: Heather Room
Blue Jays Game Time: Afternoon
Location: Rogers Centre
Twonie Lunch Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
We received a lovely arrangement of flowers last week from the Church. They were greatly appreciated and brightened our day!!
Dorothy and Owen Stephen
This Thursday, September 14th, is St. Andrew’s day to deliver to Evangel Hall in Toronto loaves of sandwiches, packages of cookies, fruit, toiletries and clothing. Please bring these items to the Church on Thursday by 9:15 so the delivery vehicle may leave at 9:30.
Please be sure to add your name, committee or volunteer position and your car make and licence plate number to the list on the sheet in the office or drop the information into the mailbox or email the information to Karen Barnaby at email@example.com
Board of Managers
The Compass is in great need of plastic shopping bags for use in the Market! Bags can be dropped off at the Compass, or collected with your church’s food donations. We would greatly appreciate anything you can provide us.
Join us for weekly Bible Study on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. in the Heather Room. Everyone is welcome whenever they wish. Enjoy a time of fellowship, lively discussion, and learning. We will be starting a session based on the Bible Book 1 Peter on Sept 21.
Find yourself at church a little early on a Sunday? Please feel free to join us in the board room for a time of reflection and prayer prior to our church service. We meet between 9:45 and 10:15. Please feel free and welcome to join us at any time while we are there. Should you have any prayer requests/prayers of thanksgiving you would like to share, please pass them on to Ida.
ST. ANDREW’S FULL COURSE COMMUNITY BREAKFAST
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7th 8:30 am to 11:00 am
Tickets $7.00 from the Fellowship Committee
Volunteers are needed to join the team serving and preparing breakfast.
Contact the Fellowship Committee if you are able to help.