Announcements/ Upcoming Events.

 

  • : Every Monday from 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. @ Willis United Church.  Bring your lunch and stay to work on sewing projects.
  • Coffee Hour at Richwood United Church on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011 served before the morning service at 9:15 a.m.
  • On behalf of Gwen Stott, and the Cambridge Centre for the Arts, thank you to all the ladies at Monday Coffee Time who knitted the blankets together.  This was a wonderful act of kindness.  Much appreciated.
  • M & P Committee Meeting:  Since the Annual Meetings of both Richwood and Willis take place in late January, the M & P Committee will not need to meet in January.  Call Gwen Stott should you have any concerns at 519-463-5316.

  • Health Walk Starts Dec 7 Tuesday and Fridays from 9:30 –11:30 a.m. at St. Francis School Gym.
  • Jan 27, 2011 Richwood Annual Meeting at Richwood United Church at 7:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 1, Official Board Meeting at Willis United Church at 7:30 p.m.

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Our Mission

We firmly believe there are a need and a place for God in our lives, in our community and our world. We welcome everyone to joyfully worship in an open, warm and secure environment and offer them the opportunity to share the fellowship of an active church.

 

Worship

Sunday January 23,2011

 

“The people living in darkness have seen a great light…”

Matthew 4: 16

______________________________

Minister:           Rev. Dr. Eloi Gunn

Email:               This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website:            www.drumbo-richwood.ca

Organist:           Sarah Harrington

The United Church of Canada

Drumbo-Richwood Pastoral Charge

P.O. Box 97, Drumbo, ON, N0J 1G0

Tel: Cell: 519-463-5325     Office: 519-463-5222

___________________________________

* indicates the congregation can stand as able

WELCOME

Lighting of the Christ Candle

One:    Christ is our Light

All:      Thanks be to God

 

*INVOCATION

Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty (VU 315, vs. 1)

 

*CALL TO WORSHIP

One:    We are called together in a spirit of gladness for the presence of God within, and among us lifts the shadows of gloom.

All:      The light of Christ shines on us.

One:    The lights of Christmas flicker and fade but the gift of God’s love will never grow dim for a Great Light has drawn near.

All:      The light of Christ shines on us.

One:    The love of God grows every time we give it away and our joy increases; we are like happy people at a feast.

All:      The light of Christ shines on us.

 

PRAYER OF APPROACH

 

*Hymn VU #  585 Jesus Bids Us Shine

 

PRAYER OF CONFESSION

Right:  Jesus proclaimed: Repent; turn back to God, so the way       of God can be made real within you.

Left:     When we speak with words that dismiss others and cause division instead of greater understanding, give light to your vision within us, O God.

Right:  Repent; turn back to God, so the way of God can be made real within you.

Left:     When we take more than our share of resources, and others must bear the burden, give light to your vision within us, O God.

Right:  Repent; turn back to God, so the way of God can be made real within you.

Left:     When we treat others with disrespect or judgment, or when we simply ignore them; give light to your vision within us, O God.

Right:  Repent; turn back to God, so the way of God can made real within you.

Left:     When we know that you are calling us and we choose not to follow, give light to your vision within us, O God.

 

ASSURANCE OF PARDON

One:    Let us repent; turn back to God, so the way of God can be made real within us.  As we turn and follow the vision of God before us, we experience the liberating joy of living in God’s way.

All:      Thanks be to God.

ANTHEM

 

CHILDREN’S TIME/CHILDREN AT HEART

WE LISTEN TO GOD’S WORD

SCRIPTURE:             Isaiah 9: 1-4  Page 638

Psalm VU 27 Page 754-755

1 Corinthians 1: 10-18 Page 1052

Matthew 4: 12-23 Page 891 & 892

MESSAGE:   “Called Together”

*Hymn VU #  649 Walk with Me

 

WE RESPOND TO GOD’S WORD

OFFERING AND OFFERTORY

“All things come of Thee, O Lord, and Thine own have we given Thee.” 1 Chronicles 29:14b

OFFERTORY PRAYER

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

ANNOUNCEMENTS

*Hymn VU #  402 We Are One

BENEDICTION

CHORAL AMEN

Announcements/ Upcoming Events.

 

·         The Minister’s Coffee Time: Every Monday from 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. @ Willis United Church.  Bring your lunch and stay to work on sewing projects.

·         Coffee Hour at Richwood United Church on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011 served before the morning service at 9:15 a.m.

·         On behalf of Gwen Stott, and the Cambridge Centre for the Arts, thank you to all the ladies at Monday Coffee Time who knitted the blankets together.  This was a wonderful act of kindness.  Much appreciated.

·         M & P Committee Meeting:  Since the Annual Meetings of both Richwood and Willis take place in late January, the M & P Committee will not need to meet in January.  Call Gwen Stott should you have any concerns at 519-463-5316.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

·         Health Walk Starts Dec 7 Tuesday and Fridays from 9:30 –11:30 a.m. at St. Francis School Gym.

·         Jan 27, 2011 Richwood Annual Meeting at Richwood United Church at 7:30 p.m.

·         Feb. 1, Official Board Meeting at Willis United Church at 7:30 p.m.

 

 

 

_____________________________________________

Our Mission

We firmly believe there are a need and a place for God in our lives, in our community and our world. We welcome everyone to joyfully worship in an open, warm and secure environment and offer them the opportunity to share the fellowship of an active church.

 

 Worship 

Sunday January 23,2011

 

 

 

 

 

“The people living in darkness have seen a great light…”

                                       

Matthew 4: 16

 

 

       ______________________________

Minister:           Rev. Dr. Eloi Gunn

Email:               This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website:            www.drumbo-richwood.ca 

Organist:           Sarah Harrington

The United Church of Canada

Drumbo-Richwood Pastoral Charge

P.O. Box 97, Drumbo, ON, N0J 1G0

Tel: Cell: 519-463-5325     Office: 519-463-5222

___________________________________

* indicates the congregation can stand as able 

WELCOME

 

Lighting of the Christ Candle

One:    Christ is our Light

All:      Thanks be to God 

 

*INVOCATION

Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty (VU 315, vs. 1)

 

*CALL TO WORSHIP

One:    We are called together in a spirit of gladness for the presence of God within, and among us lifts the shadows of gloom.

All:      The light of Christ shines on us.

One:    The lights of Christmas flicker and fade but the gift of God’s love will never grow dim for a Great Light has drawn near.

All:      The light of Christ shines on us.

One:    The love of God grows every time we give it away and our joy increases; we are like happy people at a feast.

All:      The light of Christ shines on us.     

             

PRAYER OF APPROACH

 

*Hymn VU #  585 Jesus Bids Us Shine    

 

PRAYER OF CONFESSION

Right:  Jesus proclaimed: Repent; turn back to God, so the way       of God can be made real within you.

Left:     When we speak with words that dismiss others and cause division instead of greater understanding, give light to your vision within us, O God.

Right:  Repent; turn back to God, so the way of God can be made real within you.

Left:     When we take more than our share of resources, and others must bear the burden, give light to your vision within us, O God.

Right:  Repent; turn back to God, so the way of God can be made real within you.

Left:     When we treat others with disrespect or judgment, or when we simply ignore them; give light to your vision within us, O God.

Right:  Repent; turn back to God, so the way of God can made real within you.

Left:     When we know that you are calling us and we choose not to follow, give light to your vision within us, O God.

 

ASSURANCE OF PARDON

One:    Let us repent; turn back to God, so the way of God can be made real within us.  As we turn and follow the vision of God before us, we experience the liberating joy of living in God’s way.

All:      Thanks be to God.

 

ANTHEM

 

CHILDREN’S TIME/CHILDREN AT HEART

 

WE LISTEN TO GOD’S WORD 

SCRIPTURE:             Isaiah 9: 1-4  Page 638

                                    Psalm VU 27 Page 754-755

                                    1 Corinthians 1: 10-18 Page 1052

                                    Matthew 4: 12-23 Page 891 & 892                

 

MESSAGE:   “Called Together”       

 

*Hymn VU #  649 Walk with Me

           

WE RESPOND TO GOD’S WORD 

OFFERING AND OFFERTORY

All things come of Thee, O Lord, and Thine own have we given Thee.” 1 Chronicles 29:14b 

OFFERTORY PRAYER

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

ANNOUNCEMENTS

*Hymn VU #  402 We Are One

BENEDICTION

CHORAL AMEN

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