St. Andrew’s United Church
60 Athabasca Street East, Moose Jaw, SK, S6H 0L2
Telephone: 306-692-0533*E-mail: email@example.com
Minister: Rev. Jim Tenford *Music Director: Karen Purdy
Welcome to Sunday Morning Worship
April 21st, 2019 * 10:30 am; Easter Sunday Celebration
“St. Andrew’s United Church is a progressive worshiping community
dedicated to spiritual growth, caring, and inclusivity that is providing
outreach to the community and the world”
Large print bulletins available for those with visual and audio difficulties. Please see a greeter for a copy.
Leader reads plain text; people respond at bold text.
*Congregation please stand, as each is able at the places marked *.
Words of Welcome, Introduction of Guests & Minute Speak
Congratulations to you, May the dear Lord bless you
May God’s special blessing, Descend upon you.
Lighting of the Christ Candle
Call to Worship:
May the love of God be with you all,
And also with you.
Christ is alive!
He is alive indeed!
Christ is risen!
He is risen indeed!
The stone has been rolled away;
The path to new life has been cleared!
The grave cloths have been discarded;
And we cloth ourselves in glorious, holy life!
The realm of God has come near,
Life found in a grave, liberation from one oppressed, and joy from one who suffered!
*Hymn: VU# 155 “Jesus Christ Is Risen Today”
God of rebirth, we come together in this community to give thanks for the unquenchable spirit of life – the spirit that was a part of your son Jesus and that is a part of us. We give thanks for the opportunity that we are given each day of our lives to be reborn into something greater than we were before. Bless our gathering and bless us as we wipe the tears from our eyes, roll away the stone, and celebrate the risen Christ – Easter is here!
We pray to you who is our mother and our father who art in heaven hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us, and lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil; for thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory, forever and ever. Amen.
Time with God’s Children
*Hymn: VU#412 “This is the Day”
Isaiah 65: 17-25 (Pew Bible page no.561 )
The prophet’s vision of a new heaven and earth.
Choir Anthem: “How Beautiful”
Scripture Reading: Luke 24:1-12 (Pew Bible Page #787)
The women who accompanied Jesus through his
ministry go to the tomb.
These are our words from scripture,
May God bless our understanding. Amen
*Hymn: VU# 158 “Christ Is Alive”
Minute for Mission
Call to Offering
Offering Hymn: VU#958 “Halle, Halle, Halle”
Halle, halle, hallelujah
Halle, halle, hallelujah
Halle, halle, hallelujah
Prayers of the People
*Hymn: VU#166 “Joy Comes with the Dawn”
Blessing and Sending
Welcome Guests & Visitors
St. Andrew’s United Church is always pleased to welcome our guests & visitors. After the service, please join us in the Lounge & Court for fellowship & refreshments.
Notes of Thanks
Thank you to everyone who participated in today’s worship service.
Our Thanks to Vicki Talock for sponsoring this Sunday’s worship bulletin cover.
Special Notice: Please remember that St. Andrew’s United is “Scent-Free”.
Prayer requests for this week from the Conference Office:
Spirit of Hope (Foote-Copeland, Wynyard)
Springwater (Kelfield, Ruthilda)
Narthex Mail Boxes
There are a few mail boxes with mail. Please empty your mail bin as we will be updated the boxes in early May. To ensure you have a mail bin when the boxes are updated please contact the office or leave a note in the offering plate with your name with a note requesting a mail box. Thank you so much.
Sunday, April 21st, to 28th , 2019
|Sun||Apr. 21st||10:30a||Easter Celebration Service
Reader: Karen Mundt
|Mon||Apr. 21st||Easter Monday – Office Closed|
|Tues||Apr. 22nd||9:00a||K J Quilters|
|Wed||Apr. 23rd||10:00a||Bible Study|
|Sun||Apr. 28th||10:30a||Worship & Sunday School
Reader: Cathy Forester
Easter Week: April 23rd to 26th, 2019
Rev. Jim Tenford and Donna Merrifield will be away this week.
The office hours will be as follows:
Date Morning 9-noon Afternoon 1-3
Tuesday April 22nd Closed Open
Wednesday Apr. 23rd Open Open
Thursday, Apr. 24th Open Open
Friday, Apr. 25th Open Open
Thank you so much to those who have volunteered to cover the office while Rev. Jim and I are away. Donna Merrifield
Announcements from Minto United
- Chinese Fortune Supper; April 28th, 6pm, Tickets $15.
Call Linda at 306-694-1209 for tickets
- Butterfly Tea & Bake Sale, Minto UCW
Wed., May 8th, 2p to 3:30p; Admission $ 5.00
Announcements from Zion United
Annual Salad Buffet:
Wednesday, May 1, from 11:30a to 1:00p.
Limit of 100 tickets, Available in the office for $10.
Church Internet Information
Church office e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Minister’s e-mail: email@example.com
Web Site: http://standrewsmoosejaw.ca