Worship Outline � Sunday, June 10 � 2012 by MfT85YYG

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									               Saint James United Church                                                   DATES TO REMEMBER
                          September 2, 2012                               Sept. 2   10:30 a.m. Morning Worship
            120 Chapel St. Woodstock, N.B. E7M1H1                                   10:30 a.m. Sunday School
    Phone: 328-6114 Fax: 324-9349 Evenings: 328-3198                                11:30 a.m. Coffee, Tea and Fellowship
Email: stjames@nb.aibn.com Website: saintjamesunited.ca
                                                                          Sept. 5    7:00 p.m. Senior Choir
Minister: Rev. Debra Baker        Minister’s Office: 328-3191
Organist: Amy Anderson           C.D. Coordinator: Joan Hall              Sept. 6    2:00 p.m. Unit 5
Admin. Assist: Mary Wheelan
                                                                          Sept. 7    Coffee and Discussion
Ushers: Jolene Caverhill, Mary Dimock, Ron Murray
Reader: Kaye Shearer
                                                                          Sept. 9   10:30 a.m. Morning Worship
                                                                                           .   Sunday School & Registration
                Welcome all visitors and their families who may be
                                                                                    11:30 a.m. Coffee, Tea and Fellowship
                   worshipping with us this morning. We pray that
                   you will feel at home here at Saint James and that
                   you will feel the presence of God’s Holy Spirit as
we worship. After the service please introduce yourself to Rev.
Debra, sign our guest book at the back of the sanctuary and join us                              MISSION STATEMENT
for coffee, tea and fellowship in the board room.

                     st                                                           The congregation of Saint James United Church
                  1 Sunday in Creation
                What is Creation Saying to Us?                            strives to be a welcoming, caring, committed family of
                                                                          people from all ages and walks of life who come together
                             WE GATHER                                    in fellowship with each other and our Creator God.
                                                                                  We endeavour to respect each other’s differences
Thought: While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also
obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and                  and abilities, to follow the way of Jesus, and to be open to
everything else are also God’s creation. Maya Angelou                     the work of the Holy Spirit in us and through us, for the
                                                                          ultimate enrichment of our faith, our community and our
Introit                   #291 – All Things Bright and Beautiful (vs.1)
                                                                          world.
             Congregational Prayer List                      Call to Worship        (excerpts of Psalm 148)
                                                             Praise the Lord from the earth,
                                                             you sea monsters and all deeps,
      If you, a friend or family member would like           fire and hail, snow and frost,
               to be remembered in prayer,                   stormy wind fulfilling his command!
          please let us know at the church office.                  Mountains and all hills,
                                                                    fruit trees and all cedars!
                                                                    Wild animals and all cattle,
                                                                    creeping things and flying birds!
                     MEMORIALS
                                                             Kings of the earth and all peoples,
A donation has been made to the General Fund in loving       princes and all rulers of the earth!
memory of sister, Phyllis Partington and brother Lorne       Young men and women alike,
                                                             old and young together!
Steeves by Geneva McCordick.
                                                             Let them praise the name of the Lord!
A donation has been made to the Youth Camp in loving
memory of brother, James Briggs from Marg and Doug Arnold.   Opening prayer
                                                             O Spirit, you hear our sighs and groans, the sadness that weighs
                                                             us down when our lives are heavy and the world is in pain.
A donation has been made to the Youth Camp in loving
                                                             Inspire us by the delights of your creation. Lift our hearts like
memory of Reg Lindsey by Roy and Thelma MacNally.            the wind in the trees, the birds that soar, and the ascending hills.
                                                             Amen.
A donation has been made to the General Fund in loving       Opening Hymn #409 – Morning Has Broken
memory of Reg Lindsey and Dot McBride by Nancy Kinney
                                                             Prayer of confession
                                                             O Author of the Universe:
A donation has been made to the Kirk Cemetery Fund in        how often in the midst of our busyness,
loving memory of Betty Leeming by Florence Kidney and        our getting and spending,
family.                                                      our planning and delivering,
                                                             we find ourselves tired and listless.
                                                             We have lost a sense of joy in your presence
                                                             and gratitude for the simple beauty of Earth.
                                                             Remove the dullness of our minds,
                                                             and awaken us again to delight in you throughout creation.
                                                             Amen.

                                                             (Pause for a period of silent prayer.)
Words of forgiveness                                              Offering Prayer
Behold: there is a new heaven, a new earth                        Knowing the abundance of our lives we bring gifts of
and a new city, where the river of life flows,                    thankfulness, asking that they be blessed even as you, O God
where the tree of life bears fruit in every season.               blessed the hillsides of Galilee with your presence making holy
This heaven, this city, this river, this tree are a vision        the ordinary things of life. Amen.
of your life reborn, restored, and renewed.
       Thanks be to God! Amen.                                    Written by Pat Milliken. Worship for All Seasons II, Year B, page 274. Used with
                                                                  permission.

             WE LISTEN FOR THE WORD OF GOD
                                                                  Prayers of the people & the Lord’s Prayer
Anthem                                                            Closing Hymn                 #713 – I See a New Heaven
                                                                  Blessing & Sending Forth
Scripture       Isaiah 55:12-56:2
                Psalm 148, VU#871
                Revelation 22:1-5                                 Choral Benediction                     #884 – You Shall Go Out with Joy

Message         Delight in Me!

Hymn            #307 – Touch the Earth Lightly
                                                                  AUDIO TAPES OF THE SERVICES Just a reminder
Minute for Mission                                                that the Sunday Services are taped and if you know of
                                                                  anyone who might like to have a copy, please let Mary
Stewardship second:
                                                                  know in the office and we will copy as needed.
Our lives should be lived in such a way as to be a testimony to
      the fact that God is first in the life of the believer.
                                                                  DEDICATION OF BULLETINS                  If you would like
Announcements                                                     to donate a particular Sunday’s bulletins in memory of a
                                                                  loved one or in celebration of a special event, please
Presentation of the Offering                                      contact Mary at the church office – 328-6114. The cost is
                                                                  approximately $ 25.00 per week.
Offertory                                                                You may also purchase More Voices Hymn Books
        What can I do? What can I bring?                          for the sanctuary as a memorial in loving memory of a
        What can I say? What can I sing?
        I’ll sing with joy. I’ll say a prayer.                    loved one. The cost is $18.00 per book.
        I’ll bring my love. I’ll do my share.
FAMILY FUN DAY SPONSORED BY ST. GERTRUDE’S                                           ANNOUNCEMENTS
CHURCH      Sunday , Sept. 9, 2012 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
            At O’Toole Gallery, Grafton.                                        SUNDAY SCHOOL REGISTRATION

Games and activities for all ages - tots to adult.
                                                                             Sunday, September 9, 2012 10:30 a.m.
Mini Golf, Mr. Balloon Man, Wagon Rides, Soccer, Hockey,
Bean Bag Toss, Conk the Crow,
Tug of War, Penguin Fish Fling, Face Painting, Bounce Zone,
                                                                                      Service 10:30 a.m.
Crafts.                                                                               Outside Fun 10:45
Plus Hot dogs, Sausage, Corn, Pop, Water (Canteen)
Admittance $5.00 each, $25.00 per Family (Under 2 years,               Registration & Family Scavenger Hunt 11:30 a.m.
Free)                                                                               Hope to see you There!

FROM BOARD OF STEWARDS                                              GOSPEL CONCERT SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2012
                                                                            7:00 P.M. FEATURING: “PARTONS”
                     General Fund
                                                                                   EVERYONE WELCOME!
             Actual          Budget              Surplus
                                                                         A FREEWILL OFFERING WILL BE COLLECTED.
            Donations                             (Deficit)
                                                                            PROCEEDS TO SANCTUARY HOUSE
July/August $ 16,190         $ 22,500            $ (6310)

                                                                    SEPTEMBER IS BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS MONTH!
Year          $ 78,466          $ 90,000         $ (11,534)
                                                                                       Let’s Get Involved!!
                                                                    Unlocking a child’s true potential creates a future where
                      PAR PROGRAM                                   anything is possible…start something! Being a Big Brother,
        We currently have 53 families on the Par Program. This is   Big Sister, Big couple or an in School Mentor volunteer is
a great way to contribute to your church’s monthly activities and   about being a friend and someone to look up to. It’s about
maintenance costs. For further information, please contact Mary     hanging out, talking and sharing with many similes along the
at the church office.                                               way. It’s about making one child feel very special. And you’ll
                                                                    feel pretty great too. Every child needs a mentor to share
                 SEE BULLETIN BOARD                                 with, talk to or confide in. Whether it’s playing sports,
                                                                    learning a new craft or just goofing around, you’ll make a big
                                                                    difference in each other’s life. You’ll both be forever changed
Summer Classes---River Valley Wellness Centre
                                                                    by the experience. Start something:
          Vini-Yoga Classes
          Men’s Retreat Sept. 21-23                                       Call Big Brothers Big Sister of Carleton York today
                                                                                   @ 328-2094 or bbbscy@nb.aibn.com
          Parton’s Concert Sept. 21
                                                                            Congregational Prayer List
                 DATES TO REMEMBER
Sept. 2   10:30 a.m. Morning Worship                                 If you, a friend or family member would like
          10:30 a.m. Sunday School                                            to be remembered in prayer,
          11:30 a.m. Coffee, Tea and Fellowship                          please let us know at the church office.

Sept. 5    7:00 p.m. Senior Choir

Sept. 6    2:00 p.m. Unit 5                                                         MEMORIALS
Sept. 7    Coffee and Discussion
                                                               A donation has been made to the General Fund in loving
                                                               memory of sister, Phyllis Partington and brother Lorne
Sept. 9   10:30 a.m. Morning Worship
                                                               Steeves by Geneva McCordick.
                 . Sunday School & Registration
          11:30 a.m. Coffee, Tea and Fellowship
                                                               A donation has been made to the Youth Camp in loving
                                                               memory of brother, James Briggs from Marg and Doug Arnold.

                                                               A donation has been made to the Youth Camp in loving
                       MISSION STATEMENT                       memory of Reg Lindsey by Roy and Thelma MacNally.

                                                               A donation has been made to the General Fund in loving
        The congregation of Saint James United Church          memory of Reg Lindsey and Dot McBride by Nancy Kinney
strives to be a welcoming, caring, committed family of
people from all ages and walks of life who come together       A donation has been made to the Kirk Cemetery Fund in
                                                               loving memory of Betty Leeming by Florence Kidney and
in fellowship with each other and our Creator God.
                                                               family.
        We endeavour to respect each other’s differences
and abilities, to follow the way of Jesus, and to be open to
the work of the Holy Spirit in us and through us, for the
ultimate enrichment of our faith, our community and our
world.

								
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