The Church of St. Andrew & St. David

A congregation of The United Church of Canada

164 Germain St., Saint John NB E2L 2G3                                 Phone: 634-3092

Website: standrewstdavid.ca                                                                   Fax: 633-1319

Facebook: The Church of St. Andrew & St. David

                                                                                                                        E-Mail: thekirk@nbnet.nb.ca

We are a caring community which struggles to be Christ-like and

address needs in the community because God loves us and we want to

share that love with others.

 

Worship Leaders: Mrs. Erica Lane

Organist & Choir Director: Mr. John Higgins

Scripture Reader: Rose Gauvin

 

15th Sunday after Pentecost

September 17, 2017

*Indicates standing if able

 

Prelude

 

Welcome and Announcements

 

*Introit:

As we come today to worship You,

Lord, we give ourselves to worship You

With our thoughts, with our words, with our lives, with our love

We worship, we worship You.

 

*Call To Worship:

L: When the tides of fear seem to overwhelm us, we cry out….
P: Lord, come to us and lead us to paths of safety!
L: When we feel lost and alone and we wonder if anyone cares about

us, we cry out….
P: Lord, come and heal our wounded spirits!
L: When turbulence within and without seem to threaten us, we cry

out….
P: Lord, bring us peace. AMEN.

 

 

*Hymn: All Hail the Power of jesus' Name VU 334

 

Prayer of Approach:

Creator God, we glimpse your beauty in setting sun, mountain top, eagle’s wing. We sense your power in thunder crash, lightning flash and ocean’s roar. Powerful God we praise you. Precious Jesus, we see your love stretched out upon a cruel cross. We stand in awe at your sacrifice, pure love poured out for humankind. Holy Spirit, we see your power in lives transformed, hearts on fire. Be with us now as we listen for your still, small voice, comforting, guiding, calling. Amen

 

Minute For Mission

 

Offertory Hymn: All things Bright and Beautiful VU 291

 

*Offertory Prayer

 

Hearing & Receiving of God's Holy Word

Scripture Readings: Matthew 10: 1-8, 16-31

Responsive Reading: Psalm 27 VU 754

1 Peter 1: 1-6

 

Anthem: Listen with Your Heart Choir

Sermon: “His Eye Is On The Sparrow”

 

Candles of Joy and Concern

 

Prayers of the People

 

 

 

 

 

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*Hymn: His Eye Is on the Sparrow (see page 2 insert)

 

*Benediction

 

*Benediction Response:

As we came today to worship You

We will live this week to worship You

With our thoughts, with our words, with our lives, with our love

We worship, we worship You.

 

Postlude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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