Mission Awareness Sunday by ZOOM (May 3, 2020)

The Rev. John Borthwick is on vacation starting Wednesday April 29 until Tuesday May 5. The Mission and Outreach Coordinating Committee and the Women’s Missionary Society traditionally plan and present the Mission Awareness Sunday service on the first Sunday in May. This year, they are pleased to share the service by ZOOM today. Our guest preacher is The Rev. Diane Boyd, minister of Rockwood Presbyterian Church.

Order of Service – Sunday May 3, 2020 @ 10:30AM

As you prepare your hearts for worship, you are invited to listen to these musical selections.

Lord, You Give the Great Commission
We’ve A Story To Tell The Nations

Opening Prayer

Prayer of Confession

Scripture Reading – Isaiah 52:13 – 53:12 & Acts 8: 26 – 40

Sermon – “What Can We Learn” by The Rev. Diane Boyd

Offering – You can still mail cheques to:

St. Andrew’s Guelph, 161 Norfolk Street, Guelph, ON N1H 4J8

Or you can donate to St. Andrew’s through CanadaHelps:

https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/128975471RR0001-st-andrews-presbyterian-church/

If you’d like to make a donation to Presbyterian World Service and Development (PWS&D) you can do so here:

https://www.gifttool.com/donations/Donate?ID=2034&AID=2463

And if you are looking for assistance or want to help, check out this community based website for more information:

www.guelphcoronavirus.ca

The Mission and Outreach Coordinating Committee (MOCC) is encouraging us to donate towards the following (if you don’t want to donate online, you can always mail cheques to St. Andrew’s indicating where you’d like your donation to be directed on the memo line):

The Saturday Night Suppers (Royal City Mission). On Saturday May 9, members of the MOCC will be purchasing items in support of that evening’s meal. You are encouraged, if able, to make a donation to St. Andrew’s MOCC in support of this or to Royal City Mission directly. A donation to them can be made here:

https://www.royalcitymission.ca/donate.html

The Ecumenical Campus Ministry‘s request to support International Students at The University of Guelph. To donate to the Highest Priority Fund, visit www.uoguelph.ca/giving

Chalmers Community Services Centre (CCSC) as they continue to support our most vulnerable citizens. To donate, visit Chalmers Donation Online

Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition (GNSC)‘s Emergency Food Fund that seeks to support the North End Harvest Market and the various Neighbourhood pantries. To donate, visit GNSC Donation Online and select EMERGENCY FOOD FUND.

The Drop-In Centre, collaborating with other community partners, continues to care for our homeless population. To donate, visit Drop-In Centre Donation Online

Prayers of the People

Presentation of Robe to The Rev. Diane Boyd

 On behalf of St. Andrew’s Guelph to celebrate Diane’s Ordination and Induction into Rockwood Presbyterian Church.

Benediction

After worship this morning, you are invited to watch this clip.

I Walked Today Where Jesus Walked