Worship Service for March 27, 2022 on ZOOM & YouTube

Order of Service – Sunday March 27, 2022 @ 10:30AM

We continue our live broadcast this morning and we are excited to welcome in-person worshipers into the Sanctuary (with socially distanced seating). Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this morning’s service both online and in-person.

Join us on our St. Andrew’s Guelph YouTube Channel and select the live service, and remember to invite your friends and families. You can also join us via Zoom by following the link in your Friday or Sunday morning email. If you’d like to begin receiving our weekly emails you can sign up here.


Prelude – “Brother James’ Air” (arr. N. Rawsthorne)

Call to Worship

Hymn –  #205 “O love, how deep, how broad, how high”  Puer Nobis Nascitur

Opening Prayer & Assurance of Forgiveness

Time for Wonder and Curiosity

ScriptureMatthew 15: 21 – 28 (CEB)

Sermon: “Was Jesus a Racist?” (Redeeming Scripture, If It Can Be?! series)

Hymn – #720 “Our cities cry to you, O God”  The Third Tune

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

Click Here to Donate to St. Andrew’s via Canada Helps here.

You are also invited to sign up for Pre-Authorized Remittance (PAR). Instead of using offering envelopes or giving online, you can set up a regular donation through your financial institution. To learn more, click here.

Presbyterians Sharing is how we support our denomination as a whole. Your gifts the variety of missions and ministries that The Presbyterian Church in Canada supports throughout Canada. It also ensures that we are well resources by our National Office staff.

If you are able, the MOCC would encourage you to consider donating to Presbyterians SharingYou can do so by clicking here. (Make sure that you indicate that you are from St. Andrew’s Guelph on the online form in order for it to count towards our commitment)

Or you can make a donation directly to Presbyterians Sharing through St. Andrew’s Guelph. Please mark your donation: Presbyterians Sharing.

We are making a difference TOGETHER.

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


Offertory -“Two Versets on ‘Love Divine’”  (arr. N. Rawsthorne)

Prayers of the People

Hymn – #685 “How firm a foundation”  St. Denio

Blessing

Postlude – “Postlude”  (N. Rawsthorne)

Worship Service for March 20, 2022 on ZOOM & YouTube

Order of Service – Sunday March 20, 2022 @ 10:30AM

We continue our live broadcast this morning and we are excited to welcome in-person worshipers into the Sanctuary (with socially distanced seating). Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this morning’s service both online and in-person.

Join us on our St. Andrew’s Guelph YouTube Channel and select the live service, and remember to invite your friends and families. You can also join us via Zoom by following the link in your Friday or Sunday morning email. If you’d like to begin receiving our weekly emails you can sign up here.


Prelude – Soliloquy (H. Willan)

Call to Worship

Hymn –  #202 “We lay our broken world” (Gorelochside)

Opening Prayer & Assurance of Forgiveness

Time for Wonder and Curiosity

Scripture1 John 4: 7 – 21 (CEB)

Sermon: “Locking Up Penal Substitutionary Atonement” (Redeeming Scripture, If It Can Be?!)

Hymn – #722 “Lord, whose love” (Beach Spring)

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

Click Here to Donate to St. Andrew’s via Canada Helps here.

You are also invited to sign up for Pre-Authorized Remittance (PAR). Instead of using offering envelopes or giving online, you can set up a regular donation through your financial institution. To learn more, click here.

Presbyterians Sharing is how we support our denomination as a whole. Your gifts the variety of missions and ministries that The Presbyterian Church in Canada supports throughout Canada. It also ensures that we are well resources by our National Office staff.

If you are able, the MOCC would encourage you to consider donating to Presbyterians SharingYou can do so by clicking here. (Make sure that you indicate that you are from St. Andrew’s Guelph on the online form in order for it to count towards our commitment)

Or you can make a donation directly to Presbyterians Sharing through St. Andrew’s Guelph. Please mark your donation: Presbyterians Sharing.

We are making a difference TOGETHER.

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


The invasion of Ukraine has created a humanitarian crisis. This devastating conflict has already displaced hundreds of thousands of people. The most urgent needs are for food, water and shelter.

To help respond quickly to the escalating situation, PWS&D is receiving donations for Ukraine. As a member of ACT Alliance and Canadian Foodgrains Bank, we are well placed to provide urgently needed food and non-food support.

Donate Here


Anthem – “Cause me to hear” (Psalm 143:8-10)

Prayers of the People

Hymn – #744 “Will your anchor hold”

Blessing

Postlude – Voluntary (H. Cuthbert)

Worship Service for March 13, 2022 on ZOOM & YouTube

Order of Service – Sunday March 13, 2022 @ 10:30AM

We continue our live broadcast this morning and we are excited to welcome in-person worshipers into the Sanctuary (with socially distanced seating). Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this morning’s service both online and in-person.

Join us on our St. Andrew’s Guelph YouTube Channel and select the live service, and remember to invite your friends and families. You can also join us via Zoom by following the link in your Friday or Sunday morning email. If you’d like to begin receiving our weekly emails you can sign up here.



Prelude – Chorale Prelude on “If thou but suffer God to guide thee”  (setting 1)   

Call to Worship – PWS&D Lenten Liturgy – LENT II

Hymn –  #331 “The God of Abraham praise” (Leoni)

Opening Prayer & Assurance of Forgiveness

Time for Wonder and Curiosity

ScriptureGenesis 6: 1 – 4 & Numbers 13: 31 – 33 (CEB)

Sermon: “It’s the Nephilim, Grasshopper” (Redeeming Scripture, If It Can Be?! Series)

Hymn – #297  “O love that casts out fear”  (Quam Dilecta #198)

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

Click Here to Donate to St. Andrew’s via Canada Helps here.

You are also invited to sign up for Pre-Authorized Remittance (PAR). Instead of using offering envelopes or giving online, you can set up a regular donation through your financial institution. To learn more, click here.

Presbyterians Sharing is how we support our denomination as a whole. Your gifts the variety of missions and ministries that The Presbyterian Church in Canada supports throughout Canada. It also ensures that we are well resources by our National Office staff.

If you are able, the MOCC would encourage you to consider donating to Presbyterians SharingYou can do so by clicking here. (Make sure that you indicate that you are from St. Andrew’s Guelph on the online form in order for it to count towards our commitment)

Or you can make a donation directly to Presbyterians Sharing through St. Andrew’s Guelph. Please mark your donation: Presbyterians Sharing.

We are making a difference TOGETHER.

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


Every day, in Guelph and across Ontario people struggle to make ends meet, often having to choose between the most basic needs like paying rent or buying food to eat. Now, Meridian Credit Union, Chalmers Community Services Centre and OHL Hockey’s Guelph Storm are joining forces to fight food insecurity in our communities — and you can make a difference.

How you can help:

  • Buy and pick up your $20 ticket to the March 25, 2022, Guelph Storm vs. Kitchener Rangers game at your Guelph, Waterloo or Cambridge branches – all proceeds go to Chalmers Community Services Centre.
  • Please bring non-perishable goods to the game — like canned tomatoes, pasta sauce, canned chickpeas and kidney beans, as well as diapers.

Get your tickets today at Meridian’s Guelph, Waterloo or Cambridge branches!

The invasion of Ukraine has created a humanitarian crisis. This devastating conflict has already displaced hundreds of thousands of people. The most urgent needs are for food, water and shelter.

To help respond quickly to the escalating situation, PWS&D is receiving donations for Ukraine. As a member of ACT Alliance and Canadian Foodgrains Bank, we are well placed to provide urgently needed food and non-food support.

Donate Here


Offertory – “Trust” (a medley of hymns) arr. A. Whitworth

Prayers of the People

Hymn – #689  “Simply trusting” (Trusting Jesus)

Blessing

Postlude – Chorale Prelude on “If thou but suffer God to guide thee”  (setting II) J.S. Bach

Worship Service for March 6, 2022 on ZOOM & YouTube

Order of Service – Sunday March 6, 2022 @ 10:30AM

We continue our live broadcast this morning and we are excited to welcome in-person worshipers into the Sanctuary (with socially distanced seating). Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this morning’s service both online and in-person.

Join us on our St. Andrew’s Guelph YouTube Channel and select the live service, and remember to invite your friends and families. You can also join us via Zoom by following the link in your Friday or Sunday morning email. If you’d like to begin receiving our weekly emails you can sign up here.


It is Communion Sunday! If you are joining us in-person, you will receive a pre-filled communion cup upon entry. If you are on ZOOM or YouTube, we would encourage you to plan to have bread and beverage like substances available when it comes time for the Sacrament so that you can share in the joyous feast that our LORD provides. Jesus makes the ordinary things – holy!


Prelude – Chorale Prelude on “Kilmarnock” (arr. A. Floyd)

Call to Worship – PWS&D Lenten Insert (Responsive)

Hymn –  #194 “Come let us to the Lord our God”

Opening Prayer & Assurance of Forgiveness

Time for Wonder and Curiosity

ScriptureGenesis 9: 8 – 17 & Mark 1: 9 – 15 (CEB)

Sermon: “A Vulnerable God” (Redeeming Scripture, If It Can Be?! Series)

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

Click Here to Donate to St. Andrew’s via Canada Helps here.

You are also invited to sign up for Pre-Authorized Remittance (PAR). Instead of using offering envelopes or giving online, you can set up a regular donation through your financial institution. To learn more, click here.

Presbyterians Sharing is how we support our denomination as a whole. Your gifts the variety of missions and ministries that The Presbyterian Church in Canada supports throughout Canada. It also ensures that we are well resources by our National Office staff.

If you are able, the MOCC would encourage you to consider donating to Presbyterians SharingYou can do so by clicking here. (Make sure that you indicate that you are from St. Andrew’s Guelph on the online form in order for it to count towards our commitment)

Or you can make a donation directly to Presbyterians Sharing through St. Andrew’s Guelph. Please mark your donation: Presbyterians Sharing.

We are making a difference TOGETHER.

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


The invasion of Ukraine has created a humanitarian crisis. This devastating conflict has already displaced hundreds of thousands of people. The most urgent needs are for food, water and shelter.

To help respond quickly to the escalating situation, PWS&D is receiving donations for Ukraine. As a member of ACT Alliance and Canadian Foodgrains Bank, we are well placed to provide urgently needed food and non-food support.

Donate Here


Prayers of the People

Hymn – #524 “We come as guests invited”

The Sacrament of Holy Communion

Choral Communion Setting: “Missa Brevis”

Communion Motet – “O taste and see”

Hymn – #549 For the bread which you have broken”

Blessing

Postlude – “Sortie” (Suite Liturgique) D. Bedard