Order of Service – Sunday May 29, 2022 @ 10:30AM
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Prelude – Pastorale on “Darwall” (Arr. J. Vandertuin)
Call to Worship
Hymn – #265 Hail the Day That Sees Christ Rise
Opening Prayer & Assurance of Forgiveness
Scripture – John 15 9-17 – Reader: Anne Holman
Sermon: Joy, Love, Friends
Welcome Rev. Darrell Clarke
Darrell Clarke is the father of two daughters Stephanie age 25 and Lindsay age 13. He has been married for 33 years to Olive. He is currently the Clerk of the Presbytery of waterloo-Wellington and director of social enterprise at the Mennonite Central Committee in Kitchener. Prior to that Darrell was the minister at Doon Presbyterian Church from 2013-2019 and before that Darrell had a twenty plus career in the private sector including President and CEO of the Canadian Stewardship Association and a former vice president with |Sears Canada. His hobbies are baking, jigsaw puzzles, other creative activities and a practitioner of mindfulness.
Hymn – #273 Jesus, Our Mighty Lord
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Anthem – Now Glad of Heart (German, 16th Century)
Prayers of the People
Hymn – #267 Rejoice the Lord is King
Postlude – Toccata on “Darwall’s 148th” (Arr. J. Enns)