Worship Service – Sunday, October 23rd at 10:30 a.m.

Order of Service

We continue our live broadcast this morning and 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.

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Words of Welcome & Territorial Acknowledgement

Prelude – Choral Prelude on “Liebster Jesu” (Blessed Jesus) J.S. Bach

Call to Worship

Hymn – #313 “O worship the King” Hanover

Opening Prayer & Assurance of Forgiveness

Hymn – #436 “God, we praise you for the morning”

Psalm 104 (translation provided by Michael Grand)

Sermon: “For the Love of Creation” – Jewish perspective with Michael Grand

About Michael Grand
Michael Grand, PhD, C.Psych holds the rank of professor emeritus in the Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology graduate program at the University of Guelph. He is the past president of the College of Psychologists of Ontario. He has been the president of Beth Isaiah Synagogue and participated in multifaith activities at the University and throughout the City of Guelph for four decades. One of his many hobbies is comparative Biblical translation. Currently, he is working his way through the challenges of the Books of the Prophets in ancient Hebrew.

Hymn – #339 Who made the earth and heaven


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Anthem – My eyes for beauty pine H. Howells

Prayers of the People

Hymn – #462 “All my hope on God is founded”


Postlude – Festal Flourish G. Jacob