Amazing this floor held up the rad.
In September, Rev. John will be starting a sermon series on the Acts of the Apostles. In Acts, Jesus sends his followers out into the world to bear witness to the ways in which they’ve seen God at work both in their lives and in the world around them. For some of them, they were witnesses to the Resurrection of Jesus. But it didn’t stop there – as they lived their lives seeking to follow Jesus they were witness to resurrection happening again and again in different ways, sometimes personally and at other times in the lives of people who’d given up all hope. Because the good news is that #ResurrectionHappens, and we are invited to share our story with the world. Those early followers weren’t asked to be persuasive or compelling. Instead, God simply asked them to go tell the stories of what they’d seen and experienced. As they did, incredible things began to happen. One story led to another and another, opening up a world of endless possibility.
So, what’s your story? How have you been witness to resurrection happening in your own life? Where has resurrection happened in the lives of those known to you? Where have you witnessed God moving in this or that place? When did it seem by all accounts that the story was over but God turned the page and wrote a whole new chapter?
I’d love to have you share your stories with me (firstname.lastname@example.org), and with your permission, I will share some of your stories with our St Andrew’s community as we start our Acts adventure. I treasure the opportunity to bear witness to the stories of God you share. #ResurrectionHappens
Call to Worship / Hymn 328 / Prayer of Confession / Psalm 113 / “Summer Reruns: God stoops down” / Hymn 73 / Prayers of the People / Hymn 592 / Benediction
Call to Woship / O Canada / Hymn 313 / Prayer of Confession / Psalm 1 / “Summer Reruns: Drinking Deeply from the Psalms: Orientation – Two Roads and a Tree” / Hymn 1 / Prayers of the People / Hymn 410 / Benediction Organist – Mark Garlough
Remember to bring in eggs and cheese for Chalmers Community Services Centre on the second Sunday of the month. Please put your donations in the fridge in the kitchen only.
The results are in for our first congregational survey from March/April 2018. Read the results here.
Call to Worship / Hymn 304 / Prayer of Confession / Psalm 133 / 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 / Hymn 507 / “Our Heart is Wide Open to You” / Hymn 759 / Solo – “All of These” / Prayers of the People / Hymn 769 / Benediction