Worship for Sunday December 20, 2020 by ZOOM and YouTube

Order of Service – Sunday December 20, 2020 @ 10:30AM

Today we will be broadcasting from the Sanctuary and Rev. John’s home. We remain closed to public worship. Peter is running our broadcast from the Church while Rev. John is at home today.

We are now able to livestream (broadcast) via YouTube each Sunday. You don’t need a link like ZOOM. Just visit our St. Andrew’s Guelph YouTube Channel and select the live service. Thanks to our Tech Team for making this further option available. You can now invite your friends and families to our YouTube channel instead of worrying about ZOOM links.

Prelude – Carols for Christmastide (a medley sung by our choir)

The Lighting of the Advent Wreath – The Angels’ Candle

Carol – “Hope is a star” (#159) (v. 4)

Opening Prayer

Lessons and Carols for Christmastide

Reading: The birth of Jesus is foretold Luke 1:26-38 (NRSV)

Carol: “The angel Gabriel” (Basque traditional)

Reading: The birth of Jesus Luke 2:1-7 (NRSV)

Carol: “Away in a manger” (arr. I. Bevell)

Reading: The shepherds and the angels Luke 2:8-20 (NRSV)

Carol: “Come, behold the King” African Spiritual (are. Frombach/Lantz III)

Reading: Visit of the Magi Matthew 2:1-11 (NRSV)

Carol: “Rejoice and be merry” (English traditional)

Readings: The Word became flesh John 1:1-14 (NRSV)

Carol: “O come all ye faithful” (v. 1,2,5) Adests Fideles

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

Donate to St. Andrew’s via Canada Helps here:

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

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 Sharing. You can do so here: https://www.gifttool.com/donations/Donate?ID=2034&AID=2428
(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 here:

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

Prayers of the People

Carol – “See amid the winter’s snow” (v. 1, 2, 5)

Blessing

Postlude – “In Dulci Jubilo” (J.S. Bach)

Worship for Sunday December 13, 2020 by ZOOM and YouTube

Order of Service – Sunday December 13, 2020 @ 10:30AM

We continue our live broadcast from the Sanctuary this morning. We remain closed to public worship. Rev. John, Fred, and our Tech Team are present this morning.

We are now able to livestream (broadcast) via YouTube each Sunday. You don’t need a link like ZOOM. Just visit our St. Andrew’s Guelph YouTube Channel and select the live service. Thanks to our Tech Team for making this further option available. You can now invite your friends and families to our YouTube channel instead of worrying about ZOOM links.

*Prelude – Intonation on “People Look East” (W. Wold)

Introit – “Hope is a star” (v.3) (Moonbeams)

The Lighting of the Advent Wreath – The Shepherds’ Candle

*Carol – “Oh come, all ye faithful” (#159) (v. 1, 4, &5)

Opening Prayer

Scripture Reading – Luke 2: 1 – 20 (NRSV)

FEATURING THE PREMIERE OF “The Nativity with Nativities”

Carol – “Go tell it on the mountain”

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

Donate to St. Andrew’s via Canada Helps here:

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

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 Sharing. You can do so here: https://www.gifttool.com/donations/Donate?ID=2034&AID=2428
(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 here:

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

Special Musical Interlude – “Il est Nee” (He is born) (oboe: Mary Robison) (arr. F.E.W. Gingrich)

Prayers of the People

Carol – “Joy to the World” (v. 1 & 4)

Blessing

*Postlude – “Joy to the World” (arr. D. Hustad)

Worship for Sunday December 6, 2020 by ZOOM and YouTube

Order of Service – Sunday December 6, 2020 @ 10:30AM

We continue our live broadcast from the Sanctuary this morning. We remain closed to public worship. Rev. John, Fred, our Scripture Reader, and our Tech Team are present this morning.

TODAY we will be celebrating the Sacrament of Holy Communion. You are invited as we share in this joyous feast to have a bread like and beverage like substance at your side when we partake together. Taste and see that the LORD is good!

We are now able to livestream (broadcast) via YouTube each Sunday. You don’t need a link like ZOOM. Just visit our St. Andrew’s Guelph YouTube Channel and select the live service. Thanks to our Tech Team for making this further option available. You can now invite your friends and families to our YouTube channel instead of worrying about ZOOM links.

*Prelude – Meditation on “Of the Father’s love begotten” (arr. J. Southbridge)

Introit – “Hope is a star” (Moon Beams)

The Lighting of the Advent Wreath – The Bethlehem Candle

*Hymn – “Hark the glad sound”

Opening Prayer

Scripture Reading – Isaiah 40: 1 – 11 (NRSV)

Sermon: “What Shall I Cry?”

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

Donate to St. Andrew’s via Canada Helps here:

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

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 Sharing. You can do so here: https://www.gifttool.com/donations/Donate?ID=2034&AID=2428
(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 here:

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

Prayers of the People

The Sacrament of Holy Communion (Responses will appear on the screen)

Post-Communion Anthem – “Let all mortal flesh keep silence”

*Hymn – “There’s a voice in the wilderness crying”

Benediction

*Postlude – “Ascension”

Today’s Choir Members:

Soprano: Muriel Clemmer, Carol Hawken

Alto:  Christine Cousins,  Sharon Duff

Tenor:  Mark Garlough,  Lenny Muth

Bass:   Rick McRonald,  Henry Muth

Worship Service for Sunday November 29, 2020 by ZOOM and YouTube

Order of Service – Sunday November 29, 2020 @ 10:30AM

We continue our live broadcast from the Sanctuary this morning. We remain closed to public worship. Rev. John, Fred, our Scripture Reader, and our Tech Team are present this morning.

We are now able to livestream (broadcast) via YouTube each Sunday. You don’t need a link like ZOOM. Just visit our St. Andrew’s Guelph YouTube Channel and select the live service. Thanks to our Tech Team for making this further option available. You can now invite your friends and families to our YouTube channel instead of worrying about ZOOM links.

*Prelude – “O come, O come Emmanuel” (arr. R. E. Schram)

Introit – “Hope is a star” (Moon Beams)

The Lighting of the Advent Wreath – The Prophets’ Candle

*Hymn“O come, O come Emmanuel” (v. 1, 3, 6, 7)

Opening Prayer

Scripture Reading – Isaiah 2: 1 – 5 (NRSV)

Sermon: “Walk in his paths”

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

Donate to St. Andrew’s via Canada Helps here:

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

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 Sharing. You can do so here: https://www.gifttool.com/donations/Donate?ID=2034&AID=2428
(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 here:

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

MOCC reminds the congregation to consider the Chalmers Christmas Gift Bag Campaign. More information can be found here: http://standrewsguelph.com/2020/10/23/chalmers-christmas-gift-bag-campaign/

Welcome to NEW MEMBERS of St. Andrew’s Guelph: Dallas Green, Mike O’Halloran and Lisa Stearns.

*Special Musical Interlude – “Come, Thou long-expected Jesus” (arr. R.E. Schram)

Prayers of the People

*Hymn – “Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding”

Benediction

*Postlude – Choral Prelude on “Sleepers Wake  (J. S. Bach)

Today’s Choir Members:

Soprano: Muriel Clemmer, Carol Hawken

Alto:  Christine Cousins,  Sharon Duff

Tenor:  Mark Garlough,  Lenny Muth

Bass:   Rick McRonald,  Henry Muth