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
Scripture – Genesis 9: 8 – 17 & Mark 1: 9 – 15 (CEB)
Sermon: “A Vulnerable God” (Redeeming Scripture, If It Can Be?! Series)
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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.
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”
Postlude – “Sortie” (Suite Liturgique) D. Bedard