Worship for Sunday February 21, 2021 by ZOOM and YouTube

Order of Service – Sunday February 21, 2021 @ 10:30AM

We continue our live broadcast from the Sanctuary this morning. We remain closed to public worship. Rev. John, Fred, a soloist, 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 – “Amazing Grace”(arr. G. Young)

Call to Worship

Hymn – “We come to ask for forgiveness ” #201 (refrain, v 1&2, refrain)

Opening Prayer

Time for Wonder and Curiosity

Scripture Reading: Psalm 25: 1 – 10 (CEB)

“ZOOMerview with Kween from Guelph Black Heritage Society”

Guelph born and raised, University of Guelph Alumni, Valedictorian Graduate from the Randolph Academy for Performing Arts, Kween is living out her passions. She is a dance teacher, actor, singer, and advocate. She also owns The Kween Company @thekweencompany and Co-owns The Heels Academy @theheelsacademy, She teaches heels dance for adults, Soca/Dancehall/Afro at the University of Guelph, and runs one on ones for adults. During basketball off-season Kween is the team coordinator and choreographer for The Guelph Nighthawks Flight Crew @nighthawks.cebl. ⁣

Within the coloured communities, Kween advocates for the rights of African and Caribbean people, and continuously works on activism and mentorship for her Black community. Dedicated to Carnival, she helps to promote through Caribbean Dance and gives her time back into the high schools teaching dance and mentoring during Black History Month.

She currently is one of three holding an Artistic Residency with Guelph Dance 2020/2021 promoting BIPOC art through movement and dance. You can catch her monthly as host and community producer on Rogers Channel 20 with her show “Diverse and Converse” a BIPOC panel discussion. 

Kween is the leader of Guelph BLM Protest and the Executive Director and Community Engagement Coordinator for Guelph Black Heritage and is honoured to be a role model for her city.

Offertory – “There is a balm in Gilead”(arr. G. Sewell)

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

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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

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Prayers of the People

Hymn – “Who made the earth and the heaven” #339 (v. 1, 4, 6)

Blessing

Postlude – “Toccata on ‘Old – time religion‘” (arr. G. Young)