Worship by ZOOM – Sunday August 23, 2020

Order of Service – Sunday August 23, 2020 @ 10:30AM

As we prepare our hearts and minds for worship, I’d invite you listen to this song as a way of preparing for worship this morning.

“New Every Morning Is The Love”

Call to Worship

Special Musical Interlude

Opening Prayer

Scripture Reading – Matthew 16: 21 – 28 (NRSV)

Sermon: “Through COVID Eyes – This Must Never Happen”

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:


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.

If you’d like to make a donation to Presbyterian World Service and Development (PWS&D) you can do so here:


Responding to the Lebanon Crisis through PWS&D

Presbyterian World Service & Development is responding to the devastation in Lebanon as a result of the recent explosion in Beirut. The Canadian government is matching all donations at this time. You can donate online here:


You can also make a gift through your church, by mailing a cheque or by calling 1-800-619-7301 x291. Please mark your donation “Lebanon Crisis.”

CIBC Run for the Cure 2020 (Virtual) – October 4, 2020

We are encouraging our members and friends to support the RUN this year individually. If you are interested in supporting this year’s Run for the Cure, you can register here:


St. Andrew’s Guelph and Knox Guelph will join together again next year as “Presbyterians on the Run”!

Ayak Malou Sponsorship Support

Further to the announcements this week about Ayak Malou and her family’s Refugee Sponsorship Appeal, if you wish to make a pledge to be paid later or in monthly installments, please inform Rick McRonald (rickmcr [at] rogers [dot] com) so he can keep track of our progress.   

If you wish to make a one-time donation or begin a monthly installment, you can do one of the following:

  1. You can still mail cheques to:

St. Andrew’s Guelph, 161 Norfolk Street, Guelph, ON N1H 4J8

Mark your cheque “Ayak Malou Sponsorship”


  1. You can donate to St. Andrew’s through CanadaHelps


Select “family sponsorship  fund”


  1. PAR: You can contact Elaine Lilley (e.lilley1 [at] outlook [dot] com) to modify your PAR

Be sure to inform Elaine that the increase is for Ayak Malou support.

Feel free to contact Rick McRonald if you need further clarification.

Prayers of the People


After worship this morning, please enjoy this hymn.

“Hail! Thou Once Despised Jesus”