Order of Service – Sunday February 6, 2022 @ 10:30AM
We continue our live broadcast this morning online. There will be no in-person attendance for the time being. We are broadcasting live from the sanctuary and will seek to have no more than 10 people in the sanctuary on Sundays (Rev. John, Fred, Choir members, and Tech Team). We will continue to follow all directions from the Government and our Public Health Unit as things change. Thank you for your patience and understanding through these challenging times. Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this morning’s service.
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Prelude – “Prelude” (G. Jullien)
Call to Worship
Hymn – #659 “King of glory” (Gwalchmai)
Opening Prayer & Assurance of Forgiveness
Time for Wonder and Curiosity
Scripture – Proverbs 8: 1 – 4 (CEB)
Sermon: “Rev. John on Stools with Brian Carwana, Encounter World Religions”
Interfaith Harmony Week
Guest: Brian Carwana, Encounter World Religions
In recognition of Interfaith Harmony Week, we are delighted to welcome Brian Carwana, Executive Director of Encounter World Religions to a ZOOMerview with Rev. John.
Brian left a business career to follow a passion for studying the world’s religions. He speaks to thousands annually in North America including police officers, NGOs, health care workers, educators, students and the general public. Brian is a sought-after expert in religious traditions and in religious and cultural diversity. In addition to teaching, he brings people to Hindu temples, Wiccan covens, Rasta shops, and Islamic mosques (amongst many others) and has deep and long relationships with religious leaders in many traditions. Encounter’s programs have reached over 100,000 people and the Centre was recognized as a Gift of Service to the World by the Parliament of World Religions. Brian is teaching an upcoming online series called Religion: The Big Questions. For more information visit worldreligions.ca or ReligionsGeek.com.
Hymn – #739 “Lord, make us servants of your peace” (Otterspoor)
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Offertory – Musette (M. Corrette)
Prayers of the People
Hymn – #726 “May the God of hope” (Canto de Esperanza)
Postlude – “Gugue” (little clavier book) (M. Corette)