Order of Service – Sunday October 24, 2021 @ 10:30AM
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Prelude – “Plein Jeu” (Suite du premier ton ) D. Bedard
Introit – Psalm 34: 1 – 3
Refrain: F. Gingrich
Tone: J. Derkson
Call to Worship
Hymn – #18 “Through all the changing scenes of life” (vs. 1,2,4)
Opening Prayer & Assurance of Forgiveness
Time for Wonder and Curiosity
Scripture Reading: Genesis 22:1-19 (CEB)
Sermon: “Binding of Isaac” (Redeeming Scripture Series) with special guest, Michael Grand
Michael Grand, PhD, C.Psych holds the rank of professor emeritus in the Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology graduate program at the University of Guelph. He is the past president of the College of Psychologists of Ontario. He has been the president of Beth Isaiah Synagogue and participated in multifaith activities at the University and throughout the City of Guelph for four decades. One of his many hobbies is comparative Biblical translation. Currently, he is working his way through the challenges of understanding Isaiah in ancient Hebrew.
Hymn – #661 “We give thee bur thine own”
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Offertory – “Dialogue” ( Suite du premier ton ) D. Bedard
Prayers of the People
Hymn – #39 “God of mercy, God of grace”
Postlude – “Grand Jeu” (Suite du premier ton) D. Bedard