Worship Service for Sunday, June 12, 2022 in-person, on ZOOM & YouTube

Order of Service – Sunday June 12, 2022 @ 10:30AM

We continue our live broadcast this morning and we 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.

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Prelude – Prelude in E flat (Miniature Suite) – H. Willan

Territorial Acknowledgement

Call to Worship

Hymn – #291 Thou Whose Almighty Word – Moscow

Opening Prayer & Assurance of Forgiveness

ScripturePsalm 8 and John 1: 5 – 14

Sermon: Hearing the Silence After the Question

Welcome, Rev. Mark Gaskin

Mark Bennett Gaskin was born in Regina, Saskatchewan; however, when he was 5 years old, his mom and dad moved to Georgetown, Ontario – and Mark followed along. He received his elementary and secondary education in Georgetown; and, his post-secondary studies were at Trinity College and Knox College, (U of T). He received his Master of Divinity degree in May of 1984 and was appointed to a pastoral charge, in Prince Edward Island. In 1986, Mark convinced Kathy to marry him. Kathy and Mark have three grown children – and three grandchildren. After PEI, Mark served pastorates in Exeter, Brantford, and Cambridge. He recently retired as the minister of Westside Church. Mark enjoys cooking chili, making jam and deviled eggs, visiting Kathy’s family in Louisiana, taking photographs, reading the Globe and Mail, and watching any movie that has Tom Hanks in it.

Hymn – #526 Lift Up Your Hearts – Sing Hallelujah


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Offertory – Intermezzo (Miniature Suite) – H. Willan

Prayers of the People

Sacrament of Holy Communion

Communion Anthem – Jesu, The Very Thought of Thee – S. Lole

Hymn – #547 For the Bread Which We Have Broken – Omni Die


Choral Dismissal – God Be in My Head – c 1490, French – Arr. F.E.W. Gingrich

Postlude – Finale in E flat (Miniature Suite) – H. Willan