Weekly Bulletins


Wolfe Island United Church

(Established 1886)

November 17, 2019

Welcome to Worship

Artwork created by Maggie Crothers

Minister: Elizabeth Amirault M. Div.
Musician: Robert Douglas


Wolfe Island United Church
November 17, 2019
(* indicates – standing, as able)

Words of Welcome
Announcements, Prayer Requests
Lighting of the Christ Candle
The Peace
Leader: The peace of Christ be with all of you
Response: And also with you.

* Hymn: “A Light is Gleaming”  VU 82

Call to Worship: (Responsively)
One: I see a new heaven and a new earth, the promise of God for all.
All: a re-creation of life, and death, and life beyond death.
One: a place, where the sound of weeping shall be no more.
All: and the sound of rejoicing echoes throughout.
One: A change will come, where we see beyond today.
All: Come, let us worship God!

Prayer of Approach (Unison)
Ever-present God, we come to you this morning seeking comfort, seeking answers, seeking peace. We pray that in this hour, we will find all of those things, and that we will become even more aware that you are with us always, in all places. Listening God, hear our prayers. Amen.

For the Youth Among us and Within us

* Hymn: “I See a New Heaven” VU 713

Scriptures:
First Testament: Isaiah 65:17-25
Gospel: Luke 21:5-19

* Hymn: “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing” VU 326

Sermon: “Caught in the Middle with You”     

* Sharing God’s Blessings: VU 542

* Offertory Prayer: (Unison)
Creator God, take these gifts of money that represent the fruits of our love for you, for our community, and for our congregation. Use these gifts as you use us to spread your message of love throughout the world. Amen.

Sung Prayer: “Lord, Listen to Your Children” VU 400

The Prayers of The People and the Lord’s Prayer

* Hymn: “To Show by Touch and Word”  VU 427

* Commissioning & Benediction.
* Choral Blessing: (inside front cover of Voices United)

Scripture Selections for Christ the King Sunday, November 24, 2019
Jeremiah 23:1-6
Luke 23:33-43
Sermon: “Be Not Afraid”


Announcements

If you need to contact Elizabeth Amirault you can call her cell phone at (343) 363-0754.  Her email address is Minister.WIUC@cogeco.ca.

Elizabeth will be on vacation from Monday, November 4 to Sunday, November 10 inclusive.  If you require pastoral care, please contact Rev. Gary Stokes at (613) 449-3935 or email stokesgw@gmail.com


Lunch Bunch
“Trip Around the World 2019”
Wednesdays beginning October 9 to November 27
11:30 a.m. – United Church Hall presentation starts at 12
Come join us!
Pack a Sandwich (or two)
and
Most Important-Pick up a Friend.
Dessert, Tea & Coffee provided
Hosted by the Wolfe Island United Church Women


Wolfe Island Holiday Village – November 29 to December 1, 2019
Friday – Tree lighting at Town Hall – Music at St. Margaret’s Hall
Saturday – Workshops at the Gallery, Gingerbread house competition and Karaoke at WIPP
Sunday – Makers Market 11-4pm; Wagon Rides; Photos with Santa
The Annual Wolfe Island Santa Clause Parade.


Advent Events
December 8 – Wolfe Island United Church Christmas Pageant – 4pm
December 15 – ‘Nine Lessons and Carols’ at Trinity Anglican Church
We require two volunteers to read lessons – 4pm
December 24 – Christmas Eve Communion Service