Weekly Bulletins


Wolfe Island United Church

(Established 1886)

September 22, 2019

Welcome to Worship

Artwork created by Maggie Crothers

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


Wolfe Island United Church
September 22, 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: “Praise, My Soul, the God of Heaven” VU 240

Call to Worship: (Responsively)
One: Come in awe of God’s creation; let us rejoice together today.
All: We consider all the gifts of God’s tapestry.
One: We honour all living beings to the east, south, west, and north.
All: We honour all directions of the Creator’s handiwork.
O
ne: On the seventh day, God saw that it was good and rested.
All: We, too, rest today in the goodness of creation, as we worship together.

Prayer of Approach: (Unison)
Generous God, you call us to make the world a better place.
We ask for answers; you give us the curiosity to seek them.
We ask for truth; you give us the humbleness to accept it.
We ask for fairness; you give us the empathy to notice it.
We ask for solutions; you give us a reflection to find it.
We ask for hope; you give us persistence. May we use these gifts to make the world a better place.  Amen

For the Youth Among us and Within us

* Hymn: “Jesus Bids us Shine” VU 585

Scriptures:
First Testament: Jeremiah 8:18-9:1
Gospel: Luke 14:1-13

* Hymn: “I Feel the Winds of God” VU 625

Sermon: “The Children of This Age are More Shrewd!” 

* Sharing God’s Blessings: VU 542

* Offertory Prayer: (Unison)
Gracious God, we bring our offering today, knowing that you will use it as you see fit, here and throughout the world.  Extend and multiply its reach and influence, we pray.  May it be a great blessing to many.  Amen.

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

The Prayers of The People and the Lord’s Prayer

* Hymn: “Just as I Am” VU 508

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


Scripture Selections for Sunday September 29, 2019
Jeremiah 32:1-3am 6-15
Luke 16:19-31
Sermon: “Prophetic Imagination”


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.

We need someone to supervise the children during Sunday School time this fall and winter.  It will only require attending with the children, all preparation is done by Elizabeth.  If you know of anyone who might want the position, please have them contact Margaret Pyke, Chair of Ministry and Personnel.


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


Mark it on your calendar! 
The Annual Turkey Supper will be on Saturday, October 26, 2019