Weekly Bulletins

Wolfe Island United Church

(Established 1886)

February 9, 2020
Welcome to Worship

Artwork created by Maggie Crothers

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

Wolfe Island United Church
February 9, 2020
(* 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: “Arise, Your Light is Come”                                 VU 79

Call to Worship: (Responsively)
One: In the sermon on the mount, Jesus invites us to be salt and light.
All: We gather to absorb the “light and salt” faith that God clearly has placed in us.
One: God calls us the light of the world and the salt of the earth.
All: And God sends us forth to shine so brightly that others can see their way through chaos and challenges.
One: Come, you who are salt of the earth and light of the world
All: We come to be energized in worship today.

Prayer of Approach: (Unison)
Holy One, Faithful One, Loving One, we come together today to find you, to be embraced by you, and to be filled with your holy presence. We are honoured to be welcomed in this house, amazed that you love us and humbled that you call us your children. Help us to open our hearts and minds to receive your love today and always. Amen.

For the Youth Among us and Within us

* Hymn: “This Is God’s Wondrous World”                       VU 296

First Testament: Isaiah 58:9b-12
Gospel: Matthew 5:12-20

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

Sermon: “Salt, Light and Love”      

* Sharing God’s Blessings: VU 542

* Offertory Prayer: (Unison)
Take these gifts we offer today, O God, and sprinkle them with the salt of your love. Being seasoned by the Spirit, may they be used to promote your will in our community and the world around us. Amen.

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

The Prayers of The People and the Lord’s Prayer

* Hymn: “We Are Marching”                                             VU 646

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

Scripture Selections for Sunday, February 16, 2020
Deuteronomy 30:15-20
Matthew 5:21-37
Sermon: “With a Bit of Provocation”


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.