October 19 , 2014 @ 10:00 am

October 19th, 2014 @ 10:00 am
Welcome to our Service this Morning
Clergy: Rev. Bob Thompson, 519-426-8496, cell: 519-427-6616
V.A.M. – Joan Willis – 905-776-2798
V.A.M. – Rev. Bryan Melick
Pianist: Joan Houser
****Please stand if you are able****
Piano Prelude: Please allow for Spiritual Meditation time in
preparation of the service.
We are called to worship by our Church Bell
We light the Christ Candle
AThe flame of the Christ Candle symbolizes Christ as the Light of
the world and God=s presence in the midst of the Church and our [email protected]
Sung response:
VU #679
Let there be light.
Let there be understanding.
Let all the people praise God.
Hallowed be God=s name.
Call to Worship:
Blessed are those who gather in God’s house.
We come to worship and praise the one who gives us life.
Blessed are those who speak the truth of our Lord.
We come with open hearts and minds to be filled with God’s truth.
Blessed are those who humble themselves and pray to God.
Bless us this day, O Lord!
Prayer of Approach: see back of bulletin
***Hymn: “Now Thank We All Our God”
VU # 236
Welcome & Announcements: Our Work Ministry & Sharing Time
Time with the Children
SERVICE OF THE WORD
Approach to Scripture
Break now the bread of life, dear Lord, to me
as once you broke the loaves beside the sea,,
Beyond the sacred page I seek you, Lord;
my spirit waits for you, O living Word....
VU # 501
RESPONSIVE READING: Psalm 107
SCRIPTURE READING: Mark 8: 27 - 30
VU # 831
***Hymn: “The Church Is Wherever God’s People”
VU # 579
Sermon: “A Modern Look at the Creeds”
Offering
During the presentation of our offerings, our prayer concerns will be brought
forward to be placed on the Communion Table.
Offertory Hymn:
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow
Praise Jesus Christ and In God grow,
Praise to the Holy Spirit give,
that we with God in Love may live.
Pastoral Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer
Hymn: “ The Church’s One Foundation”
(tune # 331) - (words #332)
VU # 332
Commissioning & Benediction
***Parting Blessing
Go now in PEACE, never be afraid.
God will go with you each hour of ev=ry day,
Go now in FAITH, steadfast, strong and true,
know God will guide you in all you do.
Go now in LOVE, and show you believe,
reach out to others so all the world can see.
God will be there watching from above.
Go now in PEACE, in FAITH, and in LOVE.
Amen, Amen, Amen.
ANNOUNCEMENTS - MINISTRY, WORK AND WITNESS
We sincerely welcome you to our service of worship this morning and pray that you might
experience the presence of Jesus Christ. If you are visiting, we hope you feel welcome. Please
introduce yourself to Rev. Bob or a member of the South Cayuga Community Church congregation.
Happy 50th Anniversary to Keith & Edna Richardson!
There will be a cake served during the coffee hour after the service. Join the family in this
special celebration.
As a gesture for Thanksgiving and for each Sunday to Christmas, we are asking the
congregation to bring healthy food items to be given to the Dunnville Salvation Army Food
Bank for distribution. Items that would be appreciated at this time are: boxed cereal, canned
meat, canned vegetables, soups, pasta and sauce, pancake mix and syrup. If you wish to give
fresh vegetables they can accept squash, bags of potatoes or onions.
Tuesday, Oct. 21st: 7:30 - 9:00 pm: Rev. Bob is planning another study for the fall. The study
is based on the book “Christianity after Religion” by Diana Butler Bass. The book theme is
“A Reflection on Faith in our lifetime.” The first session looks at the question “who Christ really
is for us today”?
The session is in three parts. A look at our book, special CD presentation with Dr. Butler Bass
and time for discussion. If you could bring a toonie ($2.00) each week as that will cover the cost
of the books.
Please leave your name on a sheet in the office as books are being ordered for all
participants in the study.
Friday, Oct. 24th @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm: All kids of all ages are invited to join us at South Cayuga
Community Church for a Halloween party. Sr. Fun Zone have plans for some pretty spooky
activities, so COME IF YOU DARE!!!!!
Sunday, Oct. 26th @ 9 a,m, - Fund Raising Committtee Meeting to finalize plans for Nov.
1/2014 Fund Raiser. PLEASE NOTE TIME!!!
Saturday, Nov. 1st @ 12:30: Fall Feast & Fabulous Musical Event.
Dinner will be served at 12:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall followed by entertainment by Deb
Misener Jones who is an accomplished vocalist, yodeler and guitarist. She also plays the
Alpine Bells. The tickets are $25.00 for the whole event but if you can only come for the
entertainment which will be at 2:00 pm, there are tickets available for $15.00. Check out the
poster on the Community Wall for all the information. Tickets are available from Linda Simons.
PLEASE CHECK LIST ON BULLETIN BOARD FOR DONATIONS FOR DINNER…THANK
YOU!
Sunday, Nov. 2nd – Sunday School have planned a Goody Bag Bake Sale for Coffee
Hour..The children will have the bags of baked goods available for $5.00 and $10.00. Buy a bag
to share or take it home to enjoy during the week!
Wednesday, Nov. 19th – Men’s Club with coffee @ 6:30 p.m. and meal @ 7 p.m. Tickets are
$12.00 and available today.
Prayer Cycle for the Churches in Hamilton Conference:
Our prayer focus is for Bridgeport United Church in Waterloo Presbytery. The Congregation, a
former EUB (Evangelical United Brethren) church, celebrates its 136th Anniversary this year. On
the website we read: “In our church family we celebrate God’s gift of life
with worship, fellowship and service. We grow and learn together through our Christian
Education programs for children, teenagers
and adults. As Christians we seek peace and justice in our church, community and world.”
Check the calendar for any new announcements.