Sunday November 11, 2012 Remembrance Sunday

Sunday  November 11, 2012

  Remembrance Sunday

God Invites Us to Worship

The “Pic Ups” Lead us in singing

Welcome

Life and Work of the Church Family

Pass The Peace

Lighting of the Christ Candle

Call to Worship:

Hymn:  VU #405  “New Every Morning”

Prayer of Approach:  (unison)

Holy God, on this day of remembrance may we give thanks

As we remember sacrifice and destruction,

As we pray for wisdom,

As we hope for a world of Peace and Justice.

Amen

Kidz Sing   “I Am A Promise”

                  Directed by Jeanne Smith

Time With the Children:

A Moment of Remembrance

Reading of the Honour Roll

Last Post

Minute of Silence

Reveille

In Flanders fields  (Unison)

In Flanders Fields the poppies blow

Between the crosses, row on row,

That mark our place; and in the sky

The larks still bravely singing, fly

Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the dead.  Short days ago

We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,

Loved and were loved, and now we lie

In Flanders Fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe;

To you from failing hands we throw

The torch; be yours to hold it high.

If ye break faith with us who die

We shall not sleep, though poppies grow

In Flanders Fields.        - John McCrae

The Scriptures Speak to Us

Anthem:  “I Have A Dream”

              Words and Music be Mary Donnelly

                               Arr. By George L.O. Strid

Hebrew Scripture:  Joel1:2-3,14-18

Psalm:  Psalm 46 (VU p. 770)

Gospel:  Mark 12:38-44 

Hymn:  VU #527 “God! As with Silent Hearts”

Sermon:  

The Presentation and Dedication of our Lives Offered In Christ’s Service

Offertory:

Celebration Ringers:   “Let There Be Peace On Earth”   -  Music by Sy Miller and Jill Jackson

Offering Hymn: 

         Praise God from whom all blessings flow:

         praise God, all creatures high and low;

         give thanks to God in love made known:

         Creator, Word and Spirit One

Dedication Prayer:

Prayers of the People and the Lord’s Prayer (said)

Hymn:  VU#  678  “For the Healing of the Nations”

Commissioning and Benediction

Choral Benediction:

Go now in peace, go now in peace.

May the love of God surround you everywhere,

everywhere you may go.   (VU 964)

Grace United Church