Bulletin: August 1

GRACE UNITED CHURCH August 1, 2010
GATHERING
Welcome
Announcements
Passing of the Peace
Lighting the Christ Candle
WE CELEBRATE AND PRAISE GOD

Call to Worship:
L. Our faith brings us together today.
A. By Faith
L. Our Ancestors learned to trust God.
A. By Faith
L. People have dared to journey into unknown places.
A. By Faith
L .Prophets have spoken God’s word.
A. By Faith
L. God’s people gather to worship, and so
A. By Faith
L. Let us worship God.
Hymn: VU# 574 Come let us sing of a wonderful Love
Prayer of Humility:
Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. We are seekers after truth. No on knows the mind of God. While we rely on reason and experiences the knowledge you get is learned God clears our minds for a space of faith. Let us be faithful to God. Amen.
Assurance of Love:
Hymn: VU# 642 Be thou my vision
Children’s Time: We Listen For God’s Word
Scripture Reading: Ecclesiastes 1:2, 12-14 2:18-23, Psalm 107 Pg831 VU Part 1, Luke 12:13-21
Message: Being a neighbor
Hymn: VU# 606 In Christ There Is No East or West
We Respond In Our Lives
Presentation Of Offerings
Special Music
Offertory Hymn:
“We Give our Thanks” #187 MV
We give our thanks to God,
We give our thanks to God,
We give our thanks to God,
We give our thanks to God. (Repeat)
Offertory Prayer:
Prayers Of The People
The Lord’s Prayer
Hymn: MV# 145 Draw The Circle Wide
Commissioning and Benediction

Choral Amen: X3
Amen, amen!
Hallelujah, amen!
Musical Postlude
Mission Statement: In response to God’s call, we the congregation of Grace United Church understand our mission is to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ to all ages. Using the Bible as our guide, we are challenged to worship and praise and celebrate God’s love and accept God’s grace, learn God’s will, live in faith, and reach out in humble service in the community and the world.
We thank Joyce Dickson for leading our worship today!

Minister: Rev. Lyn Lamers – on medical leave
Pianist: Lois Sonnega
Organist: Linda Anderson
Music Director: Gladys Jack
Office Manager: Mary Laursen
Office Assistant: Wendy Chapelski – on medical leave
Envelope Secretary: Diane Davies
Church Office: 780-875-8959; fax: 780-875-5850
email:graceu@telusplanet.net
web site: www. graceunitedchurch.ca

Summer Office Hours:
August – the office will be open 9 a.m. – 12 noon and
1 – 4:30 p.m. with the exception of the following days closed to allow for staff holidays:
** closed Monday, August 2nd for the civic holiday
** closed Wednesday, August 4th
** closed Friday, August 6th in the afternoon
** closed Monday, August 9th
** closed Wednesday, August 11th
** closed Friday, August 13th in the afternoon
***when necessary bank and post office run will be at
4 p.m. so the office will be closed at this time