Sunday November 10, 2013 Remembrance Sunday

Sunday  November 10,  2013

Remembrance Sunday

God Invites Us to Worship

Welcome

Life and Work of the Church Family

Processing in the Colours

Lighting of the Christ Candle

Call to Worship: 

Hymn:  VU #678  For the Healing of the Nations

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

Time With the Children:

Hymn:  "Let There Be Peace On Earth"

         Let there be peace on earth

         and let it begin with me;

         Let there be peace on earth,

          the peace that was meant to be.

         With God our creator, children all are we:

         let us walk in perfect harmony

         Let there be peace on earth

         and let it begin with me.

         Let peace begin with me,

         let this be the moment now,

         with ev'ry step I take

         let this be my solemn vow;

         to take each moment and live each moment

         in peace eternally.

         Let there be peace on earth

         and let it begin with me.           repeat V1

A Moment of Remembrance

(The congregation will stand as they are able)

Reading of the Honour Roll 

At the going down of the sun and in the morning,

We will remember them;

We will remember them

Last Post

Minute of Silence

Reveille

Solo:  Jason Barnsley   " In Flanders Fields"

The Scriptures Speak to Us

Hebrew Scripture:  Isaiah 2:1-5 

Responsive Psalm:  Psalm 46 (VU p. 770)

Gospel:   John 15:9-17

         Response:

                  This is a Part of Our Story

                  Thanks be to God

Anthem:  Choir and  Handbells  

                  "Creation Will Be At Peace"

                           Words:  J. Paul Williams; Music: Anna Laura Page

Sermon:   "The World That is Coming To Be"

Hymn:  VU #694 “To Us All, To Every Nation”

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

Offertory: Choir  "Grant Us Peace" (Dona Nobis Pacem)

                                    Music:  Michael Scott                  

Offering Response:MV#187  We Give Our Thanks to God 

         We give our thanks to God,

         We give our thanks to God,

         We give our thanks to God,

         We give our thanks to God.

Dedication Prayer:

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

Hymn:  MV# 154  Deep In Our Hearts

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)

Recessing the Colours    

     (postlude VU# 806 O God Our Help in Ages Past)

Honour Roll 

In the war of 1914 - 1918 many of the young men of this district left and laid down their lives for King and Country: today, we honour these men.

Then came the war of 1939 - 1945. Again many of the young men of Grace United Church left this district and paid the supreme sacrifice with their lives. Let us at this time honour the following:

                        L.G. Boyd                        K. Burleigh

                        R. Fox                                    J. Fretwell

                        G. Gerow                        D.B. Olson

                        O.J. Peterson            L.O. Rogers

                        M. Taylor                        J. Winthers

            They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old

             Age shall not weary them nor years condemn

            At the going down of the sun and in the morning            We will remember them.

 

Grace United Church