November 14, 2021 WORSHIP service

REFLECTION: KNIT IN THE SPIRIT

MINISTRY OF MUSIC: THIS IS WORTH FIGHTING FOR
by S. H. Stept and E. De Lange (arr. by N. Abbott)


Southwest Tower of Dundas St. Centre United Church
(112 feet high in Richardsonian Romanesque Revival style of the late 1800s) (photo by D. Cuppels)



B
elow is a shortened version of the Sunday service.
Audios for the recorded sections, if available, are found at the bottom of this page.
 

PRELUDE:  

      Sweet, Sweet Spirit by D. Akers (arr. by N. Abbott). Public Domain. Performed by Jim Traquair, tenor, and
      Norman Abbott, piano. 

GATHERING AS GOD'S PEOPLE:

--Acknowledgement of the Territory:
  

We acknowledge that our sacred space is found in the indigenous territories of the Attawandaron, Anishnaabe, Haudenosaunee, Leni-Lunaape and Wendat peoples(commonly known as the Chippewa nation, Oneida, Delaware, Neutral and Huron peoples).  With thankfulness and respect for their stewardship of creation; we seek to live into right relations with all.

--Sharing the Light of Christ

--Opening prayer and the Lord's prayer

--Hymn: When Hands Reach Out Beyond Divides (MV169).  Used with permission under OneLicense #A-730737. Performed by Jim Traquair, tenor, and Norman Abbott, piano.

WE HEAR GOD'S WORD:

         SCRIPTURE: Psalm 139: 1-18 and 23-24.

 
Ministry of Music: 

        This is Worth Fighting For by S. H. Stept and E. De Lange (arr. by N. Abbott). Performed by Jim Traquair, tenor, and Norman Abbott, piano.
       

WE HEAR GOD'S WORD:

         REFLECTION:  Knit in the Spirit by Rev. Wendy Noble
         


RESPONDING IN LOVE: Prayers of the People

Blessing and Commissioning
:

       May the God of rest embrace you; may the Christ of gentleness encircle you; may the Spirit of truth guide you. May the God of stillness encompass you; may the Christ of reflection inspire you; may the Spirit of wisdom provide for you.  May the God of silence surround you; may the Christ of renewal encourage you; may the Spirit of life companion you. May the love of God dwell with you this day and evermore.         Amen.
 

POSTLUDE:  

Creations Hymn by L. van Beethoven.  Public Domain.  Norman Abbott, organ.

  

PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING AUDIO FILES ONE AT A TIME,
TO HEAR THE ABOVE SECTIONS OF THE SERVICE:
 

Opening Prayer:

Scripture:

Reflection:

 

Prayers of the People:


 

 

 

 

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