INTIMATIONS & WELCOME
CALL TO WORSHIP
INTROIT: I love you, Lord (CH4 770)
Hymn 268 O God of Bethel
PRAYER & LORD’S PRAYER
Wide, wide as the ocean, high as the Heaven above; Deep, deep as the deepest sea is my Saviour’s love.
I, though so unworthy, still am a child of His care;
For His Word teaches me that His love reaches me everywhere.
READING: Isaiah 40 1–11
ANTHEM Father we love you
READING: Isaiah 40 12–31
Hymn 153 Great is thy faithfulness
DEDICATION OF OFFERING & PRAYERS OF INTERCESSION
Hymn 702 Lord in love and perfect wisdom
BENEDICTION & SUNG AMEN
SUNG BLESSING AT END OF SERVICE
May God’s blessing surround you each day,
As you trust Him and walk in His way,
May His presence within guard and keep you from sin,
Go in peace, go in joy, go in love.
THE LORD’S PRAYER – Our Father which art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: for thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory, forever. Amen.
WELCOME TO CHURCH TODAY. Please sign our visitors’ book and join us in the large hall after worship where refreshments are served.
Large print copies of the Order of Service are available from the duty team.
Tea/coffee is being served by the on behalf of Church House.
The Reader is Tony Drysdale
The Reader is Mairi McIntyre.
Tea/coffee will be served by Inspire Group.
There will be a Fairtrade stall in the hall after the service.
Music as you gather. Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves by Verdi, – Barcarolle, from ‘The Tales of Hoffmann’- Offenbach
Offering Music Mozart – Serenade in G major, K. 525 ‘Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Recessional Music: The Prince of Denmark’s March (Trumpet Voluntary) by Jeremiah Clarke
Due to the limited choice of children’s hymns in the CH4 hymnal, we will for a few weeks be using some of the better known children’s hymns and chorus that have been omitted from recent hymnals.
KWENDERANA PARTNERSHIP – I would like to thank everyone for their support at coffee after church last Sunday. Due to 2 very generous donations we raised a total of £350 to pay for Masozi Moyo’s school fees. This will pay for at least 2 year’s fees and the balance will be used to provide school uniform, bedding, soap, towels and any other items
required. – Fiona Gunning
LIFE AND WORK for October is now available in the usual places for collection by individuals and distributors.
www.williamwoodparishchurch.org.uk has had a makeover! The web address is the same but the content has been completely revised and updated. I hope you find that it’s easy to navigate as I’d encourage you all to have a look and let me know what you think. Please let me know if you spot any mistakes and also let me know if there is essential or useful information that is missing. Going forward we will be setting up a web development group to ensure that the content is kept fresh and up to date. Thanks! Linda. firstname.lastname@example.org or 649 1340.
NOVEMBER INSPIRE All Articles for should be sent or e mailed to Joan Black before 19th October. E mail – email@example.com. Phone – 638 5433.
WILLIAMWOOD HOUSE are currently looking for caring people who would like to become a member of their relief staff. If this is of interest to you, please get in touch by telephoning 637 1168 and speaking to a senior member of staff.
HARVEST THANKSGIVING – Sunday 5 October 2014
Donations of harvest goods for the benefit of the Talbot Association, the Wayside Centre and the local Food Bank will be gratefully received in the CHURCH on Saturday 4th October between 10.30am-11.30am
Listed below are items which will be useful
NO OUT OF DATE OR HOME MADE ITEMS
Thanks, Helen McKenzie