today. May this time together be a blessing to you as
you pause to praise God, to give thanks and to
gather spiritual strength for the coming week.
Please join us for Fellowship time after the service
in the Friendship Room.
Lighting the Christ Candle:
WE GATHER AS
Reveal Your Presence
Song:VU 267 vs. 1Like a Mighty River Flowing
Like a mighty river
flowing, like a flower in beauty growing, far beyond all human knowing is the perfect peace of God.
Call to Worship
to our brothers and sisters in the faith!
We come to celebrate God’s presence,
God’s love expressed through Jesus Christ.
We come remembering Christ’s life and
the life we are called to live.
We come as a pilgrim people,
searching for ways to live out our
come seeking the strength to carry on our journey.
Let us rejoice in God’s gift to us!
us pray together.
God’s Presence, p.20
Opening Prayer: (Unison)
and disturbing God,
have called us to this place,
have called us to be a community of faith.
our struggles, hold us together;
our celebrating, be our joy;
our serving, may we do so abundantly.
the name of Jesus, we make this prayer.
Epiphany 2018 Year B. p.42
LISTEN FOR GOD’S WORD
*Hymn: VU 815Come,
Scripture Refrain:VU 82A Light is Gleaming
A light is gleaming,
spreading its arms throughout the night, living in the light. Come share its gladness, God's radiant love is burning bright, living in the light.
Exodus 17:1-7 - p. 64
The Hebrew people, having escaped slavery in Egypt,
find fault with Moses, and complain that they have no water.They ask:"Is God still among us nor not?"
Renew Us- Lantz
God, grant me new vision to see Your kingdom in this year.O God, grant me a new heart to feel your love
in this year.Christ, you are among us,
your light begins to shine, calling us from the darkness; renew us in this
Sermon:Is God Still Among Us or Not?Rev. Warren McDougall
WE RESPOND TO GOD’S
Church of Christ in Every Age
tune:'Wareham' VU 292
Invitation to Offering
Shine, Jesus, Shine- arr. Larson
Soloists - Jeannette McCullough, Lillian Sit
the light of your love is shining, in the midst of the darkness shining; Jesus,
Light of the world, shine upon us; set us free by the truth you now bring us,
shine on me:Shine, Jesus, shine; fill
this land with the Father's glory;blaze, Spirit, blaze, set our hearts on fire.Flow, river, flow, flood the nations with
grace and mercy; send forth your word, Lord and let there be light!
*Offertory Song: VU 518 vs. 3 As Those of Old...
and humble trust we bring our best to you,
not just to serve
your cause, but share your love with neighbours too. O God, who gave yourself
to us in Jesus Christ, your son, help us to give ourselves each day until
life's work is done.
Prayer of Dedication
of the People
are invited to pray in the language of your choice)
Father, (Loving God) who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come,
Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread,
and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And
lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil.For Thine is the kingdom, the power and the
glory, forever and ever.Amen.
ARE SENT FORTH AS GOD’S PEOPLE
*Hymn:VU 352I Dance
in the Morning
into the world: dance, laugh, sing, and create.
All:We go with the assurance of God’s blessing.
into the world: risk, explore, discover, and love.
All: We go with the assurance of God’s grace.
into the world: believe, hope, struggle, and remember.
We go with the assurance of God’s
Thanks be to God!
God’s Presence, p.73
72 vs. 1 & 5From Heaven
1 From heaven
above to earth I come
to bring good news to everyone!
Glad tidings of great joy I bring
to all the world, and gladly sing.
5 'Glory to God
in highest heaven,
who unto us a Son has given.'
With angels sing in pious mirth:
a glad new year to all the earth!
and Fugue in D+- Buxtehude
2:Won Sim ParkFeb. 9:Pat Naughton
Pat NaughtonFeb. 23:Lina Posa
PEOPLE IN NEED OF PRAYER:우리의기도와관심
Gerry GrossPhilhee Kim (노필희)
Park Sookhyun(박숙현)Park Chowoong (박조웅)
Lee Sanghan (이상한)Frederick
ECUMENICAL PRAYER CYCLE:Cyprus,
A WARM WELCOMEto Rev. Warren McDougall, our guest worship leader for today's service.Rev. McDougall is a recently retired United Church
minister who served 5 pastoral charges in his 40 year ministry, most recently
at Richmond Hill United Church.He was
Cheryl-Lynn's minister during her candidacy for ministry at Bloor Street United
Church.He is a father of 2 sons and
Papa to four grandchildren.
WORSHIP COMMITTEE MEETINGMonday January 20th, 5 p.m. in the Friendship Room.
All members are asked to attend.
WEUC COUNCIL MEETING Monday January 20th, 7 p.m. in the Friendship Room.
Members, please pick up your minutes from the office today.
FOR PASTOR JASON KIM Join us on
Sunday January 26th after the service in the Friendship Room to thank and show
our appreciation to Jason Kim for the wonderful ministry he has provided to
WELCOMES OUR NEW MINISTER Rev. Yoon
Ok Shin Kang to her first service on Sunday February 2nd, 10:30 am. Please join
us for a welcome reception in the Friendship Room after the service. All welcome!
TO ALL WEUC COMMITTEE CHAIRS: Reports for inclusion in the 2019 Annual Report are due January 31st2020.The Annual Congregational Meeting to be announced in the upcoming
WEUC LUNCH AND LEARN SERIES runs every first
Sunday of each month from October to June after the service in the Friendship
Room. NextLunch and Learn: Sun. March 1st.Guest Speaker:Karen Shea Topic. Therapeutic Horticulture
and Floral Design. Donations of
food items- crackers, cheese, dips
etc. would be appreciated.
WELCOME CLUB II meet to play bridge Mondays
12:30-3:30 p.m. from September to June in the Friendship Room. $2.00 covers tea
WELCOME CLUB I SENIORS “CARDS AND SOCIAL ACTIVITIES Welcome Club I meet each Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. in
the Friendship Room from September to June.Group meets weekly for euchre, bridge, fun games and chat table.
For more info please call the church office
FREE ESL CLASS (LITERACY PROJECT) Open for everybody and all
levels welcome!Learn at your own pace.
Tuesdays & Wednesdays 10 a.m.
to 12 noon in the Friendship Room (September to June). For more info call 416-225-2309.
WEUC KOREAN OUTREACH GROUP meet every Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the
Friendship Room for Yoga, exercise and movies.For more info, speak to Lina.
NAME TAGS:A reminder to wear your nametags, located at
the back of the sanctuary, as they are helpful in getting to know each other.
available, for those who are able, in the auditorium, accessible by the Narthex
(back of the church) via stairwell (see designated signs).
HONEY FOR SALE 100%
Balsam Lake Wildflower Natural Honey Ontario No. 1 White on sale after the
service in the Friendship Room or from the church office.The 1 kilogram jar (large) available for
$20.00.All proceeds in support of DVRR.
for Children to do during the service:Colouring
sheets and craft materials are available at the back for children to use during
the service. Please ask an usher.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Jan. 19, 10:30 a.m.Second after Epiphany
Jan. 20, 7 p.m.WEUC Council meeting
Jan. 26, 10:30 a.m.Third after Epiphany/Joint Worship
Feb. 2, 10:30 a.m.Joint WEUC Worship Service
Yoon Ok Shin Kang's first service
Feb. 2, 12 noonWelcome Party for Rev. Yoon Ok