October 15th, 2023
We welcome you to this service of worship on the Lord’s Day.
Welcome & Announcements
The Call to Worship:
L: We gather in God’s holy presence, where God embraces us with grace.
All: Here God will transform us into disciples.
L: We glorify God, who yearns for justice for the last and the least.
All: Here God will write compassion on our hearts.
L: We give thanks to God for God’s persistent love that seeks us out.
All: Here God will breathe the Word of Life into our lives, and so we will praise our God!
Worship Song: Majesty
Prayer of Adoration & Confession
Assurance of Pardon
Hymn: In Loving Kindness
Scripture Reading: Mark 2:23-3:6 ~ Graeme Kennedy
Sermon: “Jesus, Lord of the Sabbath”
Hymn: In Christ Alone
Praise God from whom all blessings flow;
Praise Him, all creatures here below;
Praise Him above, ye heav’nly host;
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost!
Prayer of Dedication
The Prayers of the People & The Lord’s Prayer
Our Father, 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 debts,
as we forgive our debtors; and lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever and ever. Amen
Hymn: Leaning on the Everlasting Arms
Choral Amen: Amen, Amen, A—men
GO NOW IN PEACE
Go now in peace. Never be afraid.
God will go with you each hour of every day.
Go now in faith, steadfast, strong and true.
Know He will guide you in all you do.
Go now in love, and show you believe.
Reach out to others so all the world can see.
God will be there watching from above.
Go now in peace, in faith, and in love.
Langley Presbyterian Church Announcements
Guest Speaker – On Sunday, October 29th, we will have a guest speaker, Karen Plater, from the National Office of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. Karen is the Associate Secretary in the Stewardship department. After service, we will have a Q & A session about Legacy gifts in the lower hall during our refreshments. She will share different ways to make a legacy gift, including Wills, Gifts of Securities, Annuities, Life Beneficiary Gifts, etc.
Bible Study Class – Just a reminder: We have bible study class on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. The classes are held downstairs in the Fellowship Hall.
We Couldn’t do it Without You! Thank you so much, volunteers, for your assistance. We appreciate our volunteers’ efforts in helping to make Sunday Service successful! Our thanks to Eleanor, Tom, Brent, and Patricia & Trevor.
We would also like to thank the Worship Team for their time and effort, and for leading us in lifting our voices in song, and in worship of the Lord.
Food Bank Donations – The wheelbarrow for food donations is at the back of the Sanctuary. We are collecting non-perishable food items for local families in need. Norma Leith has kindly volunteered to deliver your donations to the Langley Food Bank.
|Scripture Reading||Refreshment||Collection Plate||PowerPoint|
|Today October 15th||G. Kennedy||A. Strudwick||J. Hastings||P. Fowler|
|J. Leith||L & N Wundele||M. Turner||B. Weerts|
“To Glorify and enjoy God.”
“To make the light of Jesus Christ shine upon our community.”