Collier Street United Church, Barrie, Ontario
Collier Street United Church
Sunday April 26th 2015, 10:30 a.m.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT: We are here to serve God through our witness to Jesus Christ. It is our purpose to proclaim the
good news of the Gospel, to teach the truth in love, to provide a place where friendships can be built through Christian fellowship,
to encourage & enable people to grow in their faith & commitment to Jesus Christ, & to help them become the people God
would have them be.
Leah Reichenbacher, 2014
112 Collier St., Barrie, ON L4M 1H3
ORDER OF WORSHIP
*You are invited to stand, if able
PRELUDE: “Trio in C Major”
“Movement 2,” Concerto No. 6 in B Flat
“Jesus Christ, Our Blessed Saviour,” Op. 100, No. 6 F. Peeters
“Prelude on ‘St Columba”
WELCOME / ANNOUNCEMENTS / INVITATION TO WORSHIP
*HYMN: #217 “All Creatures of Our God and King” (1-2, 4-5)
LASST UNS ERFREUEN
THE BAPTISM OF: Nadine Rush
…a question for the congregation:
Do you welcome Nadine into the family of God and affirm this baptism as
a sign that she is born anew as one of God’s people in Jesus? We do.
THE ACT OF BAPTISM
Elder (presenting the candle): Receive the Light of Christ. This is to show that by our baptism we
have passed from darkness to light.
Shine with Christ’s light in the world, to the glory of God.
GATHERING WITH THE CHILDREN
As the children gather, we sing: #179 (1) and, as they depart (2-4).
FROM THE BIBLE: John 10:11-18
This is the Word of God, for the People of God. Thanks be to God.
MINISTRY OF MUSIC: “God So Loved the World”
MESSAGE: “How Jesus Can Be Our Good Shepherd”
*HYMN: #273 “The King of Love”
PRESENTATION OF OUR OFFERINGS AND CARE CARDS
OFFERTORY: “See What His Love Can Do,” Cantata 85
*DEDICATION: #540 “Grant Us, God, the Grace”
Grant us, God, the grace of giving, with a spirit large and free,
that ourselves and all our living we may offer faithfully.
INSTALLATION OF CONGREGATIONAL OFFICIALS
PRAYER OF PRAISE, THANKS & REQUEST / 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. Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who
trespass against us. Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from
evil. For thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory, forever and ever, amen.
*HYMN: #344 “How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds” (1-4)
*BLESSING: “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. Amen, amen, amen.1
POSTLUDE: “Allegro in D”
“Go Now in Peace,” words & music Don Besig & Nancy Price, ©copyright 1988, 1989, Harold Flammer Music, a division of Shawnee
Press, Inc. Used and reproduced with permission, LicenSingOnline #C2095.
OUR WELCOME TO YOU
USHERS: Joyce Moore, Esther Wilson, Allen Rodgers, Mary Lou Benz, Mabel Peyer,
Leona Appleby, Frank &
Sharon Crossley, Dorothy Ramsay & Elisabeth Weber
RECEPTION DESK HOSPITALITY: Shirley & Keith Richards
AV SUPPORT: Terry Tizzard FLOWER COMMITTEE: Sue Harris
WELCOMING ELDER (Church Hall): Sharon Crossley STEWARDS: Leon Periard
Please introduce yourself to a greeter or minister and sign our guest book at the main doors.
Please join us in the Church Hall following worship for refreshments and fellowship.
Large Print Worship Bulletins are available at the Reception Desk.
Hearing Assists are available from an Usher.
Prayer requests: note them on a Care Card and place it on an offering plate at offering time.
Please turn off cell phones or switch to silent ring during worship
Food Bank: Donations are gratefully received in the Foyer each Sunday
Please refrain from wearing scents such as cologne and perfumes
TODAY’S PROGRAM LEADERS FOR CHILDREN & YOUTH
NURSERY: Sally Telford, Fern Van Dam, Beverly & Paul Roseberry
AGE 3 - SK: Jennifer Dolmage & Kierra McGregor
MULTI-AGE (GRADES 1-6): Laurie Crosson & Emma Patterson
LEARNING IN THE LOFT (GRADES 7-12): Carol Warnica CO-ORDINATOR: Arleigh Alexander
We offer nursery care & a full program for children & youth up to grade 12. Nursery care is available
beginning at 10:15 a.m. The other children & youth leave for their program after the Gathering with
the Children. Visitors are most welcome. Sign-in is required for SK & younger. Leaders will help
you find your way to your group. At the conclusion of the service, children up to grade 6 can be met
downstairs & those in grade 7+ can meet their family in the church hall.
WE REMEMBER AND HOLD UP IN OUR PRAYERS THE FOLLOWING WHO ARE ILL OR RECUPERATING:
Doug Moir, Rid & Agnes Groves, Fran Pudden, Bob Lyte, Anthony Ambrose
Rev. William Haughton – Coordinating Minister [email protected]
Rev. Arleigh Alexander – Minister for Learning and Growing in Faith: Children & Youth [email protected]
Lisa Tisi – Minister to Adults [email protected]
Rev. Dr. Donald Jay – Minister Emeritus & Voluntary Associate Minister
Vickie McMillian – Office Administrator [email protected]
Nicole Rosebrugh – Administrative Assistant [email protected]
Tom Loney – Organist & Choir Director
Bryon McLellan, Amber Godin, Bob Nahorney & Brad Keast– Custodians