We Gather to Worship Welcome and Announcements Opening Prayer *Call to Worship *Gathering Song: "Better is One Day" *God's Greeting *We Greet One Another *Praise and Worship: "Ancient Words" "Blessed Be Your Name" Children age 3 – gr. 4 gather for prayer/story Children’s song: "No, Not One" **Children ages 3 – gr. 4 leave for Sunday School** We Confess Our Faith Song of Preparation: "Thy Word" Call to Confession Prayer of Confession Words of Assurance *Song of Dedication: PsH 560 "Like A River Glorious" Offering Prayer Offering: Church Ministries/Youth Unlimited Offertory We Hear and Respond to God's Word Prayer for Illumination Scripture: Mar 1:14-20 Message: Fishers of Men **Children grades 2-4 leave for Sunday school** *Song of Response: "I Surrender All" Congregational Prayer We Go Out to Serve God *Closing Song: PsH 543 "Guide Me, O My Great Redeemer" *God's Blessing *Doxology: PsH 239 "Amid the Thronging Worshippers" *Please stand, in body or in spirit
WELCOME We would like to extend a warm welcome to all our guests who have come to share in our worship service. Assistive hearing devices are available at the sound booth. Large print Bibles and songbooks are available at the back table (song lyrics are also projected on the screen). Everyone is invited for coffee, tea, and juice in the fellowship hall after the morning service.
OUR CHURCH FAMILY Prayer Requests: - for Teresa, Minnie and Adrianna - for Willemien, Marg, Harry, Mary Jane, and Chris R as they serve as our elders - for Justin, Johan, Robert W, and Andrew S as they serve as our deacons - for our Nursery as attendants patiently care for little ones while their parents are in the worship service - for Herman and Janet as he was recently moved into Huronlea; they are hoping for an opening at Huronview in order to be much closer to each other - Please pray for a gathering of Christians in West Africa this week. Pray for safety of each participant as he or she travels to the meeting. Pray that those who gather will be encouraged in their walks with Christ. - Gil and Joyce Suh, Resonate missionaries in Cambodia, ask you to pray for a new ministry starting this month. Young and emerging leaders will gather weekly for discipleship and spiritual formation. Pray for God to renew minds, strengthen faith, and give these young leaders an even greater desire to share the gospel. Upcoming Special Collections: Today: Church Ministries/Youth Unlimited Jan 27: Church Ministries/Deacons Fund Play Group (EarlyON): The next EarlyON pop-up program (for young children and their caregivers) will be January 16 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. in the fellowship hall. This is in addition to our regular Play Group programming on Thursday mornings. Reclaiming Our Faith: In February/March we are going to be having a new round of Small Groups. We will be reading through and discussing the book 'Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream'. Sign-up sheets will be posted next week. Please consider which day of the week would work for you to meet together with and get to know other members of our church family. Lost and Found: Please check for anything that may be yours in the blue lost-and-found crate in the lobby. Any items that have not been claimed by Monday will be donated. Today: The Jan/Feb issue of the Today daily devotional is now available on the bookcase in the lobby.
OUR CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY Jeremy Benjamin: I am Not my Own Tour: The Exeter Christian Reformed Church will be welcoming Jeremy Zeyl on January 26 & 27. There will be a concert on Saturday night (7pm); admission is a free will donation. Jeremy will also be a part of the Sunday morning Worship Service (10am). The hope is that we can help people in our community and around the world by raising $10,000! Come on out and join us at 332 Huron St W Exeter, ON as we contribute to the work of World Renew in Nigeria, to the local Foodbank, and as well as Jeremy's expenses while on this one-year tour. IF Women's Conference: We would like to invite women of ALL ages to gather together to hear inspiring speakers and participate in praise and worship at IF:West Coast. This event will be held at Trinity Church in Goderich on Feb.8 (6-10pm) and Feb.9 (9:30-5:30). Cost is $30 (which covers all your snacks and lunch at the event!) For more information check IF:West Coast on Facebook, or email Heather and Andrea at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information! Family Day Family Vacation Bible School: Join us at Clinton Christian Reformed Church on Family Day, Monday February 18, 2019 for an exciting morning of Family VBS! You will spend the morning (9:30-noon) as a family doing crafts, games, learning a Bible Story and singing songs. Afterwards we will provide a lunch. For more information call Amanda @ 519-482-5264. We hope you will join us!
SCHOOL NEWS London Christian High: The Winter edition of ConnectEd is now available on the bookcase in the lobby.