We Gather to Worship Welcome and Announcements Opening Prayer *Call to Worship *Gathering Song: "Open the Eyes of My Heart, Lord" *God's Greeting *We Greet One Another *Praise & Worship: "Build Your Kingdom" HCS Liturgical Dance Presentation: "Made for This" "God of Angel Armies" Children gather for Prayer/Story Children's Song: "My God is So Big" **Children ages 3 – gr. 1 leave for Sunday school** We Celebrate Pentecost Act 1: A Mighty Wind *Song of Praise: "Great Are You Lord" Act 2: Tongues of Fire *Song of Praise: Multiplied Act 3: Called to Believe *Song of Response: "I Believe (the Creed)" **Children in grades 2-4 leave for Sunday school** We Respond In Faith Offering Prayer Offering: Church Ministries/ Resonate Global Missions Offertory Congregational Prayer We Go Out to Serve God * Closing Song: "Blessed Assurance" vs 1-2 *God's Blessing *Doxology: "Blessed Assurance" vs 3 *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. This morning we also welcome the Huron Christian School Dance Groups. May we be blessed as we worship our Lord together. Everyone is invited for coffee, tea, and juice in the fellowship hall after the morning service.
OUR CHURCH FAMILY Prayers of Thanksgiving: - for students graduating this month from universities and colleges - for the guidance of the Holy Spirit - for our church family, who walks with us in both times of trial and celebration Prayers of Concern: - for guidance for church planters as they consider new locations - for the family and community of the Vanastra woman who tragically died recently - for our missionary as she is doing her home service in Ontario - for our elderly and shut-ins - for Annie and Minnie Upcoming Special Collections: Today: Church Ministries/ Resonate Missions May 27: Church Ministries/ Huron County Food Bank Distribution Centre Nursery: Our church is blessed with many young children! We are looking for a few more people to be nursery attendants in our toddler and baby nurseries. If you would be willing to serve in this way, please contact Sharon. From Property Committee: We have been blessed with an amazing facility that is able to house our ministry needs and then some! Property Committee needs your help in being faithful stewards of our facility and land, and is looking for two new members. Please prayerfully consider if serving on this committee is a good fit for your unique gifts, and contact a member of the property committee for more information. Voting For Affirmation of Office Bearers will take place today directly following the morning service. If you will not be present, please contact your elder; absentee ballots will be made available in the church office. Council Visioning: Discipleship: The Devoted Bible study was received well, and there is a suggestion that another study session could be run in the fall. The community-building aspect of the small groups was a highlight of the Bible study. At worship committee it was also discussed that there could be more community-building activities happening in the church (such as bonfires, sporting events, etc.). Council members will consider further ideas for encouraging discipleship. Come As You Are: An Evening of Praise. Come and enjoy an evening of praise and fellowship on Sunday May 27 @ 7pm at Vanastra Community CRC. Soul Purpose will be leading an evening of worship focusing on what we believe through song & scripture. Free will offerings taken.
OUR CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY Happy Mother’s Day! Our Baby Bottle Campaign starts today and this is the biggest fundraiser yearly for the Room2Grow. Please pick up your bottles in the fellowship hall and sign your name on the list. These will be returned on Father’s Day, so clean out your pockets and fill up your bottle! All donations over $20 will receive a tax receipt. Thank you for your generous help. Room 2 Grow needs volunteers to mentor on a regular basis... to attend the group at Clinton on Mondays, Wednesdays, or Fridays. If you can give your time and a listening ear for a few hours on any of these days please contact the Room2Grow to offer your availability. You will be “trained” on how to offer this service. Phone 519-606-0046 or email: email@example.com. All volunteer work is greatly appreciated and desperately sought. Thanks! Blyth Festival Singers Cabaret Concert "Fare Thee Well, Love" with musical guests, Nightingael. Beautiful music with a contemporary Celtic twist. May 26th Varna Complex. Doors Open at 6:00pm. Dinner 6:30 pm. Cost $30 Adults; $15 Children 6-12. Contact 519-523-9300 or www.blythfestival.com or any Blyth Festival Singer. Bring your auction toonies! SDCS 13th Annual Golf Tournament: We are looking for all able bodied golfers for our 13th Annual SDCS Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 9, 2018. This is at the St. Mary’s Golf & Country Club, 11:00 a.m. Shotgun start and 5:00 p.m. dinner. Cost is $800.00 per team or $200.00 for an individual. Please contact Herb Sinden (519) 476-9965 or Josh Puklicz (519) 242-5697, firstname.lastname@example.org for information or to register. We are also looking for anyone that might be interested in Donating Door prizes or sponsoring a hole or Team. Thanks in advance for your support. This event is always a lot of fun. Stratford and District Christian School Baseball Tournament: Saturday, June 23 at Mitchell Keterson Park. Come out for a fun day of baseball, food, and fellowship! Food booth serving breakfast, lunch, and snacks. Entry fee is $400/ team. To enter a team in either the Men's or Women's division please email Justin and Dayna Otten at email@example.com. All funds raised go to SDCS.
SCHOOL NEWS Job Openings: The Huron Christian School is seeking applicants for 3 job opportunities: 1) Custodial for the 2018/19 school year. Next year this position will be at the Vanastra CCRC. An interest in keeping things clean is a must. 2) Transportation coordinator. The ability to work closely with the Transportation committee and an interest in tracking numbers are prerequisites. 3) Educational Assistant or ECE. A passion for working closely with children will help this part time job seem like your dream job. Please contact the school for more details about any of these positions. Deadline for applications is Friday, May 25. “of Rack and Room”, a thrift store located in Clinton and affiliated with Huron Christian School, is looking for a part-time manager to oversee the operations of the store. Because of the store’s association with the school, applicants must be professing Christians with membership in a Bible believing church. Please email your cover letter and resume which should include 3 references, one of which must be a pastor’s reference to Marg Kroes at firstname.lastname@example.org by May 21, 2018. A full job description can be found on the school’s website www.huronchristianschool.ca.