We Gather To Worship Welcome & Announcements Opening Prayer *Call to Worship: Psalm 107: 1-3 *Gathering Song: "Forever" *God's Greeting *We Greet One Another *Praise & Worship: "Good Good Father" We Celebrate Baptism Invitation to Baptism Baptism of Penny Song of Celebration: "10,000 Reasons" Children ages 2 - Grade 4 gather for prayer/story Church Year Dedication Litany: Psalm 78: 1-7 *Children's/Dedication Song: "Million reasons" (VBS) We Confess Our Faith Call to Confession Prayer of Confession Words of Assurance: HC Q&A 60 We Profess Our Faith: The Apostles' Creed *Song of Assurance/Proclamation: "Sanctuary" Offering Prayer Offering: Church Ministries Offertory We Hear and Respond to God's Word Prayer for Illumination Scripture: Malachi 3: 13-4: 6 Message: Malachi - the Righteous vs the Wicked *Song of Response: "Jesus, Draw Me Ever Nearer" Congregational Prayer We Go Out to Serve God *Closing Song: PsH 556 "Great Is Thy Faithfulness" *God's Blessing *Doxology: "Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow" *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. May we be blessed as we worship our Lord together. 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 Prayers of Thanksgiving: - for the many volunteers who make our church programs possible - for the beautiful, ever-changing world that God has created - for our church family, who walks with us in both times of trial and celebration Prayers of Concern: - for Bill and his family as they grieve the loss of his wife Ruth - for missionaries and the churches in Japan as they seek to engage communities and share Christ's love - that our church programs will bless our community, many of which have recently started (or will shortly start) a new season - for our missionary Andrea, serving as a school librarian in Hungary - for our elderly and shut-ins - for Annie and Minnie Upcoming Special Collections: Sep 30: Church Ministries/Deacons Fund Fifth Sunday Potluck: Next week (September 30) is a fifth Sunday, therefore everyone is invited for a potluck luncheon following the service. Please bring a dish to share. District 4 (Elder Chris) will be in charge of clean up. New Nursery Lists: A reminder that our new nursery lists will be starting in November. An email was sent to all members a few weeks ago. If you are unable to serve in our nursery, please respond to the email by September 30 so that we have time to organize the new list and include it in the bulletin calendar. If you did not receive the email, please contact Kelly. Nursery Sign-In: A sign in/out sheet has been re-established for the nursery and can be found on the small white shelving unit. Parents are reminded to please sign it when they drop off and pick up their child(ren) in accordance with our Safe Church policy. Sunday Duties: A reminder to the Greeters that they are also responsible for coffee cleanup and hall monitoring (check halls at least once during the sermon, and anytime the door beeps during the service). Also, nursery attendants are reminded to please find your own replacement if you are unable to fulfill your duties when scheduled. Weekday Driving: If you are at the church on weekdays, you are asked to please NOT drive on the paved laneway that goes around the building to connect our two parking lots. This will help ensure the safety of HCS students as they frequently use the programs hallway exit to access the playground equipment. Missionary Newsletter: The latest "Blessings from Budapest" has been posted in the hallway. OUR CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY Come As You Are: St. Joseph Kingsbridge Community invites you to an Evening of Worship led by local band, Soul Purpose. Join us as we express what we believe through scripture and song. Tonight, September 23rd at 7:00 pm, St. Joseph's Kingsbridge Community Centre, 84675A Bluewater Highway. Room2Grow needs YOU! We are looking for volunteers who would like to give back to the community. If you can offer warm hugs, love, and understanding to a child or parent, we want to hear from you. We need child/infant caregivers and mentors for approximately two hours per week in either our Clinton or Exeter Groups. You will be blessed. Contact Room2Grow and let us know you want to help! PH: 519-606-0046 Email: email@example.com or Messenger: Reach us on Facebook at Room2Grow Pregnancy & Parenting Support Center. Clinton United Church Turkey Dinner: Thursday September 27 4:30 – 7:00 pm. Adults $18.00, 6-12 yrs $8.00. Advance Tickets Only. Take Out Available. Call for tickets at the office 482-9553, or Mary 482-7419, Groves TV. Non-Denominational Church Hockey League: Are you or anyone you know interested in playing some fun, recreational non-contact hockey with fellow Christians this winter? Sign up now for this season! Any players aged 16 and over are welcome; we come from a variety of churches, ages, and skill-levels and we play at 8:00 in Hensall on Saturday nights! The cost estimate is approximately $200 for the year or $15 per game, but will be confirmed or adjusted depending on enrolment. This fee goes to cover our ice time, team jerseys and referee costs. Contact Andrew S. by September 30th to let him know if you are interested in signing up for the whole year, or even if you are just interested in being a casual drop-in. Facebook group: Church Hockey League. EQUIP Conference: The Classis Huron Youth Ministry Team invites you to join us for the EQUIP conference on Saturday, November 17th From 8:45 am to 2:30 pm at Bethel CRC in Listowel. Lunch is included! The goal of the EQUIP conference is to equip, Church Leaders, Elders, Deacons, Ministry Leaders, and parents to navigate Youth Ministry. If you are interested, want to register, or have any question please email the Classis Huron Youth Ministry Team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please register by November 3rd. There is a poster in the hallway. The Wingham & District Right to Life invites you to quietly and prayerfully defend the unborn in our Annual Life Chain. On Sunday, September 30, from 2-3 p.m. People all across the country will be gathering in their local cities and towns along the main street, quietly holding Pro-life signs. YOU are invited to be a part of this important day. We will be meeting at Salvation Army Parking Lot, Josephine and Diagonal Road, Wingham, at 1:45 p.m. Refreshments will be served in the parking lot following the Life Chain. We will begin 40 Days of Prayer at the end of the Life Chain. Copies of the prayers are available at the Life Chain, from board members, or online at winghamright2life.com. A Community Prayer Service will be held to close the 40 Days of Prayer at Sacred Heart Parish, Wingham on Thursday, November 8th at 10:00 a.m. Please join other pro-lifers in prayers for 40 days and at our prayer service. Fall Retreat! Are you looking for a different opportunity to volunteer? Look no further! The Fall Retreat Planning Team is looking for people to become part of our team for the future. If you are interested in administration details, communication, or worship coordination please get in touch at email@example.com or call Bryan Deen at 519-574-7696 with any questions you may have. Fall Friendship Festival: This festival is for everyone. Enjoy music (led by Jacob Moon) and singing, fun activities, food and refreshments. Friends, parents, staff members and the public are invited to join us at Clearview Christian Reformed Church, 2300 Sheridan Garden Drive in Oakville. The day runs from 10:00am to 2:00pm on October 20, 2018 and lunch is provided. $10 per person, cash or cheque “Friendship Festival” at the door. Register by email... let us know you’re coming by sending an email to Marlene Nirula at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the names of everyone attending. For more information, contact Herb Goodhoofd at 905-469-9295. There is a poster for this event posted in the mailbox hallway. SCHOOL NEWS Great Wolf Lodge, 2018…. It's that time of year again! A block of rooms has been reserved during the annual Fall PA days for our Christian schools. Discounted rates are available for the dates of Oct. 25 & 26, 2018. Room rates start at $184.99/night. Our group name is: Christian Schools Getaway and the booking code is: 1810CHRI. To book your room go to: www.greatwolf.com/niagara or call: 1-866-949-9653. Booking deadline is Sept. 25, so reserve early to avoid disappointment! For further information, please ONLY contact Tammy Veld - email@example.com or call/text: 905.745.5609. Huron Christian School’s Dinner and Auction (November 17, 2018): Early bird pricing of $40 for the dinner is only available until this Friday, September 28! The price increases to $45 after September 28. Contact the school office to get your tickets.