Sun, Oct 31|
Zion-Memorial United Church
Reformation Sunday Loving is the first step in following God. "The Way IS Love" Rev. David Sherwin Deuteronomy 6: 1-9 Mark 12: 28-34
Time & Location
Oct 31, 2021, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Zion-Memorial United Church, 37 Franklin St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 1R6, Canada
About the Event
Sunday morning Worship is now available both in-person AND online.
To attend in-person Worship, please register.
To access online Worship through ZOOM, click HERE or open ZOOM and enter the Meeting ID below.
Meeting ID: 875 7968 2098
ORDER OF SERVICE
WE GATHER TOGETHER
WORDS OF WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
CALL TO WORSHIP
OPENING HYMN: “There’s A Wideness in God’s Mercy” #271, verses 1,4,5
WELCOME TO THE CHILDREN
LIGHTING THE CHRIST CANDLE
RESPONSIVE MUSIC: “For All Your Goodness” #549 (Voices United)
(Children leave for Sunday School while this music is playing.)
As we worship in this place, we remember that for thousands of years,
First People’s lives and spirituality have been deeply connected to the
land. We stand here on unceded Algonquin territory. We give thanks for
past stewardship of the land, and pledge to live here with respect, care, and
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 trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
the power and the glory,
for ever and ever. AMEN.
SOLO: “How Great Thou Art” Sung by Winston Hooper
WE LISTEN FOR GOD’S WORD
SCRIPTURE READINGS – Reader: Donna Norman
1. Deuteronomy 6:1-9
2. Mark 12:28-34
HYMN: “O Love, How Deep” #348, verses 1,3,4 (Voices United)
SERMON: “The Way is Love”
MEDITATIVE MUSIC: “Here is Love” - Tune: "Jesus Only" by Robert Lowry;
arranged by Tracey Craig McKibben
WE RESPOND TO GOD’S WORD
OUR OFFERING TO GOD
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE
CLOSING HYMN: “My Love Colours Outside the Lines” #138 (More Voices)
WE GO FORTH TO SERVE
COMMISSIONING AND BENEDICTION
POSTLUDE: “Love Lifted Us” - Tune: "Safety" by Howard E. Smith; arranged by