WE GATHER TO WORSHIP

SUNDAY, April 22, 2018


The vision of Knox Preston Church is to continue to grow, learn, and share the love of God in Christ within our community and the world.


OUR APPROACH TO GOD

Welcome


Call to Worship:  Lorene MacKenzie & Family

Leader: Jesus the Christ said, I am the Good Shepherd.
People: Amen.

Leader: Let us gather in the name of the one who leads us by still waters.
People: Amen.

Leader: Let us gather in the name of the one who prepares a banquet for us.
People: Amen. Let us worship God.

Introit: "In the Garden" Solo by Larry Schut


Opening Hymn: #371 "Love divine, all loves excelling"


Children's Focus:

Message

Knox Preston Vision Statement


Children's Prayer & Lord's Prayer: Rev. Bill Bynum

All People:
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 forever and ever. Amen.


Hymn of Praise: #347 "There were ninety and nine"


THE WORD OF GOD PROCLAIMED


New Testament Lesson: 1 John 3:16-24 (Page 260)
Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts.....1 John.....Revelation
Reader: Rev. Bill Bynum


Responsive Reading: Psalm 23 (Page 553)
Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers.....Psalm.....Malachi
Reader: Lorene MacKenzie & Family


New Testament Reading: Acts 4:5-12 (Page 125)
Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts........Revelation
Reader: Lorene MacKenzie & Family


Hymn of Preparation: #358 "There is a redeemer"


Sermon: Do vs. IS


Anthem: Now the green blade


OUR RESPONSE TO GOD'S WORD

Pastoral Prayer: (Prayer requests given to an Elder or the Minister, prior to worship will be included at this time )


Reception of Offering

Ways to Give: Envelope, P.A.R., canadahelps.org – Knox Preston Church

"All who believed were together and had all things in common; they would sell their possessions and goods and distribute the proceeds to all, as any had need."
Acts 2:44-45


Dedication of Offering: (Hymn # 661 vs 1)


Peace of Christ:  (Please turn to your pew neighbour and offer the blessing of the Peace of Christ)


GOING FORTH TO SERVE GOD


Hymn of Commitment: #252 "He is Lord" (3x)


Benediction


Choral Response: Hymn #264 "Sing Amen"


Postlude

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