Call to Worship:  Carol White
Leader: God’s Word is a lamp to our feet; People: and is a light to our path.
Leader: God’s Word is made visible in Christ; People: in him we are rooted in truth.
Leader: God’s Word is revealed through The Holy Spirit;
People: and lived out in our faithful response. Let us worship God.
Opening Hymn: #757 "Come sing, O church in joy! "
Scripture Reading: Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23
Reader: Carol White
Hymn of Preparation: #655 "Give me oil in my lamp "
Sermon: "Mary, Mary Quite Contrary, How does Your Garden Grow"
Pastoral Prayer: (Prayer requests given to an Elder or the Minister, prior to worship will be included at this time )
Reception of Offering
Dedication of Offering: (Hymn # 661 verse 1)
We give Thee but Thine own,
What-e'er the gift may be:
All that we have is Thine alone
A trust, O Lord, from Thee.
Opportunities for Witness and Service
Peace of Christ:  (Please turn to your pew neighbour and offer the blessing of the Peace of Christ)
Hymn: #775 "Sent forth by your blessing"
Choral Response: "Go Now in Peace"