CELEBRATION OF HOLY COMMUNION
Entry of the Written Word
Call to Worship:
One: From the heights, from the depths,
All: we call to you, O God.
One: The love of Christ is vast,
All: embracing us, one and all.
One: God welcomes us at the table,
All: filling us with life and joy!
Hymn 314 “God is love: come heaven, adoring”
Passing the Peace
Peace Invocation: “Shalom”
May the peace of The Lord be with you,
At home and in your heart
Shalom with you abide
Through the day and night
Every day of your life.
Music: “Heart of Worship” by Matt Redman
sung by Knox Praise Band
Welcome, Acknowledgements and Announcements
Song: “I will be your friend”
Reading of Scripture: Luke 9:1-10
Presentation our Offering:
Witnessing Steward: David Pratley
Offertory: “10,000 Reasons” – Jonas Myrin & Matt Redman – Sung by Knox Praise Band
Hymn “For the life that you have given”
Prayer of Dedication
Meditation: “Being seen. Being loved.”
The Sacrament of Communion
Communion Hymn 528 “Jesus calls us here to meet him” (vs. 1 & 2)
Invitation to Communion
Great Prayer of Thanksgiving #564
Sharing Bread and Wine
(Please hold onto the bread and cup and we will commune together. Gluten free bread is wrapped on each tray.)
“What Feast Will You Bring?” – Sung by Knox Chancel Choir
Words and Music: Charles McCartha
Hymn 528 “Jesus calls us here to meet him” (vs. 3 & 4)
Choral Closing “Walk with me”
Walk with me, I will walk with you;
And build the land that God has planned
Where love shines through.
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Welcome Desk: Eleanor Larter & Nancy Holland
Greeters: Maria Milne
Ushers: Edi & Bill Stevens, Andrew Rozomiak, David Pratley, Sue & Bruce Dickieson
Radio/Sound: Ash Milne
Broadcast: Barb Gaudet
Multimedia: Andrew Church
Giving Table: Amy Wolf
Hospital Visitor: Beth Thorsen
Sunday Attendant: Willi Ilgauds
Welcome to Knox Waterloo
- You are welcome in the name of Jesus.
- Individual listening devices for improved sound are available at the Welcome Desk.
- We have Scent-Free Seating on the front left side as you enter from the back. You can also enter the scent free area from the side door.
- There is a bright, modern nursery on the main floor next to the sanctuary. If your infant or small child needs care during the worship service, you may leave the sanctuary and return as you wish. You and your child are welcome during worship. Childcare for infants and toddlers is available.
- Worship bags, containing quiet activities are on the wall opposite the nursery and toddler room. You are welcome to borrow one of these bags.
- Offering envelopes are on the backs of seats. You may choose to give after worship using credit card, debit card, or e-transfer. If using an offering envelope please leave your full address on it. This is a requirement for all charities in order to send charitable receipts for gifts.
- Please take a moment, if you wish, to introduce yourself to one of the ministers, or a greeter at the welcome desk.
There are many ways to give at Knox Waterloo. Everything we do is supported by the financial generosity of our community. We give generously in many ways.
- Some through PACK (Pre Authorized Contribution to Knox)
- Some generously with gifts of appreciated assets
- Some give via Credit Card or Debit after Church
- Some with weekly offering envelops
- Now through the phone app Tithe.ly, for Knox Waterloo, using our credit card at any time we feel God’s grace and a want to give. We can give 24 hours a day through this app. This takes about 10 seconds.
Knox Waterloo Presbyterian Church statement of Inclusion:
God’s Love Includes Everyone. As an inclusive, affirming congregation, we honour the diversity of God’s creation. Our community is richer when we include people of all ages, gender identities, racial and cultural backgrounds, sexual orientations, abilities, economic circumstances and family configurations. We seek to provide a safe space so that each person can bring every aspect of their whole self into participation within this congregation. We invite all to join into the life, leadership, witness and ministry of Knox Waterloo.