The Baptism of Jesus


Call to Worship

One: We gather in the name of Jesus,
All: who invites us to a new and abundant way of living.
One: The Spirit of Christ is in our midst,
All: prodding us to keep moving along the road of faith.
One: Arise, shine,
All: for our light has come!

Hymn  #183  Christ, when for us you were baptised

Welcome, Gathering Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Assurance of God’s Grace

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

Fun with the Young at Heart

Musical Reflection: Prelude in F Sharp Major, BWV 882 (J.S. Bach)
Performed by Sophie Kim

Scripture: Mark 1:4-11

Wondering about…Water, Baptism & Transformation

Featuring a video presentation from House of Friendship

Musical Reflection: Feeling Good (Leslie Bricusse/Anthony Newley)
Performed by Mary-Catherine Pazzano

Life and Ministry of Knox Waterloo

Presentation of our offering

Offerings may be given in prayer and service and with financial gifts…
Ways to Give to Knox

Invitation to Offering

Offertory Hymn:  #174  Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness

Doxology: Lord of All Good (Louis Bourgeois, Albert F. Bayly, from Sing the Journey #60)

Lord of all good, our gifts we bring to you
Use them your holy purpose to fulfill
Tokens of love and pledges brought anew
That our whole life is offered to your will
Lord of all good, our gifts we bring to you

Prayers of Thanksgiving and Hope

One: Give strength, O God,
All: And bless us with peace.

Hymn    #743  Lead on eternal Sovereign


Sending Song  Walk with me

Walk with me
I will walk with you
And build the land
that God has planned
Where love shines through

Copyright 1988 Estate of John S.Rice
From Voices United

Worship Leaders: The Rev. Courtney Crawford, The Rev. Hugh Donnelly, Mary-Catherine Pazzano

Tech Team: Grant Birks, Mark Culp, Kathleen Forde

Knox Waterloo: CCLI License # 2580326
Images and videos used with permission.