Call to Worship

One: All who are bent over with worry,
All: this is a place of sanctuary.
One: All who are burdened with life,
All: this is a house of care.
One: All who are lost without company,
All: this is a gathering of welcome.
One: All who travel with questions,
All: this is a community of seekers.
One: All who reach out for God,
All: this is a sacred space of worship.
One: Come, let us rest in God as we worship!

Hymn #638: Take time to be holy
Words: W.D. Longstaff (1822-1894) Words: public domain Music: TAKE TIME TO BE HOLY, George C. Stebbins (1846-1945) OneLicense: #97965

Welcome & Gathering Prayer

Sung Lord’s Prayer: Knox Music Scholars

Assurance of God’s Grace

Peace Invocation: Shalom (Donald J. Reagan)

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: Bent out of Shape

Hymn #474: There is a balm in Gilead
Words: African-American spiritual Music: BALM IN GILEAD, African- American spiritual Words: public domain

Scripture: Psalm 71: 1-7
read by Sue & Bruce Dickieson Luke 13: 10-17

Sermon: Wondering about…sabbath

Musical Reflection: Our God who weeps
Performed by Mary-Catherine Pazzano (Kate Scull) © 2006. Licensing through LicenSing. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Life and Ministry of Knox Waterloo

Invitation to the Offering

Offertory: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
(J.S. Bach): Jotham Sennema, Guitar

Contributors: Brian Wren Text: © 1989, Hope Publishing Company, OneLicense # 39037

Praise God from whom all blessings flow.
Praise God all creatures high and low.
Praise God in Jesus fully known:
Creator, Word and Spirit: One.

Prayer of Thanksgiving and Hope

Hymn: We cannot measure how you heal
Words and Music: John Bell © 1989 WGRG c/o Iona Community, GIA Publications, Inc. OneLicense #01400


Sending Song: Amen
(Traditional Words and Music): Public Domain


Worship Leaders:The Rev. Courtney Crawford, Mary-Catherine Pazzano
Tech Team: Grant Birks, Barb Gaudet, Deb Lacoste
Copyright: CCLI License # 2580326. Onelicense A-713805 Images and videos used with permission.