Thanksgiving Sunday

Prelude

Call to Worship (from Psalm 100)

One: Make a joyful noise to the Lord!
All: Enjoy God’s presence with singing!
One: The Lord made us;
All: we belong to God.
One: Enter the gates of the Lord with thanksgiving; All: enter God’s courts with praise.
One: For God is good.
All: The love of God endures forever.

Hymn #412: Come, Let Us Sing
Words Jim Strathdee; Music Jim Strathdee, arr. Jean Strathdee © 1977 Desert Flower Music, Used by permission. OneLicense #60010

Welcome & Gathering Prayer, Lord’s Prayer

Assurance of God’s Grace

Peace Invocation: Calm me, Lord
Words David Adam, Music Margaret Rizza
© 1998, Kevin Mayhew Ltd. Admin. and sub-published by GIA Publications, Inc., OneLicense #35778

Calm me, Lord as you calmed the storm;
Still me, Lord, keep me from harm.
Let all the tumult within me cease;
Enfold me Lord, in your peace.

Scripture & Wondering: Deuteronomy 26:1-11

A Story for the Whole Community

Bagels from Benny, a book by Aubrey Davis & Dusan Petricic

Musical Reflection: Thank You Lord
Words & Music Don Moen and Paul Baloche
© 2004 Integrity’s Hosanna! Music CCLI # 4220833

Scripture & Wondering: Matthew 25: 31-46

Hymn #670: Amazing grace
Words John Newton & others, Music Columbian Harmony 1829 Public Domain. One License# 83966

Life and Ministry of Knox Waterloo

Invitation to the Offering

Offertory: The Butterfly Song (If I Were A Butterfly) – Jotham Sennema
Written by Brian M. Howard © Mission Hills Music CCLI # 35445

Doxology:
Words & Music Brian Doerksen and Steve Mitchinson © 1999, Vineyard Songs (UK/Eire), CCLI #2580326

We come to you with a song of praise, for your love,
The music of our soul’s delight, brought with love.
We come to you with a heart of thanks, for your love; An offering of all we are, brought with love.

All creation, looks to you.
All provision comes from you.
In ev’ry sunrise, hope shines through.
For your mercy, we thank you.

Prayers of Thanksgiving and Hope
Sung Refrain: Thank you, God based on a song by Raffi

Hymn #802: For the fruits of all creation
Words Fred Pratt Green, Music Welsh traditional © 1970 Hope Publishing Company CCLI #3371769

Blessing

Sending Song: #777 Send me, Lord/Thuma Mina

  1. Leader: Thuma Mina:
    All: Thuma mina (x3) Somandla.
  2. Leader: Send me, Lord:
    All: Send me, Jesus; (x3) Send me, Lord.
  3. Leader: Lead me, Lord:
    All: Lead me, Jesus; (x3); Lead me, Lord.
  4. Leader: Fill me, Lord:
    Congregation: Fill me, Jesus (x3) fill me, Lord.
    Words South African (Zulu) traditional, Music South African traditional; arrangement Anders Nyberg © 1984, Walton Music Corporation OneLicense #592e04d40c50a

Postlude


Worship Leaders: The Rev. Courtney Crawford, The Rev. Hugh Donnelly, Mary-Catherine Pazzano, Jotham Sennema
Tech Team: Grant Birks, Kathleen Forde, Joseph Gordon
Copyright: CCLI License #2580326. Onelicense A-713805 Images and videos used with permission.