Sunday, January 5th, 2014 Epiphany Sunday If you are our guest this morning, we welcome your children to participate in our programs for Nursery (ages 0-3) and Columbakids (Jk-Gr.8) following the children’s time in the service. * Please stand if you are able *Hymn: “Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies” #177 The Ministry of Music The Message Scriptures: Isaiah 60: 1-6, Matthew 2: 1-12 Ephesians 3: 1-12 WE RESPOND TO GOD’S WORD WE GATHER TO WORSHIP GOD The Prelude *Hymn: “Hail to the Lord’s anointed” #115 Verses 1, 4 &5 *Call to Worship L: Arise, shine, for your light has come and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you. P: Darkness shall cover the earth and thick in darkness the peoples; but the Lord will rise upon you and his glory will be seen upon you. L: Nations shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your rising. P: Violence shall no more be heard in your land, ruin or destruction within your borders. L: The sun shall be no more your light by day, nor for brightness shall the moon give light to you by night. P: For the Lord will be your everlasting light, and your God will be your glory. *Statement of Faith: “We Are Not Alone” (From the Iona Book of Common Worship) L: We are not alone. We live in God’s world; ALL: We believe in God, who has created and is creating, who has come in Jesus to reconcile and to make all things new. We trust God, who calls us to be the church; to love and serve others, to seek justice and to resist evil, to proclaim Jesus, crucified, dead and risen; our judge and our hope. In life, in death, in life beyond death, God is with us: We are not alone. Thanks be to God. *Hymn: “We Three Kings” #173 Opening Prayer Our Church Family at Work WE HEAR GOD’S WORD Hymn: “As With Gladness Men of Old” Scripture Reading: Psalm 72:10-14 #172 *We Present our Offerings to God #774 The Prayers of the People with the Lord’s Prayer: Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us debts our as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory, forever. Amen. WE GO OUT TO SERVE GOD *The Benediction *Closing Chorus: Walk with the Lord Go from this place filled with his everlasting grace. Walk with the Lord Go where he leads blessed by his love and his peace Each day you live in all you do let the light of Christ be found in you Walk with the Lord Trust and obey Go now and serve him in faith Amen. Amen. Amen. Amen. Amen. © 2004 Don Besig/Nancy Price The Postlude Mon Tues Wed Thurs January This Week at St. Columba! 7:30pm Monday Night Bible Study (Lillian M) 7:00pm Care & Fellowship 10:00am Coffee Break 6:15pm Band Practice 7:30pm Choir Practice 7:00pm Presbyterian Woman Coming Events! 14th F&M Team 16th Church Executive 23rd Session Need a Ride to Church? Please contact the Church office Monday to Thursday 9:30am to 12:30pm or contact Maureen C. If you get no answer please leave a message and she will return your call as soon as possible. Thank You St. Columba Presbyterian Church 520 Bridge Street East, Belleville ON K8N 1R6 Church Telephone: 613-962-8771 The Rev. Jennifer Cameron Director of Music: John Brewster www.stcolumbabelleville.ca [email protected] MINISTERS: ALL OF US!!! Office Hours Monday to Thursday 9:30 AM-12:30 PM Announcements 2014 offering envelopes are ready for pick up in the Narthex ANNUAL REPORTS Team and Group Leaders! With these cold winter nights approaching in January, it would be a good time to write up your annual report for your team. You can email them to the office at [email protected] or place a hard copy (printed) in the mailbox outside the secretary’s office Please have all reports submitted no later than Sunday January 19th. Thank You Coffee Break: The Mid-Week Coffee Break invites you to come for coffee/tea and fellowship on Wednesday mornings from 10-11am. Come share your Wednesday morning coffee with friends at St. Columba! OUR VISION To offer joyfully to the world the love of Christ. WELCOME We do welcome you in the name of Jesus Christ. If you would like further information about our congregation or a visit from our pastor, please complete one of the “request cards” that you will find in your pew and place it on the offering plate or hand it to an usher.