NASHWAAKSIS UNITED CHURCH
Your Family Church
Clergy: Rev. Nathan Wright
November 17, 2019
The Bulletin today is Dedicated by
Don and Kay Clowater in Celebration
Of the birth of their second Grandson,
Aiden Christopher Clowater,
Born Oct. 28th at the IWK in Halifax
Gathering Songs: “Each Blade of Grass” MV Supp. p. 4
“It’s a Song of Praise to the Maker” MV Supp. P. 3
Call to Worship
One: We gather this day in awe and wonder, in the midst of God’s marvelous creation.
All: With the mountains and rivers, trees and fields, we come to sing praise to God.
One: We gather this day to give thanks, grateful for God’s word of hope.
All: With the birds of the air and the whales of the sea, we come to sing praise to God.
One: We gather this day to rejoice, glorifying God for the gift of new life.
All: With the shining stars and the mighty thunder, we come to sing praise to God.
One: In humble adoration, let our souls proclaim: “My God, how great thou art!”
Hymn: “How Great Thou Art” VU 238
Bible Verse (Isaiah 12:2): “Surely God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid, for the Lord God is my strength and my might; God has become my salvation.”
Invitation to Confession:
One: Let us pray. Holy God, you spoke and creation was formed; you breathed out and life came into the world; you moved and the land became holy.
All: Help us to walk gently upon the ground, inspire us to care for the earth, and remind us that deep within the soil beats the heart of the One who created us, the One who loves us.
Silent prayers of confession
Assurance of Grace
One: We are an integral part of the creation story; our lives are a direct reflection of the presence of God. As we bask in the forgiveness Christ has offered, may we embody God’s unconditional love and show it to all the world. Amen.
Hymn: “Now Thank We All Our God” VU 236
A New Creed VU 918
Hymn: “Joyful, Joyful We Adore You” VU 232
Offering Song: “Our Hearts That Beat” - Screen
Prayer of Dedication
Scripture: Isaiah 65: 17-25
Choir’s Ministry of Music
Sermon: “A New Creation”
Hymn: “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty” VU 220
Prayers of the People and the Lord’s Prayer
Commissioning and Benediction
Sung Benediction: “I’m Gonna Live So God Can Use Me” VU 575
NASHWAAKSIS UNITED CHURCH, 46 Main Street, Fredericton,
Church office- Phone: 458-9452; email: email@example.com
Rev Nathan Wright Minister of Worship and Pastoral Care
Rev Priscilla Geisterfer Faith Formation Coordinator
Heather Brannon Music Director
Linda Dunham Office Administrator
Our Mission: "We are a community of believers in Jesus Christ, focused on scripture, and led by the Holy Spirit. We are called to exemplify the life and love of Jesus Christ; to nurture our Christian faith through worship, study, fellowship and service; and to be caring people, reaching out to each other, our neighbours, and to all God's people."