TIME: 11:00 – 11:45 AM

Dear friends, 

 We invite you to join us Sunday morning for our worship service online. At 10:30am, you can join in for a time of fellowship. We will also use this time to ensure you are properly connected, before we begin our service at 11:00am. Please state your name at the beginning of logging in. We encourage you to forward this email to friends and family who may want to join our online service. The login information is updated each week.

The Ministerial Team and the Board of Elders/Administrative Board
Hillcrest Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)


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You are encouraged to prepare a piece of bread and juice and we will partake in Communion together.

First Sunday after Christmas B
December 27, 2020
Hymn Sing: Shema Dizon
Welcome and Announcements:  Nicole Delos-Reyes

Gathering Music: Shema Dizon

Call to Worship: Nicole Delos-Reyes


Scripture Reading: Magelle De Los Trinos
Isaiah 61:10–62:3; Luke 2:22-40

Response to the Word:
Magelle: The Word of God for the People of God.
Congregation: Thanks be to God.

Sermon: Rev. Dr. Joseph Driskill
Text: Galatians 4: 4-7
Meditation: The Gift’s Unforeseen Strength 

Special Music: Shema Dizon

Pastoral Prayer:

Lord’s Prayer (recited)

The Offering: Nicole Delos-Reyes
Invitation to Stewardship:
Your regular offering and donation to the Christmas offering may be made through:
1. Online through our page on Canada Helps
2. Mail a cheque to Hillcrest Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 2 Vaughan Road, Toronto, ON M6G 2N1

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Celebration of the Lord’s Supper: Rev. Dr. Joseph Driskill

Invitation to the Table
Consecration and Participation
Prayer for the Bread: Hubert Reece
Prayer for the Cup: Carolyn Carruthers

Closing Prayer 

Dismissal: Shema Dizon                   
“Go Now in Peace”
Go now in peace. Never be afraid.
God will go with you each hour of ev’ry day.
Go now in faith, steadfast, strong and true.
Know He will guide you in all you do.
Go now in love, and show you believe.
Reach out to others so all the world can see.
God will be there, watching from above.
Go now in peace, in faith and in love.
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