WORSHIP ONLINE – SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2021

TIME: 11:00 – 11:45 AM
VIA VIDEO OR PHONE CONFERENCE

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)

JOIN US VIA VIDEO OR PHONE CONFERENCE

We will continue to provide the login information each week by e-mail/phone. If you, or someone you know, would like to join the distribution list, please click here or contact Rev. Ann Stainton at hillcrest@bellnet.ca or 416-433-7997.

ORDER OF WORSHIP

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

Black History Month
First Sunday in Lent B
February 14, 2021
 
Hymn Sing:  Shema Dizon
 
Welcome and Announcements:  Grace Ingal

Gathering Music: Erika Steffer

Call to Worship: Grace Ingal

Invocation
 
Scripture Reading: Jaron De Los Trinos
Genesis 9: 8-17; 1 Peter 3: 18-22
Response to the Word
Jaron: The Word of God for the People of God.
Congregation: Thanks be to God.

Sermon: Rev. Dr. Joseph Driskill
Text: Mark 1:9-15
Meditation: “Stop, Listen. Notice”

Special Music: Erika Steffer
 
Pastoral Prayer

Lord’s Prayer: (recited)

The Offering: Grace Ingal

Invitation to Stewardship

Even during a pandemic, disasters continue to happen. In 2020, the COVID-19  pandemic impacted every area of our personal and communal lives. In the same way, it also touched every area of the work of the Week of Compassion through sustainable development, disaster relief, and refugee support. Because of your faithfulness, in 2020 alone, Week of Compassion provided nearly $3 million for responses all over the world. With so many in need your compassion is more important than ever.  When you share your gifts to Week of Compassion, you “Let Love  Flow .”  Your generosity ensures that, even in the midst of uncertainty, the transforming power of compassion continues to change the world.

We invite you to continue with your tithes and offering through one of the options below. We know many of you are facing challenges due to COVID-19 and offer understanding for any decision you make. 

Online through our page on Canada Helps
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: Amando Osias

Closing Prayer  

Dismissal: Erika Steffer

“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.
For tip sheets and the latest news on COVID-19, please visit the World Health Organization’s website by clicking here. https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public