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You are encouraged to prepare a piece of bread and juice and we will partake in Communion together.
Ascension of the Lord Sunday
May 16, 2021
Hymn Sing: Shema Dizon
Welcome and Announcements: Melissa Danguecan
Gathering Music: Shema Dizon
Call to Worship: Melissa Danguecan
Time with the Children: Chelsea Delos-Reyes
Scripture Reading: Mary Danielle Delos-Reyes
Ephesians 1:15-23; Psalm 47
Response to the Word
Mary Danielle: The Word of God for the People of God.
Congregation: Thanks be to God.
Sermon: Rev. Dr. Joseph Driskill
Text: Luke 24:44-53.
Meditation: “Once Upon A Time.”
Special Music: Shema Dizon
Lord’s Prayer (recited)
The Offering: Melissa Danguecan
Invitation to Stewardship:
Today and next week we will be receiving the Pentecost Special Offering. Pentecost is an annual celebration for Christian churches throughout the world. The Pentecost offering is important because it directly supports new Disciples’ faith communities. It provides training and assessments, project funding, congregational materials and assistance to help new congregation at the beginning of their life cycle. When we share the Chalice, we share and multiply the Love.
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
- Mail to Amando Osias, 29 Savona Drive, Etobicoke, ON M8W 4T9
Prayer of Thanksgiving
Celebration of the Lord’s Supper: Rev. Dr. Joseph Driskill
Invitation to the Table
Consecration and Participation
Prayer for the Bread: Carolyn Carruthers
Prayer for the Cup: Hubert Reece
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.