There will be no recording of this Worship
Minister: Rev. John Tait
Organist: Iain Mackinnon
Welcome and Intimations
Call to Worship
Hymn 111 Holy, holy, holy, Lord God almighty!
Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer
Scripture Reading: Isaiah 1: 10-18 Reader: Beryl Curlett
Hymn 484 Great God, your love has called us here
Scripture Reading: Luke 19: 1-10
Hymn 509 Jesus calls us! O’er the tumult
Praise the God who reigns above;
praise the Son who lived below;
praise the Spirit, three in one,
God we love and know.
Dedication of the Offering
Prayers for the World
Communion Hymn 662 Jesus, thou joy of loving hearts
Sacrament of Communion
During Thanksgiving Prayer:
All Holy, holy, holy Lord
God of power and might
Heaven and earth are full of your Glory
Hosanna in the highest
Blessed is he who comes
in the name of the Lord
Hosanna in the highest
Hymn 622 We sing a love that sets all people free
Benediction and Threefold Amen
Closing Voluntary – Gloria. WA Mozart (1756-1791)
Sunday Services: We are pleased to welcome Rev John Tait to lead our communion service today.
Next Sunday, 6 November, our worship will be led by Rev Dr Martin Scott.
Church Magazine: Please pick up a copy of the latest magazine if you have not already seen it.
Harvest Appeal: The appeal for Christian Aid’s East Africa Hunger Crisis Appeal closes today.
Fresh Start: The current most pressing needs are for Kettles, Toasters, Frying pans, Pots, male and female Toiletries.
Seafarers’ Christmas bags: For the next two Sundays, 6 and 13 November, we will be collecting donations for the bags. You can give money or gifts of wrapped chocolates, shortbread, fudge/ tablet, mixed sweets, and mixed nuts.
Leith Rotary Club’s forthcoming charity concert: This will be held on Thursday evening 17 November at 7pm in South Leith Parish Church.
The concert will showcase the musical talents of the pupils at both Leith and Trinity Academies and will be in aid of Kids Operating Room (KidsOR), which gives access to word class, state-of-the-art paediatric surgeries for life saving operations on children in Africa and South America and ensures there are qualified staff to run them.
Donations on entry will be welcome.
Kirk Session: The next Session meeting is due to take place in the evening of Wednesday 9 November.
If anyone would like to suggest a charity for the usual Christmas Appeal please give details to the Session Clerk.
This year the charity should be one working for overseas beneficiaries.