Sadly, this church is now closed for worship. From Easter Sunday please join us at North and South Leith Parish Church in the Kirkgate for Sunday worship at 11am
Online Worship worship

31st July 2022

8th Sunday after Pentecost

Minister: Rev. Douglas Paterson

Organist: Iain Mackinnon

The Rich Fool

Welcome and Intimations

Call to Worship

Loving God, Creation is your gift
The heavens declare your glory
The earth reveals your gifts
We come into your presence
Rejoicing in your goodness
Come let us praise the Lord
To you we offer our praise and our prayers.

Hymn 212  Morning has broken  – no copyright    

Prayer of Approach ending with Lord’s Prayer

First thought      

Hymn 125  Lord of all being, throned afar  

Readings: Colossians 3: 1-11 and  Luke 12: 13-21 – Jimmy Hudson

Hymn 550  As the deer pants for the water


Hymn 231  For the fruits of all creation

Spoken Doxology   (Hymn 816)

Now to him who loved us, gave us
every pledge that love could give,
freely shed his blood to save us,
gave his life that we might live,
be the kingdom, power and glory
and thanksgiving evermore.

Dedication of the Offering

Prayers for the World

Hymn 192  All my hope on God is founded


God the Creator bless us
God the Son walk with us
The Spirit lighten our way
This and every day

Threefold Amen

Closing Voluntary – Cavatina   Christoph W Gluck (1714-1787)

Picture: JESUS MAFA (Cameroon bible project), The Rich Fool, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN


Sunday Services – We are pleased to welcome Rev. Douglas Paterson, who is leading our worship today.

Next Sunday, 7 August, our worship will be led by members of the congregation and will be a service of summer praise

New Parish Steering Group – The Steering Group’s July update is now available on the NP website.
Printed copies are available in the church foyer.

Fresh Start – Starter Packs – There has been a big increase in demand for starter packs due to the Ukrainian war.  Over 120 packs/week are currently being issued.
Stocks are low on frying pans and pots & pans in good condition; double bed sheets; toiletries (toothbrushes and toothpaste); kitchen utensils; household cleaning products; screw-in light bulbs for lamps.
If you can help, please bring goods to the church or speak to Ellen Lowe.

Starbank Park

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