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5th February 2023

Minister: Rev. Matthew Bicket

Organist: Iain Mackinnon

Welcome and Intimations

Call to worship

God in this time of worship,

Open our minds, hearts and souls to your presence.

God in this time of worship,

Give us a sense of what it means to be salt and light, remind us of our call to enhance the world around us.

God at the end of this time of worship,

Send us back out to the world, as salt and light, ready to let Your light shine through us.

Hymn  120  God, we praise you, God we bless you

Prayer of Approach (ending with Lord’s Prayer said by all)

Hymn 559  There is a Redeemer

Scripture Readings: Reader: Reader Shirley Hopkins
Old Testament: Psalm 112: 1-9
New Testament: Matthew 5: 13-20

Sermon

Hymn 542  Lord, speak to me that I may speak

Spoken Doxology (all remain standing)

Sing to the Lord of heaven and earth,
whom angels serve and saints adore,
the Father, Son, and Spirit blest
to whom be praise for evermore.

Prayer of Dedication for the offering

Prayers for the World

Hymn 248  For my sake and the Gospel’s, go

Benediction and Threefold Amen

Closing Voluntary – Prelude in A minor.   Francesco Durante.   (1684-1755)

INTIMATIONS

Sunday Services: We are pleased to welcome Rev Matthew Bicket to lead our worship today.

Next Sunday, 12 February, Rev Ron Smith will conduct our service.

Sunday 19 February will be our next joint service at South Leith church at 11.00am. (NO service in North Leith church that day.)
On Sunday 26 February we will welcome Rev John Tait as our new Locum Minister to lead us in worship.

Leith Churches Together: The next LCT lunch-time service takes place this coming Thursday, 9th February, at 1pm in Ebenezer United Reform Church, Bangor Road.  Tea and coffee will be served but please bring your own lunch and stay and chat after worship.

Church Roll: For those who remember Ian Low of Dudley Gardens, we are sorry to report that Ian died on 29 January.

The funeral has been arranged for 10.30 am at Warriston Crematorium on Thursday 23 February.


Christmas Appeal: The total raised for the Red Cross Afghanistan Crisis Appeal was £953 (including income tax recovery).
Thank you to all who donated.

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