Service led by: The Session Clerk and Members of the Congregation
Organist: Iain Mackinnon
Welcome and Intimations
Call to Worship (from Psalm 47)
Clap your hands, all you nations;
shout to God with cries of joy.
How awesome is the Lord Most High,
the great King over all the earth!
God has ascended amid shouts of joy,
the Lord amid the sounding of trumpets.
Sing praises to God, sing praises;
Sing praises to our King, sing praises.
For God is the King of all the earth;
sing to him a psalm of praise.
Hymn 147 (v. 1-4, 7) All creatures of our God and King
Prayer of Approach
Reading: From Psalm 104 – Linda and Annie
Hymn 103 Fill your hearts with joy and gladness
Talk: Light at the end of the tunnel – Stewart
Talk: Summer Holiday Club – Michelle
Prayer of Thanksgiving for summertime – Jenny and Tim
Hymn 149 Let all creation dance
Reading: Colossians 1: 15-23 – Annie and Linda
Talk: ‘Through Christ, God created the whole universe’ – Anne
Hymn 210 Awake my soul
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;
praise him, all creatures here below;
praise him above, you heavenly host;
praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
Prayer of Dedication
Prayers for others – Tim
Hymn 225 Summer suns are glowing
Closing Voluntary – The Harmonious Blacksmith George F Handel (1685-1759)
Sunday Services – Thank you to all those who have contributed to our service today.
Next Sunday, 14 August, our worship will be led by Rev David Cooper who will be baptising his grandson, Aidan, son of Judith and Mark Cooper.
New Parish Steering Group – The Steering Group’s July update is now available on the NP website. www.towardsournewparish.com
Printed copies are available in the church foyer.
Fresh Start – Starter Packs – 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.
Thank you to those who have already responded by bringing goods for Fresh Start.