Minister: Rev. Matthew Bicket
Organist: Iain Mackinnon
Welcome and Intimations
Call to worship
God is in our midst, forming us to be God’s own people.
Though the way may be difficult, God will be with us.
We need not fear.
In the Lord we will take our refuge, for God is our strength.
Come to the Lord who will surround you with God’s own righteousness.
Lord, open our hearts and our spirits so that we may faithfully follow you.
Hymn 36 God is our refuge and our strength
Prayer of Approach (ending with Lord’s Prayer said by all)
With the young at heart
Hymn 522 The Church is wherever God’s people are praising
Scripture Readings: Reader: Scott Mackenzie
New Testament: 1 Peter 2: 2-10
John 14: 1-14
Sermon “Troubled hearts”
Hymn 603 For your gift of God the Spirit
Praise God, the Source of life and birth
Praise God, the Word, who came to earth;
Praise God the Spirit, holy flame;
All glory, honour to God’s name.
Prayers for the World
Hymn 110 Glory be to God the Father
Benediction and Threefold Amen
Closing Voluntary – Prelude in D JS Anderson (1853-1945)
Sunday Services: Next Sunday, 14 May, our Locum Minister, Rev. John Tait, will be back us. The following Sunday, 21 May, will be our Joint Service at 11 am in South Leith church.
Care Home Services: The next service at Trinity House Care Home in Craighall Road will be on Tuesday, 9 May at 2.30 pm. Please come along if you are able to visit the residents.
The Session will meet on Wednesday, 10 May at 7.30pm in the Session House.
Leith Churches Together: The next lunch-time service will be in the Quiet Space at South Leith church halls in Henderson Street on Thursday 11 May at 1pm. Remember to bring your lunch to continue in fellowship together after the service (tea/coffee will be provided).
Anonymous. Christ as The Way, The Truth, The Life, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN.