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Eldad – Hampton Pastoral Charge of
the United Church of Canada.

Lay Worship Leader: Shawn Pearce-Chambers
Neil Killens assisting with hymns and readings.
Organist & Choir Leader: Jennifer Pearce-Chambers.
Livestreaming: Shawn Pearce-Chambers.

September 20, 2020                          16th Sunday after Pentecost

Will be posted here Sunday at 11 a.m.
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People’s responses are in bold type.
Song titles, are also links to lyrics (provided available).

WE GATHER IN PRAISE

Prelude
Welcome

Gospel Jam: Amen | VU #87 I Am The Light |
VU #289 It Only Takes A Spark (Pass It On)

Call To Worship (unison)

Call on the name of God and give thanks.
Make known God’s deeds among the people.
Sing and tell of God’s wonderful works.
Let those who seek God rejoice in their hearts.
Let us worship God.

Hearing The Good News

Prayer of Confession (unison)

God of fruitful labor,
work sometimes brings out the worst in us.
At home, at school, in the workplace,
even in our relationship with you,
we too easily question what others do and get,
instead of taking care of our own business.
Take away our bitterness.
Teach us the art of the careful complaint.
Give us grateful hearts, we pray. Amen.

Words Of Assurance

Hear the good news: what we do matters, but our salvation is God’s doing. God hears our complaints, but also our prayers. God will not forget us.In Christ’s name, we are forgiven. Amen.

Life & Work of the Community Of Faith
Sharing Time

Hymn: VU #343 I Love To Tell The Story

WE ENCOUNTER GOD’S WORD

Scriptures (NIV – New International Version)

Psalm 105:1–6, 37–45
Philippians 1:21–30
Matthew 20:1–16

Reader: The word of the Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.

Anthem: “The Heart of Worship”

Message:“God of the First and Last”

We Respond With Prayer & Thanksgiving

Hymn: VU #506 Take My Life And Let It Be

Prayer For The Gifts & Givers

Prayers Of The People

Closing Hymn: VU #227 For Fruit Of All Creation

Benediction
Postlude

Go now in peace. Never be afraid.
God will go with you each hour of every day.
Go now in faith, steadfast, strong and true.
Know He will guide you in all you do.
Go now in love, and show you believe.
Reach out to others so all the world can see.
God will be there watching from above.
Go now in peace, in faith, and in love.


Sources:
Go Now in Peace. Words by Don Besig and Nancy Price. Music by Don Besig. © Copyright MCMLXXXVIII, Harold Flammer, Inc. All Rights reserved. ONE LICENSE, License #A-727078
Gathering Prayer:
https://www.ministrymatters.com/worship/entry/1663/worship-elements-september-20-2020
Prayer Of Confession:
https://www.ministrymatters.com/worship/entry/1663/worship-elements-september-20-2020
S
ermon:
https://www.fhcpresb.org/worship-music/sermon-archives/2011/09/god-of-the-first-and-the-last-matthew-201-16/



Eldad-Hampton Live  Worship Webcasts,
as well as, some Bible Studies (2020):

September – Live Service Webcasts

July 26 – Be Careful What You Pray For

July 19 – A ladder to God

July 12 – We are freed!

July 5 – Battle of the Two Empires

June 28 – The Blessed Obvious & weekly bible study.

June 21 – Love is… & weekly bible study.

June 14 – Reflections on the Rural and Village Church & weekly bible study.

June 7 – God the Creator & weekly bible study.

May 24 – “Here’s me, with Mona.” & Ascension Sunday bible study.

May 17 – “If you love me” & weekly bible study.

May 10 – “Many rooms in God’s house” & weekly bible study.

May 3 – Good Shepherd Sunday & Psalm 23 bible study.

April 26 – “Is this the way to Easter?” & The Road to Emmaus bible study.

April 19 – “If Easter finds us” & This is not a sprint–it’s a marathon bible study.

April 12 – Easter – “The eternal surprise”

April 11 – Easter Sunrise Meditation & Moderator Richard Bott’s Easter Message

April 10 – “Friday’s here, but Sunday’s comin” & Holy Week bible study

April 5 – “Other friends” & Palm Sunday bible study

March – “Live Service Webcasts”




Hampton United Church

Rooted in Faith

Growing in Love

Word Art Rooted in Faith

At Hampton United Church you will find a community that cherishes the history of this community and the heritage that has been passed on to us.  We work to honour the wisdom of our foremothers and fathers, while also responding to the challenges of our ever-changing world.  We recognize that people coming to our church are at different places on their spiritual journeys.  The ministry of our church is focused on creating a space so that wherever you may be on your journey you can find others to learn and grow with.

Weekly worship services see above.  Join us Sundays at 11 a.m for “live” online services, posted above.




“Five Great Reasons to Attend This Sunday”
  1. You’ve been looking for a sign from God. Here is it!
  2. Worship and Prayer reduce stress and brings us closer together with our loved ones. Who doesn’t want that?
  3. You’ve been saying you want to make new friends and here are a bunch of people who want the same thing.
  4. You realize life is more than work, and sense a spiritual side of yourself that needs some attention.
  5. Who doesn’t like free coffee and donuts? We’re all seeking grace, forgiveness, and greater meaning. Sometimes God gets things started with a Timbit.