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St. Anne’s Parish Church Corstorphine Sunday 13th January 2013

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ORDER OF SERVICE Preludes Trio in D minor BWV 583 Voluntary No 10 Siciliana

Sermon “Happiness”

JS Bach J Alcock G Atkinson

Welcome and Church Notices

Hymn No. 562 “Through the love of God, our Saviour”

WE MAKE OUR RESPONSE… Offering & Prayer

Call to Worship

THE COMMUNITY GATHERS… Hymn No. 106 “Bring to the Lord a glad new song”

WE DRAW NEAR TO GOD… Opening Prayer

PREPARATION FOR WORSHIP... (The words below are a short prayer which may be used by individuals before worship, offering an opportunity to prepare for worship. And while the cares and concerns of family, life and the world are brought with us to worship, we prepare ourselves to share our joy and burden in God’s presence).

Lord Jesus, the First and the Last and the Living One, and who in your mercy has brought us safely to the beginning of another year, accept our thanksgiving for the blessing of the past, renew our strength and courage in the present, and direct all our ways in the future: for your glory and honour, who are the same, yesterday, today and for ever. Amen.

WE LISTEN FOR GOD’S WORD… Time to Talk Hymn No. 194 “This is the day” A reading from the Old Testament Deuteronomy 33: 26 – 29 (p207 - OT) Anthem “Brightest and Best of the Sons of the Morning” Malcolm Archer

A reading from the New Testament Matthew 5: 1 – 12 (p7 - NT) Hymn No. 112 “God, whose almighty word”

Offertory Meditation

M Durufle

Prayers of the People Hymn No.547 “What a friend we have in Jesus”

OUR WORSHIP CONTINUES IN THE WORLD… Benediction & Sung Amen Postlude Prelude and Fugue in C BWV 545

JS Bach

Tea and Coffee will be served in the hall following worship this morning. Fairly traded goods will also be available. All are welcome.

Locum Minister:

Rev. Bill Irving St Anne’s Parish Church Kaimes Road, Corstorphine, Edinburgh, EH12 6JR Phone: 0131 – 316– 4740 Email: Website: Scottish Charity Number: SC006300

Church Notices Reader: Derek Whigham Next Sunday: 11am Morning Worship Office Hours: The Church Office will be open on Thursdays from 9.30am to 12 noon. When the office is not open, emails will be monitored. February Magazine: The deadline for articles for the February issue of the magazine is Sunday 20th January at 6pm. May Fair 2013: there will be a short meeting after the service on Sunday 20th January to discuss and agree stalls for the Church Fair in May. This will also be an opportunity to answer any questions people might have about the event. Can all Groups associated with the congregation please send along at least one representative. Thank you. Mark Hesketh - 0131 312 8591 The Kirk Session will meet on Monday 21st January at 7.30pm in the Guild Room. Any items for the agenda should be in the hands of either Session Clerk as soon as possible.

IT'S 2013 Happy Centenary Year to all St. Anne's members and their families & friends from the Centenary Organising Team. We hope you will enjoy the events planned to celebrate 100 years of our magnificent church building. We kick off with a fun, Family Ceilidh for all ages hosted by our Social Committee on Saturday 26th January at 7pm. in the Kaimes Road Church Hall. Fliers and tickets are available from the Social Committee and Elders today. Please come along and enjoy the party.

Intimations: All intimations to be included in next week’s order of service should be delivered to the church; placed in the box in the kitchen or e-mailed to NO LATER THAN 9am on Wednesday morning. Gift Aid Envelopes are available in the pews for members and visitors should they wish to further contribute to the worldwide work of the church by adding gift aid to their offering. If you are using one of the envelopes please fill in your name and address as without that we are unable to reclaim the tax on the donation. Pew Cards: These are available should you wish to join the congregation; know someone who requires a visit; or wish to take a more active role in the life of the congregation.

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