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ABERDEEN ST MARK’S CHURCH OF SCOTLAND

Sunday 19 January, 2014 CELEBRATION OF HOLY COMMUNION God and Initiative

Blessed be the one who trusts in the Lord


Welcome Call to Worship Praise: CH4: 510

Jesus calls us here to meet Him

Prayers Reading:

Psalm 40: 1-11 (page 462)

Praise: CH4: 31

I waited patiently for God

Reading:

John 1: 29-34 (page 872)

Praise: CH4: 595

O breath of life, come sweep through us HOLY COMMUNION

Praise: CH4: 600

Spirit of God, unseen as the wind

Short reflection Prayers for the World Praise: CH4: 644 Benediction

O Jesus I have promised


Church Family News 1. The Guild of Friendship meets at 2.15pm tomorrow afternoon for a Beetle Drive. All welcome. 2.

The Guild and the Men’s Club meet together tomorrow evening at 7.30pm for a Burn’s Night. All welcome.

3.

The O.A.K. Café is holding a special lunch on Thursday 6 February, from 11.30am to 1.00pm in aid of the Stuart Lawtie Memorial Fund, supporting the care of young people with uncommon cancers.

4.

Questions of Faith. After the service on 26 January, there will be an opportunity to explore, question and discuss the subjects which have come up in the sermons recently and to consider the question:- “Are the Commandments of any use or relevance to us today?”. Everyone is welcome to come along. Please bring a packed lunch. Tea and coffee will be provided. If you have any questions about this time together, please speak to Diane.

5.

Ascension. The Ascension Service will take place on Sunday 26 January at 5.00pm

6.

St. Mark’s Social Committee is holding “A Scots Nicht” on Saturday 1 February, from 7.00pm - 9.30pm. There will be entertainment, a Sing-a-Long and a free raffle. The menu will include Haggis & Neeps, Mince & Skirlie, Mashed Tatties, Macaroni Cheese, Trifle & Ice Cream, all for just £6.00. Tickets available from members of the Committee.

Please keep us informed: If you know of any member of the Church or a member of their family being in Hospital, please let Rev. Diane, or the Church Office, know as soon as possible, either by telephone (640672) or by e-mail – stmarksabdn@btconnect.com.


Forthcoming Services

Sunday 26 January

11.00am Morning Worship 5.00pm Ascension

Sunday 2 February

11.00am Morning Worship Homeless and poverty action Sunday

Sunday 9 February

11.00am Morning Worship 6.30pm O.A.K. Evening Service at Crown Terrace Methodist Church.

Sunday 16 February

11.00am Morning Worship

Sunday 23 February

11.00am Morning Worship Fair Trade Sunday


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