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June 5, 2011 Holy Communion Sacrament of Holy Communion *The Congregation stands

Prayers of Thanksgiving and Intercession

ORDER OF WORSHIP

*Closing Hymn: 274 Crown Him with many crowns Blessing

We Draw Near to God Prelude Welcome and Announcements Call to Worship *Opening Hymn: 267 Rejoice the Lord is King Prayers of Approach & Confession & Assurance of Pardon The Lord's Prayer: 831 We present our gifts to God *Doxology: 830 & Prayer of Dedication *Hymn: 270 The head that once was crowned with thorns We Listen to God's Word The Written Word of God read by Michelle Tin New Testament Acts 1: 14, 1-11 (NT 118) (see next page) Psalm 47 New Testament Ephesians 1 15-23 (NT 192) Gospel Luke 24: 44-53 (NT 91) Prayer Hymn: 268 All hail King Jesus Sermon “Our awesome God” Ascription of Glory Anthem “Take This Moment ”

John Bell

Sacrament of Holy Communion Invitation to the Lord’s Table *Communion Hymn: 530 I Come with Joy The Apostle’s Creed: 539

Benediction and Choral Amen: 780 Psalm

A cordial welcome is extended to our visitors this morning. Please stay for a time of fellowship after the service.

Our ushers today: Jack & Lorna White Ushers next week: Merv & May McCleery Our fellowship hosts: Melba Shaver, Nita Campbell Hosts next week: Laura Hope, Mary Pipke

Announcements Iona Please mark you calendars for the Iona Strawberry Social coming up on Wednesday th June 15 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are available this Sunday in the foyer or through the office mid week. $7 for adults, $4 for children R Clap your hands, all you peoples; shout to God with loud songs of joy. For the Lord, the Most High, is awesome, a great ruler over all the earth. The Lord subdued peoples under us, and nations under our feet. The Lord chose our heritage for us, the pride of Jacob whom he loves. R God has gone up with a shout, the Lord with the sound of a trumpet. Sing praises to God, sing praises; sing praises to our Sovereign, sing praises. For God is the king of all the earth; Sing praises with a psalm. God reigns over the nations; God sits on his holy throne. The princes of the peoples gather as the people of the God of Abraham. For the shields of the earth belong to God; he is highly exalted. R

Please invite family and friends.

Tri-Church Announcements Thank you to every one for your continued support while our custodian Al Baksh is away. He will be back with us on June 11. The Tri-Church Outdoor service this year is June 19 at 10:30 am. Please bring your own lawn chair and hat and sunscreen. Iona Congregation is responsible for desserts and not sandwiches as was stated in the Ionian church newsletter. We have fliers going out to the area and we will need volunteers to help deliver these next week-end to be th completed by mid week prior to the 19 .


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Exercise Class Update - Another Bump in the Road When I called Jennifer Ettinger to discuss starting dates of the class, she offered profuse apologies. Fortunately for her, but unfortunately for us, she has been offered the opportunity to do a network TV show for Rogers! This is the dream of a lifetime and I congratulated her on our behalf. She does not yet know how much time this will involve but obviously can’t make any other commitments at this point. She agreed to stay in touch and let me know later if anything might be possible. She also offered to think about possible contacts for other leaders. In any case, with summer coming we would not have been ready to start before Sept. so we might still find someone to lead the class. If you already have a doctor’s letter, hang onto it! Healthy Balance to Life - by Mosaic Health Care - Free Presentation Fri., June 17, 2011 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. - an afternoon of Tai Chi with healthy refreshments 2900 Steeles Ave. E., Ste. 218. RSVP by June 10th. 905597-7000. See flyer on PN bulletin board

IONA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Minister: Rev. James F. Biggs Church: (416) 494-2442 Home: (905) 428- 0505 Jim’s Cell: (905) 709-0642 Director of Music: Robert Williams

Your gifts to Presbyterians Sharing sent The Rev. Edward Hoekstra to serve the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian in Malawi (CCAP). For the past three years Ed has served the congregations of St. Colomba and St. Michael and All Angels and started a thriving ministry in Blantyre’s prisons. Ed and his wife Jackie will be returning to Canada in June 2011 where they will begin a time of deputation before returning to ministry in Canada. June 5, 2011 Holy Communion


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