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Good Shepherd Sunday

Psalm 23

[ Read in Unison ]

ORDER OF WORSHIP

Iona Announcements This Sunday May 15th is the pulpit exchange. We welcome Canon Matthias Der as our preacher this morning. Rev. Jim is preaching at St. Cyprian’s, and Rev Mary preached at St. Christopher’s at 9 am.

We Draw Near to God Prelude Welcome Call to Worship *Opening Hymn: 691 My Shepherd Is The King Of Love Prayers of Approach & Confession & Assurance of Pardon The Lord's Prayer: 831 *Hymn: 11

The Lord’s My Shepherd We Listen to God's Word

The Written Word of God read by: Eugene Bourque New Testament:

Acts 2: 42-47 (NT 120)

Psalm

23 (OT 501) See Next Page

New Testament

1 Peter 2: 19-25 (NT 233)

Gospel:

John 10: 1-11 (NT 103)

R The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his names sake. R Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. R Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever. R

Prayer Hymn: 485 Savior, Like A Shepherd Lead Us Sermon

Canon Matthias Der

Ascription of Glory We Respond to God Announcements We present our gifts to God *Doxology: *Hymn: 650

830 & Prayer of Dedication He Leadeth Me

Prayers of Thanksgiving and Intercession *Closing Hymn: 699 All The Way My Shepherd Leads Me Blessings Benediction and Choral Amen: 780

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

Tri-Church Announcements Ravel Board meets Wed May 25 at 7.30 pm. TRI CHURCH WOMEN’S ANNUAL SPRING POT LUCK DINNER TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011  All women and men are welcome to attend  6:30 p.m. - Hospitality Time  7:00 p.m. - Pot Luck Dinner  Please bring your required dishes and cutlery, plus your food contribution. Food suggestions are: hot or cold main course items; or a salad; or a dessert. We suggest the quantity of food be sufficient to serve six to eight people.

Following dinner, our 2011-2012 Slate of Officers will be installed. Afterwards, the Diocese of Toronto Anglican

Ushers: Jack & Lorna White Ushers Next week: Joyce Ostler, Eugene Bourque Our Fellowship hosts: Linda Biggs, Gillian Goddard Fellowship Hosts next week: Rose Mohan, Great Baksh

Church Women’s President, Anita Gittens will be our Guest Speaker.


Parish Nursing Advisory Exercise Classes - Good News! We have found an excellent leader for our seniors’ exercise classes at Tri-Church. She is Jennifer Ettinger (Gwyn Ettinger’s daughter-in-law), a certified personal trainer. Jennifer will structure the class to meet the needs of participants (e.g. some may do the exercises from a seated position while others may be standing). We have discussed Wed. from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. as a possible time. Participants will need to submit a form signed by their family MD giving them medical clearance and identifying any limitations. Classes will cost $5.00/person/class and the Parish Nursing Ministry will also contribute. We will need a minimum of 6 participants to run the classes. Please sign the list on the bulletin board in your worship area if you are interested. If the time is not good for you, please state other day/time options. Thank you.

Mission Capsule

IONA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1080 Finch Avenue East, North York, Ontario M2J 2X2 E-mail: iona@tri-church.ca Web Page: www.tri-church.ca Minister: Rev. James F. Biggs Church: (416) 494-2442 Home: (905) 428- 0505 Jim’s Cell: (905) 709-0642 Director of Music: Robert Williams

MALAWI: Glenn Inglis Our gifts to Presbyterians Sharing support Glenn Inglis, the Executive Director of the Blantyre Synod Health and Development Commission. Glenn is helping the commission work with communities to develop livelihoods; care for orphans, vulnerable children and families affected by the AIDS pandemic; and prevent the spread of HIV. BSHDC is also running three emergency food distribution and recovery programs in the Balaka area – about 130 km north of Blantyre. Despite increases in food production, poverty levels remain high, with about 60% living on less than $2/day. “But,” Glenn writes, “churches grow and many people face the hardships of life with faith and hope. Our prayer is always that Malawians will achieve the quality of economic growth and political stability equal to the quality of the people who dwell in the ‘warm heart of Africa.’”

Good Shepherd Sunday th May 15 , 2011


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