Dalserf Parish Church of Scotland

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Mission Statement: “Dalserf Church exists to make disciples of Jesus Christ through the preaching of the word and the witness of every member”.

Order Of Service Sunday 23rd February 2020

Dalserf Parish Church
23/02/2020

Entry of God’s Word
(Please stand if you are able)

Welcome and Intimations

Introit: This is the day the Lord has made

Call to Worship

Hymn: 125 Lord of all being, throned afar

Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer

Hymn: 456 Christ is the world’s true light
(Tune: Nun Danket)

Prayer for Illumination

Reading:
2 Peter 1: 16 – 21 Robert Clarkson
Matthew 17: 1 – 9 Revd. John Stevenson

Hymn: 465 Be thou my Vision, O Lord of my heart

Sermon
“When God Speaks Unexpectedly”

Anthem: MP239 Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord

Offering and Prayer of dedication

Prayers for others

Hymn: 355 You, Lord, are both Lamb and Shepherd
(tune: Regent Square)

Benediction
Threefold Amen

Intimations Sunday 23rd February 2020

A warm welcome is extended to any visitors to our service today. Soup, Tea and coffee will be served in Hamilton Hall after the service and you are invited to join us for a short time of fellowship together.

The Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper will take place here in Dalserf next Sunday at 11.30am and then at Rorison at 2.30pm.

Each Sunday morning in Hamilton Hall there is a short time of prayer and meditation. Please feel free to come and join us, you will be made very welcome.

Bible study will meet tomorrow in Hamilton Hall at 11am

Our Girls Brigade Pancake night will take place in Rorison tomorrow night. Please try to come along and support our Girls Brigade in their annual Fundraising event.

The Gathering will meet on Tuesday in Hamilton Hall at 12.30. Soup, tea and biscuits will be provided. Please bring along any other items you may wish to eat.

Also on Tuesday 25th February Kirkfieldbank Church have their Annual Pancake Afternoon between 2.00pm – 4.00pm in the Church Hall.

There will be a Kirk Session meeting on Tuesday night in Rorison at 7.30pm.

Our Guild will meet on Wednesday in Rorison when the speaker will be Louise Lawrie Life through my camera lens.

Our local Nursing Homes will be visited this Friday. Clinton House at 1.45pm followed by Ballantine Court at 2.15pm and 2.45pm. Please try to come along and support this. The residents of the homes would love to see you.

The Lanarkshire District Fellowship of The Boys Brigade has partnered with two local Lanarkshire charities Hope for Autism, and You are My Sunshine and are producing a one-off charity concert in their aid. The concert will take place this Saturday 29th February 2020 in Dalziel St Andrews, Merry Street, Motherwell. Tickets are £5.00 Poster in Hamilton Hall.

March Newsletters and Communion cards are available for uplift today.

The Flowers this week were gifted by Mrs Paterson
The Flowers next week will be gifted by Mr Bert Gold

The Reader next Sunday will be Mr Bruce Archibald (Communion)

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

MARCH
Sunday 1st March Communion Dalserf 11.30am Rorison 2.30pm
Friday 6th March World Day of Prayer Trinity Church Larkhall
Wednesday 11th March Guild AGM Quiz
Thursday 19th March Dalserf Primary Easter Tea.
Tuesday 24th March The Gathering
Wednesday 25th March Guild Closing Social with Luckenbooth
Thursday 26th March Lighthouse Larkhall
Friday 27th March Nursing Homes

Lectionary Readings this week:
Exodus 24: 12 – 18 30: 15 – 20
Psalm 2
2 Peter 1: 16 – 21
Matt. 17: 1 – 9

DALSERF CHURCH NEWS

Week Beginning 27th Feb 2020

Our local Nursing Homes will be visited this Friday. Clinton House at 1.45pm followed by Ballantine Court at 2.15pm and 2.45pm. Please try to come along and support this. The residents of the homes would love to see you.

Sunday Worship on 1st March 2020 will take place in Dalserf Church at 11.30am and Rorison Church Ashgill at 2.30pm conducted by Revd John Stevenson. The Sacrament of Holy Communion will be served at both Services. The choir will meet in Dalserf at 10.30am in Dalserf.

Bible study will meet on Monday 2nd March in Hamilton Hall at 11.00am.

Girls Brigade meets in Rorison Church on Monday 2nd March 2020.

Focus meets on Thursday 4th March in Rorison Church Ashgill at 1.45pm

Order Of Service Sunday 16th February 2020

Dalserf Parish Church
16/02/2020

6th Sunday after

Entry of God’s Word
(Please stand if you are able)

Welcome and Intimations
Introit:

Call to Worship

Hymn: MP 200 Great is Thy faithfulness

Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer

Hymn: MP 212 Have thine own way, Lord

Prayer for Illumination

Reading:
I Cor. 3: 1 – 9 Bert Gold
Matthew 5: 21 – 37 Revd. John Stevenson

Hymn: MP 55 Beneath the cross of Jesus

Sermon
“Raising the Bar”

Anthem:

Offering and Prayer of dedication

Prayers for others

Hymn: MP 272 I have decided to follow Jesus

Benediction
Threefold Amen