This week’s minister is Rev. D.G.J. Agema.
10 AM Service
Pre-service song: Ps. 103: 2, 3
*Votum & Salutation
*Singing: Ps. 46: 1, 2
Reading of the Law
Singing: Ps. 19: 5, 6
Reading: Matthew 18:21-35
Singing: Ps. 46: 3, 4, 5
Catechism: Lord’s Day 51
Sermon: “…as we also have forgiven our debtors.”
Singing: Ps. 103: 7, 8, 9
*Singing: Hy. 5: 3, 4
*Benediction and Threefold Amen
3 PM Service
Pre-service song: Hy. 5: 1, 2
*Votum & Salutation
*Singing: Ps. 149: 1, 2
*Confession of Faith (Hy. 1)
Reading: Deuteronomy 4:9-14; Ephesians 1:3-14
Singing: Ps. 149: 3, 4
Text: John 10:1-5
Sermon: The sheep know the Shepherd by his voice
Singing: Hy. 56: 1, 2
Sacrament of Baptism
*Singing: Hy. 56: 3, 4
Public Profession of Faith
*Singing: Hy. 64
*Singing: Ps. 79: 5
*Benediction & Threefold Amen
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ANCHOR CAMP VOLUNTEERS: What does that mean? Ever wonder if there was a role for you at Anchor Camp ? We have many roles for our volunteers! Yup, there is supporting a camper – BUT – what if that’s outside of your comfort zone? NO problem!!! We could match you up with a seasoned volunteer to walk beside you and teach you the ropes! We also needs cleaners, kitchen help, lifeguards, nurses, music makers, bus drivers, 2nd support volunteers for some campers, someone to share a coffee with….. Can’t do the whole 2 weeks?? Feel free to come for just a week or even a few days if that is all you can spare! We have cabins to sleep in and cooks who provide delicious meals! We also can address any food allergies you may have! We will have 2 information nights for volunteers to review what will happen at camp in June, one in Burlington East and one in Fergus. So prayerfully consider this act of service for 2019! Email us at email@example.com and we will answer any questions you may have. Looking forward to hearing from YOU!
POSITION AVAILABLE: We are still looking for a part-time/full-time staff at Harbour Home in Hamilton starting May. Applicants will be professing members of a Canadian or United Reformed Church. Why not consider joining our team? Those with training will be preferred (PSW, DSS, other). Mature applicants are also encouraged to apply. For information, please contact the Home Manager, Ewout DeGelder at 905-818-3018 and email a resume to head office: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ORGAN RECITAL: In partial fulfillment of his doctoral (DMA) studies in organ performance, Martin Jongsma will be giving an organ recital on Wednesday, Apr 24 at 7 PM in Knox College Chapel (59 St. George St, Toronto). The all-Baroque programme will include music by Buxtehude, Scheidt, Frescobaldi, de Grigny, and Bach. This recital will feature Hellmuth Wolff’s exquisite mechanical-action organ located in the back gallery of the chapel. There is no fee and all are welcome!
PSALM SING EVENING: Join us for an evening of singing the Psalms from various Reformed traditions! This event was held last fall in Niagara and by popular demand it is being brought into the Hamilton/Burlington area. Ministers, speakers, and organists from the Free Reformed Churches, the United Reformed Churches, the Presbyterian Church in America, and the Canadian Reformed Churches will be on hand to lead us in devotions, singing, and organ recitals, each in the style of their own tradition and using their own Psalters. We’ll get to sing from the new Trinity Psalter Hymnal, the 1650 Scottish Metrical Psalter, the 1912 Psalter and the 2014 Anglo-Genevan Psalter. It will be a time to enjoy praising God via the Psalms and to do so together as Reformed believers. There will also be an opportunity to purchase a copy of the new Devotional, Christ’s Psalms, Our Psalms, a book of 365 Psalm-based meditations written by various Reformed pastors and edited by Rev. Peter Holtvlüwer, Pastor of the Spring Creek Canadian Reformed Church. Copies are $25 and all proceeds will go to mission work in Brazil. Come and join us on Thursday, May 2 at 7:30 PM in the Burlington Ebenezer church building (607 Dynes Rd, Burlington). There will be a free-will offering to cover the cost of the evening, with any extra funds dedicated to Word and Deed Ministries. For more information please contact Michael Zwiep (email@example.com or 289-339-6279).
PSALMS, HYMNS AND OTHER SPIRITUAL SONGS: Chorus of Praise Male choir invites you to join us in a 2-concert series celebrating the rich heritage we have in singing praise to God’s name. Each concert will have a focus on well-known psalms and hymns with audience participation, and feature organ solos by two of our members. While realizing that the month of May is a busy season in our church calendars, we are eager, as choir, to present these concerts as a culmination of 4 ½ months of practice. Can we count on you?
Friday, May 3 at 7:30 PM – Ancaster CanRC, featuring John VanIperen on the Tracker organ
Friday, May 10 at 7:30 PM – Ebenezer CanRC, Burlington, featuring Menze Feenstra on the organ.
Our concerts are free-will offering only, Visit our website chorusofpraise.com for more info.
SPRING CONCERT: “May the life that you live, resound with melodies of praise. Live in triumph and hope because of God’s amazing grace.” The Te Deum Laudamus choir will be performing a spring concert in Emmanuel church on Sunday, May 5 at 7:30 PM. We hope you will join us in song and worship!
BUS TO NATIONAL MARCH FOR LIFE: Join the National March for Life in Ottawa with thousands of other pro-life Canadians! A bus will be departing the Walmart Supercentre in Cambridge on Thursday, May 9 at 5 AM, with a stop at the Basilica of Our Lady parking lot in Guelph at 5:30 AM. Tickets are $40 each, and must be purchased in advance. For tickets, contact Guelph & Area Right to Life (519-836-6311 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
DENVER FAMILY CAMP: Emmanuel Reformed Church in Denver is once again hosting a fellowship weekend in the beautiful Rocky Mountains! All families, couples, singles, young and old are invited to join us July 5-9 for a weekend of engaging in God’s Word, fellowship, and fun activities. We are excited to welcome Rev. Richard Anjema as speaker with the topic of The Life of Samson- Triumph through Weakness Rev. Anjema is minister at Providence Reformed Church in Winnipeg Manitoba Canada. Deadline for registration is May 31. For registration or any questions you may email email@example.com. We would love to see you in beautiful Colorado!
WALK FOR LIFE: Save the date! Pro-life walkathons will be happening in Guelph and Fergus on Saturday, June 1. Be a witness to the community by standing up for life. For more information, visit guelphforlife.com or call Guelph & Area Right to Life at 519-836-6311.
LIBERTAS MALE CHOIR: The “Hands Across the Ocean” 2019 tour, in concert together with the Groot Mannenkoor Nederland forming a combined choir of 120 voices! Directed by Martin Mans and accompanied by Mark Brandwijk.
Wednesday, June 5 at 8 PM – Redeemer University College Thursday, June 6 at 8 PM – Port Hope United Church
Friday, June 7 at 8 PM – St. George’s Cathedral, Kingston
Saturday, June 8 at 8 PM – The Cathedral Church of St. James, Toronto
Reserve your tickets today at libertasvoices.com or 905-522-0001.
CAMPFIRE GOLF TOURNAMENT: Have you signed up for the Campfire Golf Tournament yet? Join us on Friday, June 7 at Guelph Lakes for our annual tournament. It’s always a great time! The last number of years the tournament has been a sell out so sign up today! Golfer fee is $175 and we also have lots of great sponsorship opportunities available too! Email firstname.lastname@example.org or text Sarah at 289-684-9536.