We Gather in God’s Presence

Gathering songs: Bryan Noordhof


*Called to Worship: Psalm 84:1-4

*Silent Prayer: LUYH 526 Come, Now Is the Time to Worship

*God greets us and we greet one another

*Opening song: PH 242, LUYH 495 Come, All You People, Praise Our God

We Receive God’s Grace

Congregational Prayer


Offerings: General Fund & Mission support for Mark & Selina Patterson

Children’s Message: Terry Vandenborn
Preschool children and Grades 1 & 2 are dismissed

We Hear God’s Word

Scripture: Luke 15:11-24

Text: Luke 15:17

Message: Returning Home

We Respond with Humble Gratitude

Song of Response: PH 535, LUYH 613 Come to the Savior Now

The Lord’s Supper: The Instruction


The Celebration

Song of Thanks: PH 534 Come, You Sinners, Poor and Needy

We Go Out to Serve

*God’s Blessing

*Doxology: PH 238:1,4,5 We Come, O Christ, to You

Tomorrow, October 13th - Thanksgiving Day service 10:30 a.m. 

we meet with thankful hearts to God for his gracious care and many blessings in our church, our homes, our work and this good land Canada.

Join us Thanksgiving morning, October 13th from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. for a pancake breakfast. This event is in support of the Bethel GEMS Adopt an Esther School Student project and Bethel GEMS. Cost is $5 for age 11 and up and $3 for 10 and under. Hope to see you there!

Today’s offering is for Mission support for Mark & Selina Patterson and their work in China. Here is a note from the Patterson family about their work.

Reverse Thanksgiving Offering

Food offerings on for the Lacombe Food Bank can be brought today and tomorrow. Boxes, coolers and containers will be set up in the foyer next week for your food donations; all food items will be brought to the Food Bank on Thanksgiving Monday after the worship service.

Thanksgiving Day Offerings

All monetary gifts for Thanksgiving may be put in envelopes, which are clearly marked with the cause of one’s choice. Cheques should be written out to Bethel Christian Reformed Church and then in the memo line please indicate the cause the money is to be contributed to. All loose cash will be donated to the Lacombe Food Bank.