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Worship for July 5 2020

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Join at 10:30 and you can connect with people in the chat box.  The service will be on the YouTube site anytime you would like to watch it later.  Former online services are available here as well.

This is Communion Sunday, please bring some bread and juice for everyone in your circle to join in the sacred meal together.

As we join together in worship we acknowledge that we live on Turtle island, land that creator brought out of the waters so all could have life. Turtle island is the traditional territory of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, and Dakota peoples, and the homeland of the Metis Nation.

Gathering Together in Singing:

Medley: Soon and Very Soon / O Let The Power / Hallelujah Hosanna

Soon and very soon,

We are going to see the King*; [x3]

Hallelujah! Hallelujah,

We’re going to see the King

No more crying then…..

No more dying there…..


O let the power fall on me, my Lord

Let the power fall on me.

O let the power from heaven fall on me

Let the power fall on me.

For we want justice and truth and love, my Lord

We want justice and truth and love,

For we want justice and truth and love, my Lord.

We want justice and truth and love


Hallelujah Hosanna x4


Welcome and Community News


Singing:   By The Rivers of Babylon

By the rivers of Babylon, where we sat down
Oh how we wept, when we remembered Zion. [x2]


When the wicked carried us away in captivity
Required from us a song
How can we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land [x2]


Let the words of our mouth and the meditations of our heart

be acceptable in thy sight here tonight [x2]


By the rivers of Babylon, where we sat down
Oh how, we wept, when we remembered Zion.


Call to Worship:

One: Hold us in your prayerful gaze, O God, as we come to worship

All:  we are your committed people but we need your inspiration.

One: Remind us of your shadow over us, O God, as we come to worship;

All:  you have gone with us in times past, but we need your reassuring presence.

One:  Enable us to sense your love around us, O God, as we come to worship;

All:  we are filled with thanksgiving, but there are testing times ahead.

One:  Enliven us through your Holy Spirit, O God, as we come to worship;

All:  we are ready for action, but we need you to work within our faith community.



Singing: We Shall Not Be Moved

We shall not, we shall not be moved (x2)

With God’s love abiding, we shall not be moved….

When we love our neighbour, we shall not be moved …

Crying out for justice, we shall not be moved …

We shall not, we shall not be moved.

We shall not be moved.


Singing: All For Jesus – Ministry of music, Paul Hagerman


Sharing of Peace

Children’s Time / Music Ministry:  One Love – Playing for Change – Bob Marley

Our Father, who art in heaven,

hallowed be thy Name,

thy kingdom come,

thy will be done,

on earth as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread.

And forgive us our trespasses,

as we forgive those

who trespass against us.

And lead us not into temptation,

but deliver us from evil.

For thine is the kingdom,

and the power, and the glory,

for ever and ever. Amen.

‘हे हाम्रा पिता, जो स्‍वर्गमा हुनुहुन्‍छ,

तपाईंको नाउँ पवित्र होस्‌।

तपाईंको राज्‍य आओस्‌। 

 तपाईंको इच्‍छा स्‍वर्गमा जस्‍तो छ,

त्‍यस्‍तै यस पृथ्‍वीमा पूरा होस्‌।

हामीलाई आज हाम्रो दैनिक भोजन दिनुहोस्‌।

हाम्रा अपराधहरू क्षमा गर्नुहोस्,

जसरी हामीले आफ्‍ना अपराधीहरूलाई क्षमा गरेका छौं।

हामीलाई परीक्षामा पर्न नदिनुहोस्,

तर दुष्‍टबाट छुटाउनुहोस्‌

किनभने राज्‍य, पराक्रम र महिमा

सदासर्वदा तपाईंकै हुन्, आमेन।’

Scripture Reading:  1 Corinthians 13

Reflection – One Love

“Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds.”  (Marcus Garvey)


Singing: Lord of The Dance

1.I danced in the morning when the world was begun,

And I danced in the moon and the stars and the sun;

And I came down form heaven and I danced on the earth

At Bethlehem I had my birth.

  1. I danced for the scribe and the pharisee,

But they would not dance and they wouldn’t follow me;

I danced for the fisherman, for James and John;

They came with me and the dance went on.

Dance then wherever you may be…



Dance then wherever you may be;

I am the Lord of the Dance, said he;

I’ll lead you all wherever you may be,

I will lead you all in the dance, said he.


The ministry and mission of Knox continues, even when the building is closed.  God’s love and concern for those who are struggling is shared.  You make it possible to carry this message to everyone.  If you normally give when you are in worship, we encourage you to continue your regular donations through Canada Helps.  The link is here: All donations made will be forwarded to Knox Winnipeg.  Or, if you have envelopes, you could put your offering in an envelope each Sunday and bring them with you when we get back to in person worship.  Thank you for your generosity in these times of trouble.


SingingPeace and Love

Peace and love, peace and love

Peace and love I leave with you

Peace and love

Communion Prayer

God is with us!

We are not alone!

Lift up your hearts.

We lift them up to God.

Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.

It is right to give our thanks and praise.


God seeks to be in communion with us, and wills that we be in communion with one another…..And so we rejoice proclaiming the glory of  Christ’s name, saying:

Holy, holy, holy are you.

Holy, holy, blessed are you.


Reminding us of this union of body and spirit, Jesus took a loaf of bread….Through the broken bread, we participate in and become the body of Christ in the world. 

In like manner, Jesus took the cup filled with the fruit of the vine….Through the cup of blessing, we participate in and become the new life of Christ in the world.

The bread and cup we partake nourishes us that we may nourish others. Through this sacrament of Holy Communion, we affirm that we are committed to Christ’s way of love, peace and right relationship with one another and with God. What we symbolize here in this holy space, we make real by our service when we go forth from this place.

Breaking the Bread, Pouring the Cup

The body of Christ,

the bread of life.

The lifeblood of Christ,

the cup of blessing.

The gifts of God for the people of God.

Thanks be to God!


Singing:  MV 202 Bread for the journey

Bread for the journey,

Food for the way.

Cup of God’s blessing,

Tomorrow, today.


(invitation to say)

“The Bread of Life”

“The Cup of Blessing”

Community Prayer

Singing: Walk in The Light

The Spirit lives to set us free

Walk, walk in the light

He binds us all in unity

Walk, walk in the light

Walk in the light (3x)

Walk in the light of the Lord

Blessing (Unison):

Caring God, may your peace and love fall on each one of us, bringing peace and life. Enter into our innermost being. Quiet all that makes us anxious. Help us to linger in your presence and send us forward into the coming week refreshed to carry your peace to others.

So may the Spirit go with us, Jesus the Son lead us, and our God smile upon us as we go today and every day.