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Tent Poles

These are the tent poles for the marquee that will shelter Generations In Jazz in a few weeks time.


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Pressing On (preparing for MGPC 7/4/19)

Song: My Heart Is Filled With Thankfulness
Welcome:
Call to Worship
Song: In Christ Alone
Prayer Of Confession
Song: The King Of Love My Shepherd Is
Affirming our Faith: New City Catechism 14
Song: Now To Him Who Loved Us
Bible Reading: Zechariah 14: 1-21 – Zechariah announces the coming “day of the LORD,” a day of battle, of judgment and salvation, of light and living water, and of the gathering of the Gentiles to worship the King, the LORD of hosts.
Bible Memorisation: Romans 5: 8
Song: God Whose Almighty Word
Bible Reading: Philippians 3: 4-14
Sermon: Pressing On
Announcements:
Pastoral Prayer:
Closing Blessing
Song: Saviour Of The World


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Never Ending Prayer (preparing for MGPC 31/3/19)

Song: One True God
Welcome:
Call to Worship
Song: Jerusalem
Prayer Of Confession
Song: Alas, And Did My Saviour Bleed
Affirming our Faith: New City Catechism 13
Song: May The Grace Of Christ Our Saviour
Bible Reading: Zechariah 13: 1-9 – Zechariah announces the opening of a cleansing fountain to ride the land of false prophets and idolatry. God Himself will “strike” His own shepherd and save a remnant of His people, a prophesy fulfilled in the Good Shepherd, Jesus the Messiah (verse 7ff; Matthew 26:31-35; Mark 14:27; Luke 2:31-34; cf. John 10:11).
Bible Memorisation: 1 Corinthians 10:13b
Song: What A Friend We Have In Jesus
Bible Reading: 1 Chronicles 29: 10-20
Sermon: Never Ending Prayer
Announcements:
Pastoral Prayer:
Closing Blessing
Song: Death Was Arrested


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Deliver Us (preparing for MGPC 24/3/19)

Song: From The Day
Welcome:
Call to Worship
Song: In Tenderness
Prayer Of Confession
Song: How Sweet The Name
Affirming our Faith: New City Catechism 12
Song: Unto God Be Praise And Honour
Bible Reading: Zechariah 12: 1-14 – From Chapter 12 to the end of Zechariah’s prophesy the focus is the judgment of the nations and the salvation of Jerusalem. That salvation ultimately is not merely deliverance from earthly enemies, but spiritual salvation through the work of the Holy Spirit and the Messiah “whom they have pierced”(12:10; John19:37).
Bible Memorisation: 1 Corinthians 10:13b
Song: Worship The Lord
Bible Reading: James 1: 2-18
Sermon: Deliver Us
Announcements:
Pastoral Prayer:
Closing Blessing
Song: Build Your Kingdom Here


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Sale Of Gifts 2019

The annual MGPC Sale Of Gifts (auction of Harvest Thanksgiving items) is taking place.

I’m looking at YoYo biscuits, Dark Choc Rocky Road and Florentines.


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Forgive Us Our Debts (preparing for MGPC 17/3/19)

Song: Saviour Of The World
Welcome:
Call to Worship
Song: How Great Is Our God
Prayer Of Confession
Song: We Plough The Fields And Scatter
Affirming our Faith: New City Catechism 11
Song: Unto God Be Praise And Honour
Bible Reading: Zechariah 11: 1-17 – Zechariah is appointed to be shepherd of God’s rebellious and doomed people, and like Christ, is rejected for the price of a slave (30 pieces of silver; cf. Exodus 21:32; Jeremiah 19:1-13; Matthew 26:14-16, 27:1-10).
Bible Memorisation: 1 Corinthians 10:13b
Song: Let All Things Now Living
Bible Reading: Matthew 18: 21-35
Sermon: Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors
Announcements:
Pastoral Prayer:
Closing Blessing
Song: Saved My Soul