Home Worship – Sunday May 30, 2021

This Sunday May 30th is Trinity Sunday. We conclude our journey through the book of Acts with the Apostle Paul and Silas in the city of Philippi. This week our theme is “The Church Sets the Prisoner Free.”

Below you’ll find a recording of our live Zoom Communion service. If you would like to join us for Communion live on Zoom next time please write to revjohnread@gmail.com to be added to our mailing list.

Order of Service

Gathering Music

Family Worship: “The Church Sets the Prisoner Free

For more family learning resources for this week go to: https://standrews.ws/2021/05/29/family-worship-learning-may-30-2021/

Home Worship Recording

Call to Worship – Psalm 97:1-2, 10-12

Opening Prayer

Hymn: “Come Christians Join to Sing” #377

New Testament Reading – Acts 16:16-34

Gospel Reading – Luke 4:16-21

Message – “Freedom and Captivity”

Song: “May the Peoples Praise You”

We Celebrate Communion



    • Going Deeper (Study Resources): In worship this week we finish our time in the Book of Acts. To see where the story goes from here in Acts and review how we got here, you can go deeper into the Acts Overview videos from the Bible Project: https://bibleproject.com/explore/video/acts/
    • Worship Next Week (June 6): Next Sunday you are encouraged to join the online services from Knox Binbrook and St. Paul’s Carluke as Rev. John Read will be taking the time to prepare for General Assembly.  Rev. Read will be preparing a Family Worship video for next week and links to the services at Carluke and Binbrook will be poster here on Saturday as usual.
    • General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada: General Assembly is the annual gathering of representatives from across Canada to discern God’s guidance for the Presbyterian Church and celebrate what Christ is doing through us. This year Assembly will be held online from June 6-9. Both Rev. Read and Rev. Nancy Mostert of Carluke and Binbrook churches will be taking part as commissioners. Please pray for John, Nancy, the other commissioners from the Presbytery of Hamilton, and for the Presbyterian Church as a whole. For more information go to: https://presbyterian.ca/gao/ga2021/