Home Worship – Thanksgiving Sunday – October 10, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving! This Sunday October 10 we continue to worship in-person and online. Scroll down for in-person worship information.

Online Worship

 Family Worship Video Premiers at 8:30am

Online Worship Service Premiers at 10:30am

Call to Worship – Psalm 126

Opening Prayer

Song: “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)”

Old Testament Reading – Ruth 2:1-23

Gospel Reading – Luke 6:32-38

Message – “Ruth: The Heart of the Matter”

Hymn: “For the Beauty of the Earth” #434

We Respond to God’s Generosity

Closing Prayers & Blessing

In-Person Worship

We can safely accommodate up to 40 people in the church sanctuary at our usual time of 10:30am.

In-Person Worship Guidelines:

    • All persons 12 years of age and over must be fully vaccinated to attend worship. Please bring proof of vaccination the first time you come to worship and we will keep a record of your status.
    • Please wear a mask and maintain 2m (6 ft.) physical distance from other people outside of your household.
    • Please do not come to worship if you are feeling unwell or have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID in the past 14 days.
    • For full details go to: https://standrews.ws/2021/09/26/updates-to-in-person-worship/ and https://standrews.ws/2021/08/13/in-person-worship/


    • Thanksgiving Fresh Food Drive: This Sunday, October 10 is our annual Thanksgiving Food Drive for fresh produce. You can bring your donations of fresh produce with you to In-Person Worship or drop them off at the doors to the lower lobby between 10:00 and 10:30am if you’re not ready to attend yet. All donations will go to Mission Services. You can also make a direct donation online.
    • The Mission Team is sponsoring a drive for the Purse Project. The Purse Project collects purses and fills them with toiletries to give to women’s shelters around Hamilton.  We have 10 donated purses that we would like to fill.  The following items are needed and may be left at the marked basket at the back of the sanctuary.  All toiletries must be NEW regular size and not exceed 16 oz or (450ml). Please help support the homeless women in our community!
      • Feminine hygiene products, shampoo, conditioner, toothbrushes and tooth paste, dental floss, lip balm, soap/ body wash, face cleanser, deodorant, small packages of Kleenex. New socks, hats, mittens, gloves, and scarfs would also be appreciated.
    • Textile Recycling Drive: St. Andrew’s next textile recycling drive will be held on Saturday October 23, 9:00am-Noon. Acceptable donations include: clothes, towels, curtains, linens, bedding (NO PILLOWS or DUVETS) socks, underwear, shoes, purses and belts. Our volunteers will be following all current safety protocols. Let your neighbours know, so that we can keep these items out of landfills and do our part for God’s creation.