171st Anniversary Sunday

Date May. 29/22

Time 10:00 PM - 11:00 AM

Location St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Orillia, Ontario
99 Peter Street, North

171st Anniversary Sunday

May 29th 10:00 pm - 11:00 am
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Orillia, Ontario - 99 Peter Street, North

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Orillia

Sunday, May 29, 2022 ~ 171st Anniversary Sunday

Our music licence # CCLI21104326 covers stream worship service, stream master recordings, stream multi tracks, multi platform, display lyrics on screen pre and post service.

The service is live-streamed with an in-person congregation starting at 9:55 am.

The service can be viewed on YouTube.

Our Approach to God

Prelude: Brass Quintet

Hymn: 321 - Praise to the Lord, the Almighty

Welcome, Announcements and Opening Comments

Gathering Song: Give Thanks

Call to Worship

Prayer of Adoration, Confession & Lord’s Prayer

Assurance of Pardon

Music: Brass Quintet

Listening for God’s Word

Prayer for Illumination

Scripture Reading: John 3: 1-21 NRSV

Anthem: How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place - M. L. Lightfoot

Message: “From the Bogie-man to Being Within God” - Rev. Dr. Jim Sitler

Hymn: 592 - I the Lord of Sea and Sky

Response to God’s Word

Invitation to the Offering

MUSIC: Brass Quintet

Prayer of Dedication

Pastoral & Silent Prayer

Hymn: 651 - Guide Me, O Thou Great Redeemer


Postlude: Brass Quintet

We extend our sincere appreciation to the Brass Quintet this morning for celebrating with us, our 171st Anniversary!

Welcome to All

If this is your first time worshipping with us at St. Andrew’s, please don’t hesitate to ask anyone for assistance and make yourself known to Rev. Jim. We would love to have you worship with us again.

Fellowship takes place immediately following this morning’s service in the Fellowship Hall.



May 30 - Martha Group 1:30 p.m.

June 1 - Men’s Fellowship Breakfast 9:00 a.m. Bayside Restaurant

June 2 - *Orillia Seniors’ Weekly Program 10:00 a.m. - SPEAKER: Molly Farquharson - Hibernation Arts Gallery

June 4 - *Celebration of Life for Gordon Grimshaw 1:00 p.m.

June 6 - The Martha Group will hold its last meeting prior to the summer break on Monday, June 6th at 11:45 am, at Tailwinds Restaurant. Anyone wishing to carpool is asked to meet at the church parking lot at 11:00 am. If you require further information contact Annabelle Groves.

Today’s Coffee Hour hosts are Calvin & Patty Bell

Congregational Meeting today. The purpose of the congregational meeting is to consider an amendment with respects to the Living Trust Fund:

Orillia Seniors Weekly Program. The morning begins with coffee and conversation at 10:00 a.m. Refreshments, activities, and a hearty lunch are all available for $10.For information, call 705 325-5183 ext. 3

Saturday, June 4th, 2022, 1:00 p.m. at Orillia Presbyterian Church, St. Andrew’s, the Grimshaw/McCaughey family will celebrate the life of our beloved husband and father, Gordon Grimshaw. Everyone is welcome. Masks are required.

Please support St. Andrew’s initiative to provide for Orillia’s Sharing Place. The 10 most urgently required items are: Rice (not instant or minute), Coffee (not instant), Whole Crain Cereal (450 g), Canned Soup Veg/Mushroom/Chicken Noodle, Canned Vegetables Corn/Peas/Mushrooms, Canned Meat & Fish, Peanut Butter (375 g & 500 g), Dried Spices/Herbs, Spaghetti Sauce and Cat Food. There are clear collection bins located in the hallway by the Peter Street door and outside the library.

Sunday School 10:00 a.m. is in-person and will take place in the St. Andrew’s room at the Church. For information, please email, [email protected] Registration forms are available on St. Andrew’s website.

Ladies Auxiliary is in the process of restructuring. Hopefully we will gather in the Fall.