Church Bulletin for Mar. 17, 2019 


  Third Sunday in Lent






Box 204 Clinton, Ontario   519-482-9553

**indicates to stand if you are able. Hearing assistive devices are available; please ask an usher for help

Youth ages 8+   meet with Youth leader Mary Ross downstairs at 10:30.


**Hymn of Approach #356 Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God

Lighting of the Christ Candle: 

One: As we light this candle, we know that Christ was with us in the past, is with us today and will be with us for all our tomorrows. 

All: Thanks be to God.

Life and Work of the Church

Acknowledgment of Territory

Call to Worship

One: We gather to worship.

All: A sign we are faithful to God.

One: We listen to God's word for us.

All: A sign that God has and still speaks to the people of God.

One: We resolve to serve the living God.

All: A sign that our faith has meaning and purpose for ourselves and for those in our community.

**Opening Hymn #635 All the Way My Saviour Leads Me

Opening Prayer (together) Lord God, we thank you for this special day when we gather together to worship and to welcome our new minister. May our time together be pleasing to you. Help us to be open to your teaching and able to receive your love. Let our words be an echo of the words that your Son taught us...Our Father, who art in heaven….

Welcome & Introduction of Our New Minister Cathy Larmond 

Choir Anthem

Time with the Children (based upon Luke 13: 1-9) 

Hymn #657 VU He Leadeth Me

Scripture Isaiah 55:1-9   Chris Wilson

Psalm 63    781 VU 

I Corinthians 10:1-13



Offertory Hymn # 191 MV What Can I Do?

Offering: God of love, as in Jesus Christ you gave yourself to us, so may we give ourselves to you, living according to your holy will. Use our gifts for your glory. Keep our feet firmly in the way where Christ leads us. Help our lips speak the truth that Christ teaches us.  Fill our bodies with the life that is Christ within us.

Offertory Prayer of the People (together)

We offer you the love of our hearts;

We offer you the creativity of our minds;

We offer you the compassionate work of our hands;

We offer you the devotion of our spirits:

We offer you all we do as a church together. Amen

**Closing Hymn: #651 Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah


Go Now in Peace

Grace - said by Rev. Cathy Larmond


Following the service we will have a Welcome lunch with Rev. Cathy.  Hosted by ‘the Interview Team’   Everyone welcome

Ushers  Ross Carter, Karen Tait    Elevator  Murray Forbes 

Coffee A&B Lawson, Joyce Feltz  Next week   Stan & June Johns

Secretary’s Office closed Monday & Friday 

Secretary Office Hours: Tuesday to Thursday 9 -12 and 1–3 pm


Tuesday,26th   Line Dancing 9:30 am     Carpet Bowling 1:15 pm

Hosting K’ette supper 6pm

Wednesday, 27th Prayer Shawl Ministry 2pm in the library

OFFICIAL BOARD MEETING 7 p.m*Board Delegates - PICK UP YOUR BOARD PACKET at the front entrance

Thursday, 28th    Shuffle Board 1:15 pm       Quilting 10 am

March 31st    Rev Cathy Larmond will lead her first Clinton United service 

Ages 8+   Mary Ross is arranging an outing during the church service.  Permission forms will be needed….stay tuned for details. 

CUC YARD SALE COMING     MAY 24, 25  Finance and Property committee is requesting good used “saleable” items for our Yard Sale.  When spring cleaning think of Clinton United.

Note from Envelope StewardGivings Envelopes are in.  Pick yours up if needed or else they will be stored at the church. 

With respect to the $2000.00 to be raised for the 2019 Resource Centre - donation   Identify as “Resource Centre” in the "special projects" line of the offering envelope. 

Check out our new location of our bulletin board!! 

March is Nutrition Month – Meals on Wheels. ONE CARE supports people with our Meals on Wheels and Community Dining programs for seniors. We deliver hot or frozen meals to your door. Last year our volunteers delivered 32,000 meals and social connections. If you or your loved one could benefit from Meals on Wheels call ONE CARE Home & Community Support Services at 1-877-502-8277 or visit us online at

Caregiver Connection Group – If you are a caregiver and would like to connect with other caregivers in Huron and Perth Counties, please join us at an upcoming Caregiver Connection Group, hosted by ONE CARE Home & Community Support Services. Brussels Library – 2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 2-3:30 pm. Stratford Library – 2nd Monday from 10-11:30 am and 4th Monday from 1-2:30 pm.

Shelley McPhee Haist, Communications & Engagement Specialist

ONE CARE Home and Community Support Services 

519-482-1634, ext 2009

Auburn United Church Roast Beef Supper on Wednesday April 3 at Auburn Community Centre, 5:30pm. Adults $18. Children 6-12yrs. $9. 

Children 5 and under free. Family $45.    To reserve a ticket please call Shirley 519-526-7762 or Carol 519-526-7214

*****Any requests to be put on the Church Website please email to Ted McDowell.