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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) message: Behind the closed doors
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    Dear God, we render our thanks and praise to you that in midst of our fears and insecurities you show up just in time to give us hope and assurance. We praise and thank You for Your many and great blessings that You have showered over us all, even when we choose to stray from […]

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  • Easter Sunday – What life is there after death?
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    Lord Jesus Christ, we thank You that You are alive and that we can be alive. Thank You for the new life that You give us. Heavenly Lord God, we thank You for the love that brings us food from heaven, gives us the life of your dear Son, and assures us that we belong […]

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  • Good Friday: Isn’t Good Friday about love?
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    Passover Lamb, even in death, You are the fulfillment of the prophecy and the promise of coming redemption. Console us in our grief and do not let our eyes waver from You, in your most precious name. Worship on Good Friday Music prelude Welcome  Lighting of the Christ candle Call to worship: L: Be gracious […]

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  • Palm Sunday: It’s Sunday…but Friday’s comin’
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    Lord, we bring a prayer of thanks to You for the path that Jesus took on our behalf. It was a risky path, thank You. It was an extremely courageous path in the face of adversity, we can’t thank You enough. We are grateful for all the good that You brought to us during the […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) message: Seeking wisdom on our Lenten journey – through the eyes of the letter of James
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    Worship on the Lord’s Day   We gather to worship God   Music prelude Greeting: L: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you P: and also with you Lighting of the Christ candle Welcome and announcements Introduction — Nesta Video Presentation — Stephen Ministry Silent preparation for worship Opening words: L: Our […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) message: The Power of God’s love
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    Worship on the Lord’s Day   We gather to worship God   Music prelude Greeting: L: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you P: and also with you Lighting of the Christ candle Welcome and announcements Introduction – Nesta Video Presentation – Stephen Ministry Silent preparation for worship Opening words: L: Our […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) message: Seeking wisdom on our Lenten journey – through the eyes of Ecclesiastes
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    Worship on the Lord’s Day   We gather to worship God   Music prelude Greeting: L: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you P: and also with you Lighting of the Christ candle Welcome and announcements Silent preparation for worship Opening words: L: Our help is in the name of the Lord, […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) message: Seeking wisdom on our Lenten journey – through the eyes of Proverbs
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    Worship on the Lord’s Day   We gather to worship God   Music prelude Greeting: L: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you P: and also with you Lighting of the Christ candle Welcome and announcements Silent preparation for worship Opening words: L: I lift up my eyes to the hills – […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) message: Seeking wisdom on our Lenten journey – through the eyes of Job
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    Lord, thank You for your patience with us. Thank You for the wisdom You teach us day by day. Thank You that we can lay our lives into your sovereign hand and merely trust You for mercy and steadfast love. We are grateful for the way You are leading us throughout this pandemic. Amen Worship […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) message: The Glory of God’s Presence
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    Dear Lord, we are so grateful for keeping safe and strong during challenging days like this. Thank you for friends and family and above all a Christian community where we are able to fellowship with one another in love. We are grateful that in your love and mercy we are able to offer our time […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) message: God rules over large and small
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    Gracious God, we thank You for the love that brings us food from heaven, gives us the life of your dear Son, and assures us that we belong to the company of all his faithful people in heaven and on earth. Grant that, strengthened by this fellowship and by the power of his Holy Spirit, […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) message: A different kind of authority
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    Lord, we thank You for opening our eyes anew to your awe-inspiring presence in our daily living. Thank You for the protection You provide us with. Thank You for the wisdom You give us. Wisdom also to do our part in protecting one another, in living lives that give new hope in hopeless circumstances. Thank […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) message: Why am I doing this?
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    Worship on the Lord’s Day We gather to worship God Music prelude Greeting: L: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you P: and also with you Lighting of the Christ candle Welcome and announcements Silent preparation for worship Opening words: L: Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) message: Come and see
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    Worship on the Lord’s Day We gather to worship God Music prelude Greeting: L: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you P: and also with you Lighting of the Christ candle Welcome and announcements Silent preparation for worship Opening words: L: From you, Lord, and through You, and to You, are all […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) message: A new beginning
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    Worship on the Lord’s Day We gather to worship God Music prelude Greeting: L: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you P: and also with you Lighting of the Christ candle Welcome and announcements Silent preparation for worship Opening words: L: I lift up my eyes to the hills – from where […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) message: Everything changed when God came down to earth
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    Worship on the Lord’s Day 2nd Sunday of Christmas Music prelude Greeting:    Heather Tansem Lighting of the Christ candle Welcome and announcements Silent preparation for worship Opening words: L: Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth P: God’s steadfast love endures forever L:  Lift up your hearts! P: We […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) First Sunday of Christmas: Something new and fresh being shaped in us
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    Worship on the Lord’s Day Music prelude Greeting: L: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you P: and also with you Opening words: L: From you, Lord, and through You, and to You, are all things P: To Christ be the glory forever L: Lift up your hearts! P: We lift them […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) Christmas Eve message: Jesus being born where people need Him most
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    Worship on Christmas Eve Music prelude Greeting Good evening, it’s wonderful to have you join in with our online worship service. My wish for you is that you’ll be fed spiritually during this Christmas season, especially while it’s lodged right in the middle of a very tiring and draining pandemic. May God nourish your hearts. […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) message: Children and Youth Christmas program
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    CHRISTMAS 2020 – Christmas Around the World!     Dec 20/2020 Worship on the Lord’s Day We gather to worship God Music Prelude – Darlene Greeting:  The Grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you – (and also with you) Good morning, Welcome to Dayspring Presbyterian Church. I am Darlene Eerkes, your welcoming Elder today. […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) message: A different kind of joy
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    Worship on the Lord’s Day We gather to worship God Music prelude Greeting: L: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you P: and also with you Lighting of the Christ candle Welcome and announcements Silent preparation for worship Opening words: L: I lift up my eyes to the hills – from where […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) message: When peace came in a new and surprising way
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    Worship on the Lord’s Day We gather to worship God Music prelude Greeting: L: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you P: and also with you Lighting of the Christ candle Welcome and announcements Silent preparation for worship Opening words: L: Our help is in the name of the Lord who made […]

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  • Sunday (mixed presence) message: Moving forward not back
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    Worship on the Lord’s Day We gather to worship God Music prelude Greeting Lighting of the Christ candle Welcome and announcements Silent preparation for worship Opening words: L: From you, Lord, and through You, and to You, are all things P: To Christ be the glory forever L: Lift up your hearts! P: We lift […]

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  • Sunday (mixed presence) message: The King returns
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    Worship on the Lord’s Day We gather to worship God Music prelude Greeting Lighting of the Christ candle Welcome and announcements Silent preparation for worship Opening words: L: I lift up my eyes to the hills – from where will my help come? P: My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. L:  […]

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  • Sunday (mixed presence) message: Keep awake and be sober
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    Worship on the Lord’s Day We gather to worship God Music prelude Greeting Lighting of the Christ candle Welcome and announcements Silent preparation for worship Opening words: L: Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth P: God’s steadfast love endures forever L:  Lift up your hearts! P: We lift […]

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  • Sunday (mixed presence) message: Light to be found in the spirit of the cross
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    Worship on the Lord’s Day We gather to worship God Music prelude Greeting Lighting of the Christ candle Welcome and announcements Silent preparation for worship Opening words: L: From you, Lord, and through You, and to You, are all things P: To Christ be the glory forever L: Lift up your hearts! P: We lift […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) message: How are we saints?
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    Worship on the Lord’s Day All Saints Day 10:00 am November 1, 2020 We gather to worship God Music prelude Greeting                                                                           Lighting of the Christ candle Welcome and announcements Silent preparation for worship Opening words: L: I lift up my eyes to the hills – from where will my help come? P: My […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) message: The greatest of all is…
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    Worship on the Lord’s Day We gather to worship God Music prelude Greeting Lighting of the Christ candle Welcome and announcements Silent preparation for worship Opening words: L: Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth P: God’s steadfast love endures forever L:  Lift up your hearts! P: We lift […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom from the sanctuary) message: Hard to figure out
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    Worship on the Lord’s Day We gather to worship God Music prelude Greeting Lighting of the Christ candle Welcome and announcements Silent preparation for worship Opening words: L: From you, Lord, and through You, and to You, are all things P: To Christ be the glory forever L: Lift up your hearts! P: We lift […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: Thanking is easy
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    Dayspring ZOOM Connect Worship, Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, October 11, 2020, 10 am MDT Gathering Music:  For the beauty of the earth For the beauty of the earth For the beauty of the skies For the love which from our birth Over and around us lies Lord of all to thee we raise This our […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: Our call to stewardship
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    Dayspring ZOOM Connect Worship, Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, October 4, 2020, 10 am MDT Gathering Music:  All things bright and beautiful All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful, The lord god made them all. Each little flower that opens, Each little bird that sings, He made their […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: Together on the journey (Presbyterians Sharing Sunday)
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    Dayspring ZOOM Connect Worship, Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, Date: September 27, 2020, 10 am MDT Gathering Music:  Jesus in the morning Jesus, Jesus, Jesus in the morning, Jesus in the noontime; Jesus, Jesus, Jesus when the sun goes down! Love him, love him… Serve him, serve him… Thank him, thank him… Praise him, praise him… […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: Comforting and encouraging one another
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    Dayspring Zoom Connect Worship, Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 20, 2020, at 10 am MDT Gathering Music:  Love divine Love divine, all loves excelling, joy of heaven, to earth come down; fix in us thy humble dwelling, all thy faithful mercies crown. Jesus, thou art all compassion, pure, unbounded love thou art; visit us with […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: Setting free through forgiveness
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    Dayspring ZOOM Connect Worship, Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 13, 2020, 10 am MDT Gathering Music:  Seek ye first Seek ye first the Kingdom of God And His righteousness And all these things shall be added unto you Allelu, Alleluia Ask and it shall be given unto you Seek and ye shall find Knock and […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: Freedom!
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    Dayspring Zoom Connect Worship, Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 6, 2020, 10 am MDT Gathering Music:  Spirit of gentleness Spirit, spirit of gentleness, blow through the wilderness, calling and free, Spirit, spirit of restlessness, stir me from placidness, wind, wind on the sea. You moved on the waters, you called to the deep, then you […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) Message: Human desires and Godly plans
    John

    Dayspring ZOOM Connect Worship, Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 30, 2020, 10 am MDT Gathering Music:  Those who wait on the Lord Those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall rise up on wings as eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint: help us, Lord; […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: Seeking certainty in a shaky world
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    Dayspring ZOOM Connect Worship, Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, August 23, 2020, 10 am MDT Minister: The Rev. Dr. Heinrich Grosskopf               Welcoming Elder: Darlene Eerkes Worship Arts Coordinator (Guitarist): Gord McCrostie             Pianist: Binu Kapadia Soloist: Binu Kapadia Gathering Music:  Jesus life of all the world Jesus, life of all the world, source and sum of […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: Persistence and faith can make a powerful pair
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    Dayspring ZOOM Connect Worship, Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, August 16, 2020, 10 am MDT Minister: The Rev. Dr. Heinrich Grosskopf  Welcoming Elder: Gina Kottke Worship Arts Coordinator (Guitarist): Gord McCrostie             Pianist: Binu Kapadia Instrumental Soloist: Kathleen de Caen Gathering Music:  Be thou my vision Be Thou my Vision, O Lord of my heart Naught be […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: Out, and into the world
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    Dayspring ZOOM Connect Worship, Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 9, 2020  10 am MDT Minister: The Rev. Dr. Heinrich Grosskopf                 Welcoming Elder: Jane de Caen Worship Arts Coordinator (Guitarist): Gord McCrostie             Pianist: Binu Kapadia Vocal solo: Glynnis McCrostie Gathering Music:  She comes sailing on the wind   She comes sailing on the wind, her wings […]

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  • Sunday (ZOOM) Message: “Feeding the Five Thousand”
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    Leading Worship: Elder Bill Davis and the Rev Dr. John Carr Pre-recorded Music provided by Gord McCrostie and Binaifer (Binu) Kapadia Gathering Music:  As the deer  As the deer pants for the water So my soul longs after you You alone are my heart’s desire And I long to worship you  You alone are my […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: Small starts, surprising force
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    Dayspring ZOOM Connect Worship, 8th Sunday after Pentecost, July 26, 2020 10 am MDT Minister: The Rev. Dr. Heinrich Grosskopf  Welcoming Elder: Heather Tansem Worship Arts Coordinator (Guitarist): Gord McCrostie  Pianist: Binu Kapadia Gathering Music:           God we praise you God, we praise you for the morning; hope springs forth with each new day, new beginning, prayer […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: “Wait…and watch what God is up to”
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    Dayspring ZOOM Connect Worship, 7th Sunday after Pentecost, July 19, 2020, 10 am MDT  Minister: The Rev. Dr. Heinrich Grosskopf                    Welcoming Elder: Gina Kottke Worship Arts Coordinator (Guitarist): Gord McCrostie             Pianist: Binu Kapadia Soloist: Linda Farrah-Basford Gathering Music:   Jesus, life of all the world Jesus, life of all the world, source and sum of […]

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  • Sunday (ZOOM) Worship: Message “The Best is Love” (Darlene Eerkes)
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    Dayspring ZOOM Connect Worship: July 12, 2020 at 10 am MDT Sixth Sunday after Pentecost Leading Worship: Darlene Eerkes Gathering  Music: The love of God comes close The love of God comes close where stands an open door, to let the stranger in, to mingle rich and poor. The love of God is here to […]

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  • Sunday (ZOOM) Worship Message: “The yoke that makes our burden light” (John Carr)
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    Dayspring ZOOM Connect Worship, Fifth Sunday after Pentecost  July 5, 2020 Leading Worship: The Rev Dr John Carr      Welcoming Elder and Reader: Nick Nation Gathering Music Prelude: All things bright and beautiful All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful, The Lord God made them all. Each […]

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  • Sunday (ZOOM) Worship Message: “Replenish, Renew, Reach Out” (Lorraine Wheatley)
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    Dayspring ZOOM Connect Worship, Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, June 28, 2020 10 am MDT Welcoming Elder: Iris Routledge                        Leading Worship: Lorraine Wheatley Gathering Music Prelude: As the deer pants for the water As the deer pants for the water So my soul longs after you You alone are my heart’s desire And I long […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: A heads-up, with assurances
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    Third Sunday after Pentecost, June 21, 2020 Scripture: Matthew 10:24-39 Dayspring Zoom Connect Worship, 3rd Sunday after Pentecost, June 21, 2020 Gathering Music meditation: God, we praise you for the morning God, we praise you for the morning; hope springs forth with each new day, new beginning, prayer and promise, joy in work and in […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: Compassion, yet also a task
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    Second Sunday after Pentecost, June 14, 2020 Scripture: Matthew 9:35 – 10:15 Dayspring Zoom Connect Worship, 2nd Sunday after Pentecost, June 14, 2020 Gathering Music prelude: Jesus loves me (arranged by G. McCrostie & B. Kapadia) Greeting: “The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you…”                                       (Welcoming elder: Sam Malayang)                    […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: A deployed Spirit and a deployed church
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    Trinity Sunday  Scriptures: Genesis 1:1 – Genesis 2:4a Psalm 8 Matthew 28:16-20 Dayspring Zoom Connect Worship, Trinity Sunday and Communion, June 7, 2020  Gathering Music prelude: Morning Has Broken (Instrumental)           songwriters: Eleanor Farjeon / Yusuf Islam, performed by: Gles Fuerte Greeting: “The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you…”                 Ransford Kusi-Menkah  (Welcoming […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: Contagious Holy Spirit
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    Pentecost Sunday – May 31, 2020 Scripture: John 20:19-23 and John 16:20-22 Dayspring Zoom Connect Worship, Pentecost Sunday, May 31, 2020 Gathering Music prelude:   Spirit of the living God                   O Spirit of the living God, thou Light and Fire Divine Descend upon Thy Church once more and make it truly Thine Fill it with […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: Jesus, praying for us
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    Seventh Sunday of Easter – May 24, 2020 Scripture: John 17:1-11 Dayspring Zoom Connect Worship, May 24, 2020 Gathering Music prelude: You raise me up      Greeting: “The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you…”   Jim Jeatt (Welcoming elder)                               Welcome and announcements Call to worship: L: Let us be joyful before God! Let […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: Walking alongside us
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    Sixth Sunday of Easter – May 17, 2020 Scripture: John 14:15-21 Dayspring zoom worship, May 17, 2020 Gathering Music prelude:   How deep the Father’s love Greeting: “The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you…”        Iris Routledge                                      Welcome and announcements Call to worship  L: Let us see you this day, O God, […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: Not goodbye, but so long
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    Fifth Sunday of Easter – May 10, 2020 Scripture: John 14:1-14 Dayspring zoom worship Gathering Music prelude: How great thou art                          performed by: Taryn Harbridge Greeting: “The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you…” — Welcoming elder: Heather Tansem                                      Welcome and announcements Call to worship:  Heather Tansem L: Do not […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: More and more of heaven made visible on earth
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    Fourth Sunday of Easter – May 3, 2020 Scriptures: Acts 2:42-47 John 10:1-10 Dayspring zoom worship Gathering Music prelude: He leadeth me   Greeting: (Jane de Caen) “The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you…” Welcome and announcements Call to worship: (Jane de Caen) L: Let us worship God in the name of Jesus […]

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  • Sunday (Zoom) message: Strange roads and places
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    Third Sunday of Easter Dayspring zoom worship April 26, 2020 Gathering Music prelude: Be Thou my vision                                                        Greeting: “The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you…”  […]

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  • Sunday (online Zoom) message: Is it actually okay to be like Thomas?
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    Second Sunday of Easter – April 19, 2020 Gathering Music prelude: Come Thou Fount Greeting: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you… (Gina Kottke)          Welcome and announcements Call to worship: L: The joy of the resurrection      of our Saviour Jesus Christ is with us. P: We rejoice in the […]

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  • Easter Worship: After Death there is Life
    John

    The text for Dayspring’s Easter Sunday Worship Service, led by the Rev Dr Heinrich Grosskopf, can be found here. Access to the video recording can be obtained by emailing webkeeper@Dayspringchurch.ca.

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  • Good Friday Worship: God hears, holds us, and is breathing life into the Universe
    John

    Click here to access the text of  our Good Friday worship, led by Dr. Darlene Eerkes, one of our Elders. God hears!   God holds us!   God is breathing life into us and into the universe! NOTE: Failure to acknowledge the source of copyrighted mater is purely accidental and any such omission will be […]

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  • Sunday message: On the colt of a donkey
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    Palm/Passion Sunday, April 5, 2020 Greeting: The Lord be with you. People: And also with you. Announcements Prayer God who stills the waters and quiets the storm, God who lets not a hair of our heads fall without your knowledge, God who brings sight to the blind and words to quieted tongues, God who created […]

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  • Sunday message: As a hen with her chickens — Jesus’ tremendous love for us
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    5th Sunday of Lent, March 29, 2020 Greeting: (Welcoming elder) L:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you P:  And also with you Opening words: Welcoming elder: From you, Lord, and through You, and to You, are all things Minister: To Christ be the glory forever Welcoming elder: Lift up your hearts! […]

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  • Sunday message: Jesus and forgiveness (First live-streamed worship)
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    4th Sunday of Lent, March 22, 2020 Scripture: Matthew 18:21-35 I don’t know about you, but it strikes me that there is a strong similarity between our current situation and what we hear in the passage that we just read. Like the COVID-19 disease, we are caught off guard. How is it possible that Jesus […]

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  • Youth Led Worship: Looking for the Water from a Deeper Well
    John

    On Sunday, March 15, 2020, the Youth and Young Adults led worship. Our Youth Coordinator, Saúl Carvajal organized the service, with assistance from our Worship Arts Coordinator, Gord McCrostie. Here is the text of the prayers, scripture reading, and message.

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