Category : Weekly Services

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 18th FEBRUARY 2018

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 4th FEBRUARY 2018

Welcome to our morning service on the fifth Sunday after Epiphany.We hope you enjoy sharing in our worship with us.

ORDER OF SERVICE

“The Lord will give strength to his people:the Lord will bless his people with peace” (Psalm 29 Vs.11)

Call to Worship
Choir Introit
HYMN We cannot measure how you heal (CH4 718)
Prayer of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
Sharing Together
HYMN Jesus’ hands were kind hands (CH4 351)
OLD TESTAMENT READING Isaiah 40 Vs. 21-31
PSALM 147 (CH4 103)
GOSPEL READING St. Mark 1 Vs. 29-39
Sermon
OFFERING HYMN Peace I give to you (MP 553)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
HYMN Healing river of the spirit (CH4 707)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING Glory to God the Father (CH4 814)

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 28th JANUARY 2008

Welcome to our service this morning during which we were privileged to share in Ruby’s baptism.

ORDER OF SERVICE

Call to Worship
Choir Introit
HYMNS My Jesus,my Saviour (CH4 531): Lord,you are so precious to me (CH4 783)
Prayer of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY BAPTISM
We welcome Ruby Fay Crawford into the fellowship of the Church
HYMN One more step along the world I go (CH4 530)
OLD TESTAMENT READING Deuteronomy 18 Vs.15-20 (Hanna Rankine)
PSALM 111
GOSPEL READING St. Mark 1 Vs. 21-28 (Hanna Rankine)
Sermon
OFFERING HYMN Inspired by love and anger (CH4 253)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
HYMN Lord,you sometimes speak in wonders (CH4 606)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING Glory to God the Father (CH4 814)

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 21st JANUARY 2018

A very warm welcome to share our service with those who braved the snow and ice of winter this morning and also all the good news from the last week.
Apologies for the interference at the start but it only lasts for around twenty seconds before the service begins so please bear with it or fast forward past it.

QRDER OF SERVICE
THE THIRD SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY

“The time has arrived; the kingdom of God is upon you.Repent,and believe the gospel.” (St.Mark 1 Vs.15)

Call to Worship
HYMN Dear Lord and Father of mankind (CH4 485)
Prayer of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
Sharing Together
HYMN When Jesus saw the fishermen (CH4 340)
EPISTLE READING 1 Corinthians 7 Vs.29-31 (Derek Hotchkiss)
PSALM 62
GOSPEL READING St.Mark 1 Vs.14-20 (Derek Hotchkiss)
Sermon
OFFERING HYMN Lord,make us servants of your peace (CH4 527)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
HYMN Lord,you have come to the seashore (CH4 532)
Benedictiion and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING Glory to God the Father (CH4 814)

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 14th JANUARY 2018

We apologise for the late posting of this service which was due to an initial problem on the recording followed by the wintry weather which delayed having the problem fixed.
Worship this morning was led by our Session Clerk,Gordon Kidd as part of his training to be recognised by presbytery as a worship leader.Readings were by Joyce Larsen and signed by Thelma Petty.
Welcome to Hillhouse Parish Church

ORDER OF SERVICE
And the lord said to Samuel:”See,I am about to do something in Israel that will make the ears of everyone who hears about it tingle”. (1 Samuel 3 Vs.11)
Call to Worship
Choir Introit
HYMN Seek ye first the kingdom of God (CH4 641)
Prayer of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
Sharing Together
HYMN Will you come and follow me (CH4 533)
OLD TESTAMENT READING 1 Samuel 3 Vs.1-20 (Joyce and Thelma)
PSALM 139 (CH4 97)
NEW TESTAMENT READING John 1 Vs.43-51 (Joyce and Thelma)
Sermon
OFFERING HYMN I,the Lord of sea and sky (CH4 251)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
HYMN Every new morning (CH4 213)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING You shall go out with joy (CH4 804)

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 7th JANUARY 2018

Welcome to our first service of 2018 as we look forward to an exciting year of challenge for our church here in Hillhouse.

ORDER OF SERVICE

Call to Worship
HYMN Christ is made the sure foundation (CH4 200)
Prayer of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
Sharing Together
HYMN Spirit of God,unseen as the wind (CH4 600)
Old Testament Reading: Genesis 1 Vs. 1-5 (Jim Farmer)
PSALM 29
New Testament Reading: Mark 1 Vs.4-11 (Jim Farmer)
Sermon
OFFERING HYMN Take this moment,sign and space (CH4 501)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
HYMN Now thank we all our God (CH4 182)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING To God the Father,God the Son (CH4 812)

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 31st DECEMBER 2017

Welcome to this,the last of our morning services of 2017.Just to finish the year there was a slight problem,but you can begin listening if you fast forward 8 minutes at which point the service begins.
We hope you will join us again in the year to come and from all of us at Hillhouse we wish you a peaceful and happy 2018 wherever you are.

ORDER OF SERVICE
“When the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses,they brought Jesus up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord…and they offered a sacrifice according to what is stated in the law of the Lord,”a pair of turtledoves or two young pigeons” (Luke 2: Vs.22 & 24)

Call to Worship
HYMN Joy to the world (CH4 320)
Prayer of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
Sharing Together
HYMN The Virgin Mary had a baby boy (CH4 300)
NEW TESTAMENT READING Luke 2 Vs.21-40 (Gordon Kidd)
HYMN Child in the manger (CH4 314)
Sermon
OFFERING HYMN Now,Lord! according to thy word (CH4 333)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
HYMN Lord,for the years (CH4 159)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING Lord,you are so precious to me (CH4 783)

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 24th DECEMBER 2017 (SUNDAY SCHOOL NATIVITY)


This morning our Sunday School children delighted us with their Nativity and we also had a visit from Santa.

ORDER OF SERVICE
Call to Worship
HYMN Still the night (CH4 309)
Prayers of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
LIGHTING OF FOURTH ADVENT CANDLE
HYMN Christmas is coming (CH4 282)
READING Luke 1 Vs. 26-38
The cowboy carol
SUNDAY SCHOOL NATIVITY
OFFERING HYMN O little town of Bethlehem (CH4 304)
Prayers of Dedication and Intercession
HYMN O come,O come Emmanuel (CH4 273)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING Lord,you are so precious to me (CH4 804)

PRESBYTERY SERVICE IN RECOGNITION OF GRADUATE CANDIDATE HANNA RANKINE

PRESBYTERY OF HAMILTON-RECOGNITION OF GRADUATE CANDIDATE
HANNA RANKIN
OFFICIATING
MODERATOR OF PRESBYTERY–Mrs. Roberta Hutton
PREACHER– Rev. Murdo C. Macdonald MA BD
DEPUTE PRESBYTERY CLERK — Rev. Robert A. Hamilton BA BD

We extend a warm welcome to share in this very special service for Hanna.

ORDER OF SERVICE
Entry of Bible and Presbytery
Words of welcome
Call to Worship
HYMN Now thank we all our God (CH4 182)
Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer
SCRIPTURE READING Luke 1 Vs. 1-38
HYMN No wind at the window (CH4 287)
Sermon
HYMN Thou didst leave Thy throne (MP 697)
Affirmation of faith
Statement by Hanna
Presentation to Hanna
Prayer of Thanksgiving and Dedication
HYMN Child in a manger (CH4 314)
Prayers of Intercession
HYMN Tell out my soul (CH4 286)
Benediction
Threefold Amen

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 17th DECEMBER 2017

Welcome to our service this morning when we lit our third Advent Candle
We hope you will join us again next week for our Nativity service.

ORDER OF SERVICE
“The Sovereign Lord has filled me with his Spirit.He has chosen me and sent me to bring good news to the poor,to heal the broken-hearted,to announce release to captives and freedom to those in prison.” (Isaiah 61 Vs.1)

Call to Worship
Choir Introit Tell out my soul,the greatness of the Lord.
HYMN It was on a starry night (CH4 302)
Prayer of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
LIGHTING OF THE THIRD ADVENT CANDLE
HYMN Christmas is coming (CH4 282)
OLD TESTAMENT READING Isaiah 61 Vs.1-4,8-11 (Jim McNeil)
HYMN The voice of God goes out to all the world (CH4 283)
NEW TESTAMENT READING John 1 Vs.6-8,19-28 (Jim McNeil)
Sermon
OFFERING HYMN No wind at the window (CH4 287)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
HYMN Longing for light (CH4 543)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING Lord,you are so precious to me (CH4 783)