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This Week in

February 12, 2023

Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

10:30 am 
In-Person or Online? Here's all the info you need.
In-Person in Our Sanctuary
75 Geddes St, Elora
(corner of Church & Geddes)
We strongly recommend that people wear masks when we're together in our building. Mask wearing is a simple and effective way to care for each other. Especially the most-vulnerable among us. Some will also choose to keep a physical distance from others. We leave it to each person to make the best decisions for themselves and their families.
Online from Your Home

We're broadcasting our worship services live through YouTube. You can join on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. You  don't need to have an account, or even to sign in.

Just click the button below and you'll be able to join in. (We begin broadcasting about 5 minutes before the service begins.)

Join the Worship Broadcast
This takes you to our YouTube channel. You can see current, upcoming, and past livestreams (worship broadcasts). You can also see videos of previous worship services.
If the broadcast interrupts part-way through, we suggest waiting a few minutes. Then try joining the worship again the way you normally do. 
On January 1, 1773 the congregation in the parish at Olney, England sang a song for the first time. Their minister, Rev. John Newton had written it to go along with his sermon for that day. When it was published a few years later, it was called "Faith's Review and Expectation." We all know it much better by its first words, Amazing Grace.
This week: Knockin' on Heaven's Door
There are 2 focus passages from the Bible this week. First, we'll hear various verses from the Book of Hebrews which celebrate that Jesus has gone "behind the veil": Hebrews 6.19-20a; 9.15, 24; 10.19-25. Then, Jesus' last moments on the cross when the veil was torn in two: Luke 23.39-47.
Read the Passages by Clicking Here
Click here to get this week's Worship Booklet.
Previous Worship Services
75 Geddes Street   Elora ON   N0B 1S0

Greg Smith-Young
Minister for Worship, Christian Formation and Pastoral Care
519.846.2542 (home)

Barb Smith-Young
Minister for Children and Youth
519.846.2542 (home)

Doris Detta
Office Administrator
Doris is in the office on Wednesdays and Thursdays (9:30-1:00)

Betty Weinstein
Music Director

Jim Fairles
Treasurer and Bookkeeper

Suzanne Flewelling
Building Cleaner

Judy McMullan
Official Board Chairperson
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