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Sunday 1st November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 306 - John 15:5-8
John 15:5-8 Make something out of fruit, e.g. a smoothie, a banana sandwich, a fruit salad. Ask someone to read the passage while you eat together. What kind of fruit do you think God wants people to produce?
09:30Joint Service in Barry Church
10:30Service Live Stream Carnoustie Church Facebook Live
19:00Scottish Churches Call to Prayer Carnoustie Church Facebook
Living God, We come to your presence And we are conscious that we do not come alone. We come in the company of the saints of God And the great cloud of witnesses who have gone before us. Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer. Living God, We come to your presence And we remember those who have given life and nurture to us. We remember those who are no longer with us And we give thanks for their lives. Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer. Living God, We come to your presence And we pray for those who have suffered loss at this time. We ask that they will know the presence Of the One who will wipe away every tear from their eyes. Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer. Living God, We come to your presence And hear again the promise of your enduring presence. We ask for ourselves, and for others, That we might know the promise of healing of God. Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer. Living God, We come to your presence And we recall the hymns of faith that echo in our hearts. We lift up our hearts and anticipate the praise of heaven; Offered to Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer.
Monday 2nd November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 307 - Romans 12:1-2
Romans 12:1-2 Ask someone to read today’s passage while you make a colourful pattern on a piece of paper. Ask God to help you live your life in ways that make Him happy!
10:00Prayer Meeting on Zoom
13:45Knitting For Others Monthly Hand-In Day 21 Barry Road
19:30Mission&Outreach Team Meeting on Zoom
Tuesday 3rd November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 308 - Colossians 3:12-14
Colossians 3:12-14 Ask someone to read the passage. Every time something is mentioned that we are to ‘clothe’ ourselves with or to ‘put on’ — e.g. compassion — put on another item of clothing.
19:30Angus Presbytery Meeting on Zoom
Wednesday 4th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 309 - Galatians 5:22-23
Galatians 5:22-23 Read the passage together. Draw 9 outlines of fruit and write a different ‘fruit of the Spirit’ in each one. Display the fruit somewhere so you can remember what God wants us to be like.
19:00Midweek Focus Bible Study Cancelled until further notice
Thursday 5th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 310 - James 3:17-18
James 3:17-18 Read the passage together. Can you think of situations at home or school where you could be a peacemaker? What could you do?
Friday 6th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 311 - Ephesians 4:29-32
Ephesians 4:29-32 Read the passage together. Is there someone who has hurt or upset you? Who do you need to forgive?
Saturday 7th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 312 - 2 Peter 1:5-8
2 Peter 1:5-8 Build a tower. Ask someone to read out the passage. Every time we are told to ‘add’ something else to our faith, add another layer to your tower. Which thing do you most want to add to your faith?
Sunday 8th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 313 - 2 Corinthians 9:6-8
2 Corinthians 9:6-8 Read the passage together. Give something away today, e.g. a smile, a wave, a cake! Whatever you give away, do it cheerfully!
09:30Joint Remembrance Service in Carnoustie Church
10:30Remembrance Service Live Stream Carnoustie Church Facebook
Order Of Service Gather: Hope for the world’s despair Welcome & Call to Worship: Hymn 715 Behold, the mountain of the Lord (omit 3,6) Prayers Notices Reading: Revelation 22: 1-5 Talk – Hymn 549 How deep the Father’s love for us Act of Remembrance Prayers for others Hymn 528 Make me a channel of your peace Benediction and May the Lord bless you
19:00Scottish Churches Call to Prayer
Living God, We come before you To look back and to remember. In our remembrance, We give thanks for the lives of those who have gone before us And who have shaped the world in the light of your Kingdom. Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer. Living God, We come before you To look forward and to affirm The hope founded in the resurrection our Lord Jesus Christ. May we journey hopefully in these times And live lives shaped in the light of your Kingdom. Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer. Living God, We come before you To remember those whose lives have been scarred By past conflicts. Grant to us grace to live as peacemakers And strength to break down the barriers of division. Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer. Living God, We come before you As we journey forward And face the challenges of our times. Grant to us that we may live As those whose lives are shaped by the life of the world to come. Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer.
Monday 9th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 314 - Galatians 2:20
Galatians 2:20 Read the passage together. Make and decorate a cross so that it reminds you that Jesus loves you.
10:00Prayer Meeting on Zoom
Tuesday 10th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 315 - Philippians 3:10-12
Philippians 3:10-12 Scrunch up some paper into balls and make a goal, e.g. wastepaper bin. Read the passage together. When you get to the part about goals, throw the paper and see how many you can get in the goal!
Wednesday 11th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 316 - 1 Corinthians 1:7-9
1 Corinthians 1:7-9 Ask someone to read out the passage. Every time one part of the Trinity is mentioned – God, Jesus, Holy Spirit – do a jumping jack to remind you that God makes us strong.
10:00Good Neighbours Drop-In Cafe Cancelled until further notice
19:00Midweek Focus Bible Study Cancelled until further notice
Thursday 12th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 317 - Ephesians 1:15-17
Ephesians 1:15-17 Read the passage together. Make a list of people that you want to pray for. Perhaps you could pray for a different person each day of the week. Decide to keep praying for these people.
Friday 13th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 318 - Colossians 1:9-12
Colossians 1:9-12 Read the passage together. Go back to the list of people that you wrote yesterday. Beside each name, write one of the prayers from this bit of the Bible, and commit to praying that prayer for that person.
Saturday 14th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 319 - 2 Timothy 4:7-8
2 Timothy 4:7-8 Ask someone to read out today’s passage. While they are reading, run on the spot. Then ask God to help you keep running with him through life.
Sunday 15th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 320 - Isaiah 65:17-19
Isaiah 65:17-19 Read the passage together. Draw a picture of what you think heaven will be like. What will be there? What won’t be there?
09:30Joint Service in Barry Church
10:30Service Live Stream Carnoustie Church Facebook Live
Order Of Service Gather: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08ttfk9 When I needed a neighbour – Tessera / BBC Songs of Praise Welcome & Call to Worship: Hymn 264 Judge eternal, throned in splendour Prayers Notices Reading: Deuteronomy 31: 1-8 Talk – Prisoners’ Week: Not Alone Prayers for others Hymn 694 Brother, sister, let me serve you (omit 3,5) Benediction and May the Lord bless you
19:00Scottish Churches Call to Prayer Carnoustie Church Facebook
Faithful God And giver of all good gifts, We thank you for the gift of life entrusted to us And for the knowledge that we are made in your image. In these times, may we bear witness to the gift you have given to us. Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer. Faithful God And giver of all good gifts, We thank you for the gift of family and of friendship And for the companions who join us on the way. In the community in which we share, renew the ties that bind us together. Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer. Faithful God And giver of all good gifts, We thank you for those who serve within our community and society And who, by their work, sustain our common life. In these times, strengthen and renew them in all they do, Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer. Faithful God And giver of all good gifts, We thank you that you call us to serve and to bear witness To your love, grace and mercy. In the community of the faithful, may we never forget this calling. Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer. Faithful God And giver of all good gifts, We thank you for all those who through their talent, And by their research, give hope to the world. In these times, may we share generously the fruit of that hope. Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer. Faithful God And giver of all good gifts, We thank you that you reveal your life to us In the community of Father, Son and Holy Spirit. In the life to come, may we hear: ‘Well done, good and faithful servant!’ Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer.
Monday 16th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 321 - Isaiah 61:4
Isaiah 61:4 Read the passage. Find somewhere in your house that needs tidied up or cleaned. Sort it out together. Say thank you to God that one day he will sort out all the things in the world that are messed up.
10:00Prayer Meeting on Zoom
Tuesday 17th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 322 - Isaiah 49:8
Isaiah 49:8 Play a game of ‘Sardines’. One person hides, then when the other people find them, they have to join them in the same space. Once you are all together read the passage.
Wednesday 18th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 323 - John 11:25-27
John 11:25-27 Read the passage together. Do you know someone who is sad because someone they love has died? Use these words to pray for them today.
19:00Midweek Focus Bible Study Cancelled until further notice
Thursday 19th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 324 - John 14:1-4
John 14:1-4 Read the passage while moving between every room in your house! Say thank you to Jesus that he has enough rooms for us all in heaven!
Friday 20th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 325 - Luke 24:25-27
Luke 24:25-27 Read the passage together. How would you explain everything that happened to Jesus? Why do you think he had to suffer?
Saturday 21st November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 326 - Luke 24:32-34
Luke 24:32-34 Read the passage together. Blindfold someone and put an object in their hands. Can they guess what it is without seeing it? Why do you think the disciples didn’t recognise Jesus until he broke the bread?
Sunday 22nd November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 327 - 1 Thessalonians 4:13-14
1 Thessalonians 4:13-14 Ask someone to read the passage out loud while everyone else writes out the word ‘HOPE’ in bubble writing. Inside each letter of ‘HOPE’ write some of the things that we can hope for as Christians.
09:30Joint Service in Carnoustie Church
10:30Service Live Stream Carnoustie Church Facebook Live
19:00Scottish Churches Call to Prayer Carnoustie Church Facebook
Good Shepherd, Speak to us at this time And hear us when we call to you. Answer our call And come to journey with us. Lord, hear us. Lord, graciously hear us. Good Shepherd, Search for us when we are lost And gather us safely into your presence. Speak to the depths of our fears And still our anxious hearts. Lord, hear us. Lord, graciously hear us. Good Shepherd, Stand with us in the midst of these times And do not forsake us. Search for the lonely and the anxious And embrace them in your love. Lord, hear us. Lord, graciously hear us. Good Shepherd, Strengthen us when we stumble And renew us when we are weak. Stand with all who are made in your image And who reflect your goodness. Lord, hear us. Lord, graciously hear us. Good Shepherd, Support us when we suffer And bring healing when we are wounded. Strengthen us that we might strengthen others And be with them in all we face together. Lord, hear us. Lord, graciously hear us. Good Shepherd, Speak once more to our hearts And offer us vision and hope for days to come. Go before us Shepherd King And lead us into the future that you hold in your hands. Lord, hear us. Lord, graciously hear us.
Monday 23rd November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 328 - 1 Peter 1:3-5
1 Peter 1:3-5 Read the passage. Draw a picture of a big present. Stick the word ‘HOPE’ that you made yesterday over the present. Thank God that he has given us a present that will never get broken!
10:00Prayer Meeting on Zoom
Tuesday 24th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 329 - 1 Corinthians 15:19-20
1 Corinthians 15:19-20 Read the passage. Whenever you feel sad or upset today, say inside yourself, ‘Jesus is alive!’
Wednesday 25th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 330 - 1 Corinthians 15:42-44
1 Corinthians 15:42-44 Read the passage together. Make two lists — one entitled ‘Earthly bodies’ and the other ‘Spiritual Bodies’. Write as many things as you can to describe these bodies in each list.
10:00Good Neighbours Drop-In Cafe Cancelled until further notice
11:00Midweek Reflective Service in Philip Hall
19:00Midweek Focus Bible Study Cancelled until further notice
19:30Church Life&Worship Team Meeting on Zoom
Thursday 26th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 331 - 1 Corinthians 15:51-53
1 Corinthians 15:51-53 Challenge each other to go and get changed into a new set of clothes as quickly as they can. Who will be first? Then read the passage together.
Friday 27th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 332 - 2 Corinthians 5:1
2 Corinthians 5:1 Make a den together in the house, get into it and read today’s passage. Thank God that he has given us a home that will last forever.
Saturday 28th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 333 - Philippians 3:20-21
Philippians 3:20-21 If you could be a superhero, what superpower would you have? Read the passage together. What power does Jesus have?
Sunday 29th November 2020 Advent 1 - Bright Hope for Tomorrow
 Bible 2020 Day 334 - Colossians 3:1-4
Colossians 3:1-4 Form a huddle with the people in your household and read this passage together. Count to 3 and then burst out of your huddle and shout, ‘Our lives are hidden with Jesus!’
09:30Joint Service in Barry Church
Order Of Service Welcome & Call to Worship: Hymn 273 O come, O come Immanuel Notices Prayers and Lord’s Prayer Candle Lighting Like a candle flame Reading: Isaiah 64: 1-9 Hymn 291 When out of Poverty - Christian Aid Talk – Advent 1 Prayers for others Hymn 280 Alleluia! Hurry the Lord is near Benediction
10:30Service Live Stream Carnoustie Church Facebook Live
Order Of Service Gather: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fIdZREGMBs Strength will rise (Everlasting God) by Chris Tomlin Welcome & Call to Worship: Hymn 273 O come, o come Immanuel Prayers Notices Candle Lighting Hy 282 Christmas is coming C,v1,C Reading: Mark 13: 24-37 Talk – Advent 1 Prayers for others Hymn 477 Lo, He comes with clouds descending Benediction and May the Lord bless you
18:00Doorstep Carol-O Little Town Carnoustie Church Facebook
19:00Scottish Churches Call to Prayer Carnoustie Church Facebook
God of the Advent promise, We come on our journey to the place where the promise is renewed. Even in the darkness, We look for the light of your presence to be revealed. Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer. God of the Advent promise, We come on our journey to the place where hope is renewed. Even in the midst of all that we have faced in times past, We trust in the hope that does not disappoint. Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer. God of the Advent promise, We come on our journey to the place where we must wait for a time. Even though we have waited in times past, We gladly do so again trusting that our waiting shall yield the coming of God. Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer. God of the Advent promise, We come on our journey to the place of anticipation. Even though we do not yet see, We anticipate the good gift that you will offer. Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer. God of the Advent promise, We come on our journey to the place where we resolve to journey on. . Even though we have travelled through hard times, We go forward, trusting in the promise: Immanuel, shall come to us. Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer.
Monday 30th November 2020 Bible 2020 Day 335 - Matthew 6:19-21
Matthew 6:19-21 Count any money you have in the house and make a wee pile of coins. Say thank you to God that you have money to buy things you need and ask him to help you follow him more closely.
10:00Prayer Meeting on Zoom
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