Garden Worship & Fellowship – August 29th

The Church of All Nations

Worship & Fellowship 

Garden Picnic BBQ


August 29, 2021

14th Sunday after Pentecost

Before the service

We are now at the BC restart plan step 3. However, recently, Covid case counts continue to rise in British Columbia. So, our community should continue to be cautious.

  • If you or anyone in your family feels sick stay home and get tested immediately.
  • Please continue to sit in your household groups as much as you can. Please re-arrange chairs as necessary to social distance yourselves.
  • Masks are mandatory in indoor public settings. If you feel more comfortable wearing a mask even outside, please do so.


Today is the annual summer BBQ picnic.

Let us enjoy this time together for worship, sharing, and fellowship in our God!


First, we will have a short worship time. Then, we will divide into 2 groups: Japanese and English speaking. The CAN Retreat and Study Tour 2021 participants will share with their group: what they learnt, how God spoke to them through the study tour.



After the sharing, we will have BBQ hamburgers, tempura, veggies from our garden!


Opening Word 招詞

Officiant: Let us begin the short service with the words of Scripture.

司式者: 聖書のみ言葉を聞いて、礼拝を始めましょう。

Psalm 96:1-4 詩篇 

Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth.

Sing to the Lord, praise His name; proclaim His salvation day after day.

Declare His glory among the nations, His marvelous deeds among all peoples.

For great is the Lord and most worthy of praise.





Praise 賛美 “How Great Is Our God” 「偉大な神」

The splendor of a King

Clothed in majesty

Let all the earth rejoice

All the earth rejoice

He wraps Himself in light

And darkness tries to hide

And trembles at His voice

Trembles at His voice


How great is our God

Sing with me

How great is our God

And all will see

How great, how great is our God

Age to age He stands

And time is in His hands

Beginning and the end

Beginning and the end

The Godhead Three in One

Father, Spirit, Son

The Lion and the Lamb

The Lion and the Lamb


主の栄光 身にまとい

地のすべては 主を喜ぶ

主の光に 闇は隠れ

その御声に 震えだす


なんて偉大な 我らの主

あなたは 全地は知る


時を超えて 御手に握る

初めであり 終わりなる主

父 子 御霊 唯一の神

獅子であり 小羊なる主


Confession & Absolution 罪の告白とゆるし


Lord God, Father of Creation,

You made all that exists from nothing:

Spoke into existence each bird and tree,

Designed the detail of each butterfly and flower, Made us from dust, one part of Your world.

Lord God, Saviour of the World,

You made Your covenant with all living creatures: Watch when a sparrow falls to the ground, Sustain all creation by Your word,

Send your Son to bring healing to creation.

Lord God, Spirit of Life,

You breathe Your image into human beings;

Inspire us with love for Your world,

Charge us to care for all You have made,

Invite us to steward and care for Your world.

Blessed God, Father, Son, Spirit.

We praise you for all You have created.

Forgive us for taking Your works for granted.

Equip us with vision and ability to fulfil our task: To act justly, live simply and walk humbly with You, our God,

In the garden of your Creation,

Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

















Priest 司祭:

Almighty God who renews the face of the earth, cleanse you from the pollution of your sins, create in you a new heart、and renew your joy in serving Him in His world. Amen.

この世界を新しくされる全能の神が、私たちの罪の汚染から私たちを聖め、新しい心を私たちの内に創造し、神の世界で、主に仕える喜びを新たにしてくださいますように! アーメン。

Announcements 報告

Officiant 司会者: (Please introduce newcomers if there are any. Please inform everyone of where the offering bag is located.)

Next Sunday (Sept. 5th), we will have in-person garden worship.
Rev. Archie will preach for us.


Sharing 分かち合い

Divide into 2 groups:English and Japanese speaking.  Each group can end the sharing / worship with prayer.


Enjoy BBQ & fellowship!