Mission and Service in Worship

Resources for celebrating the work of the Mission & Service of The United Church of Canada.

Worship Ideas
PDF icon Building Our House
Use this worship outline anytime you want to focus on partnering with others through Mission and Service to offer God’s hope and love. From Mandate magazine, August 2011.
PDF icon In Loving Partnership
To follow Jesus is to look for the presence of Christ in others, to live in respectful partnership with others, giving and receiving. By Hans van Nie, from Mandate magazine, August 2013.
PDF icon Ordinary People Called to Do Extraordinary Things
A worship service on how God calls us to be ordinary heroes. By Melody Duncanson Hales and Ruth Noble. From Mandate magazine, Summer 2019.
PDF icon The Treasure of the Ordinary
What we share—the treasure of the ordinary—helps to fulfill God’s dream for the whole family of earth. A worship outline by Don Parsons from Mandate magazine, August 2012.
Minute for Mission
PDF icon Minutes for Mission 2020 PDF
Note: "Celebrating Black History Month" (page 5) was revised on Jan. 27 with the help of Nancy Oliver-MacKenzie of Union United Church. Accompanying videos are on YouTube.com (search "Minutes for Mission 2020") and photos are on flickr.com/photos/unitedchurchcda/albums.
File Minutes for Mission 2020 Word
An MS Word file for easy copying and pasting. Note: "Celebrating Black History Month" (page 13) was revised on Jan. 27 with the help of Nancy Oliver-MacKenzie of Union United Church.
File Minutes for Mission Snippets 2020
Short Mission & Service messages to support Minutes for Mission 2020.
Related Material
File Our Generation: The Mission & Service Music Video 2019!
Toronto Conference youth's song "Our Generation" is the theme song for this Mission & Service music video.