December 6th.. 2020

Order of Service 

Musical prelude

Prelude

 Opening Prayer

Minute for Mission - Marilyn Williams

Hymn #180 (Praise) What Child is This (2 verses)

Sermon

Pastoral Prayer

Hymn #176 (Praise)  Go Tell It On The Mountain  (2 verses)

Commissioning and Benediction

Postlude


NOTE:  Piano Music by Whitney Augustine
 

Sermon: “Road Work Ahead”

Scripture:

Psalm Reading;   Psalm 85:1-2,8-13 

Gospel Lesson:    Mark 1:1-8  

Hebrew Scripture: Isaiah 40:1-11

Theme: Let's imagine ourselves travelling down the Christmas Highway. 

December 12th.. 2020

Order of Service 

Musical prelude

Prelude

Opening Prayer

Minute for Mission - Margaret  (FRE)

Opening Hymn #192 (Praise!) (2 verses) O Little Town of Bethlehem

Sermon

Pastoral Prayer

Closing Hymn #186 (Praise!)  (2 verses)  Away in a Manger

Commissioning & Benediction 

Postlude


NOTE:  Piano Music by Whitney Augustine
 

Sermon: "Are You the Messiah?"
 

Scriptures

Psalm Reading :    Psalm 126                            

Sow in tears; reap in joy

Hebrew Scripture:   Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11

The spirit of the Lord is upon me

Gospel Lesson;      John 1:6-8, 19-28 

John testified to the light

Theme: Whatever burden you happen to be carrying at the moment, turn it over to God and say to yourself, "I am not the Messiah.  I can only do so much.  It's not all up to me."

December 20th.. 2020

Order of Service 

Musical prelude

Prelude

Opening Prayer

Hymn: #193 (Praise) (3 verses)  It Came Upon a Midnight Clear

Sermon

Pastoral Prayer

Hymn: #181 (Praise) (3 verses)  Hark!  the Herald Angels Sing

Commissioning and Benediction

Postlude


NOTE:  Piano Music by Whitney Augustine
 

Sermon: "A Faithful Response"
 

Scriptures

Gospel Lesson;  Luke 1:47-55
The song of Mary                       

Hebrew Scripture: 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16

Who will build God's house
 

Gospel Lesson:  Luke 1:26-38 

John testified to the light

Theme: What constitutes a faithful response?

A Christmas Eve Service:  Dec 24th, 2020

 

Prelude  -  “Once in Royal David’s City”

Welcome

Opening Prayer

 

Hymn # 170 (Praise!) (2 verses)

 

 

Introduction to “A Traditional Service of Lessons and Carols”   (Rev. Laura)

 

A Traditional Service of Lessons and Carols

 

Hebrew Scriptures  (Rev. Ted)

Isaiah 9:2,6,7                                   

To Us a Child Is Born

 
Micah 5:2-4                            

A Promised Ruler from Bethlehem
 

Hymn # 192 (Praise!) (2 verses)  

O Little Town of Bethlehem

 

Gospel Lesson   (Rev Laura)

Luke 1:26-33,38                     

The Birth of Jesus Foretold
 

Special Christmas Music by Whitney
Mary Did You Know”

 

Gospel Lesson   (Rev Ted)

Matthew 1: 18-23    

The Birth of Jesus Christ
 

Hymn # 187 (Praise!) (2 verses)

Away in a Manger

 

Gospel Lesson    (Rev. Laura)

Luke 2:8-16                              

The Shepherds and the Angels
 

Hymn # 189 (Praise!) (2 verses)  (Tune to #75 in Voices United)

While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks

 

Gospel Lessons    (Rev. Ted)

John 1:1-14 

The Word Became Flesh
 

Hymn #178 (Praise!)  (2 verses)

O Come All Ye Faithful

 

Pastoral Prayer  (Rev. Laura)

Commissioning and Benediction

 

Hymn # 184 (Praise!)   

Silent Night, Holy Night
 

The Service will conclude with candle light

Postlude

The Dec 27th
 

Prelude

Opening Prayer 

Hymn #196  (P!) (3 verses)  I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day

Sermon

Pastoral Prayer 

Hymn #198 (P!)  Good Christian Men Rejoice

Commissioning and Benediction

Postlude

 

The sermon   "There Was a Man Whose Name Was Simeon"

Psalm ReadingPsalm 148

"Let all creation praise God"
 

Hebrew Scripture:  Isaiah 61:10-62:3 
" God cloths me with salvation and righteousness"
 

Gospel Lesson:  Luke 2:22-40 
 Jesus presented at the temple

 

Theme: Maybe, as we approach the New Year, it's a good time to consider what kind of name, and memories, and contributions we will leave behind when our time on this earth is done.

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