December 5, 2021:  Advent 2

White Gift Sunday

 

Prelude

Welcome

Quieting Time

Opening Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer

 

Advent Candle Lighting                                                 

Advent Hymn #6: (vs 1) Voices United

(Tune – Away in a Manger – 6565D - #186 Praise!)

 

A candle is burning, a candle of peace,

A candle to signal that conflict must cease:

For Jesus is coming to show us the way;

A message of peace humbly laid in the hay.

                               

Hymn #: 192 (Praise!) O Little Town of Bethlehem

 

Celebrating God’s Goodness

                GOD IS GOOD – ALL THE TIME.

                ALL THE TIME – GOD IS GOOD.

 

Young at Heart Time …..

Hymn    #: 187 (Praise!) Away in a Manger

 

Scripture Readings

                Zechariah’s Song: Luke 1:68-79 pg. 1071

                        (A time of quiet reflection)

                Gospel Lesson: Luke 3:1-6 pg. 1073

 

Hymn    #: 18 (Voices United)      There’s a Voice in the Wilderness Calling

 

Message: What Claims Your Life Today?

Pastoral Prayer

 

Hymn #: 193 (Praise!)It Came upon the Midnight Clear

 

Commissioning and Benediction

Postlude

December 3, 2021:  Advent 3, Joy

Prelude
Welcome
Quieting Time
Opening Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer

Advent Candle Lighting    
Advent Hymn: #6 (vs 1) Voices United (Tune – Away in a Manger – 6565D - #186 Praise!)    

A candle is burning, a candle of joy,
A candle to welcome brave Mary’s new boy.
Our hearts fill with wonder, and eyes light and glow
As joy brightens winter like sunshine on snow.

 
Hymn: # 178 (Praise!) O Come All Ye Faithful 

Celebrating God’s Goodness
GOD IS GOOD – ALL THE TIME.
ALL THE TIME – GOD IS GOOD.

Young at Heart Time ….
Hymn:
#181 (Praise!) Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Scripture Readings
Hebrew Scripture: Zephaniah 3:14-20
         (A time of quiet reflection)
Gospel Lesson: Luke 3:7-18 
 
Hymn:
#20 (Voices United) On Jordan’s Bank 

Message: What, Then, Should We Do?
Pastoral Prayer

Hymn: # 183 (Praise!)  O Holy Night!
 
Commissioning and Benediction
Postlude

December 19, 2021:  Advent 3, Love

 

 

Prelude

Welcome

Quieting Time

Opening Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer

 

Advent Candle Lighting                                       

Advent Hymn: # 6 (vs 1) Voices United (Tune – Away in a Manger – 6565D - #186 Praise!)   


A candle is burning, a candle of love,

A candle to point us to heaven above.

A baby for Christmas, a wonderful birth

For Jesus is bringing God’s love to our earth.

                       

Hymn: # 179 (Praise!) Angles We Have Heard on High

 

Celebrating God’s Goodness

            GOD IS GOOD – ALL THE TIME.

            ALL THE TIME – GOD IS GOOD.

 

Young at Heart Time ….

 

Special Music

 

Hymn : # 75 (Voices United)  While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks

 

Scripture Readings

            Hebrew Scripture: Micah 5:2-5a         

           (A time of quiet reflection)

            Gospel Lesson: Luke 1: 39-55           

 

Hymn : # 176 (Praise!) Go Tell It on the Mountain

 

Message: Hospitality:  An Event

Pastoral Prayer

 

Hymn: # 162 (Praise!) Let Us Break Bread Together
 

Sacrament of Communion
 

Postlude

A Christmas Eve Service:  Dec 24th, 2021

Prelude  -   “Once in Royal David’s City”

 

Welcome

Opening Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer

 

Advent Candle Lighting

Advent Hymn  ( A Candle is Burning - Hymn 6, vs 5, Voices United)

 

Hymn # 170 (Praise!)  (2 verses)

            Joy to the World

 

A Traditional Service of Lessons and Carols

Hebrew Scriptures  

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  

Luke 1:26-33,38                     

The Birth of Jesus Foretold
 

*Special Christmas Music by Whitney - 

 

Gospel Lesson  

Matthew 1: 18-23    

The Birth of Jesus Christ

Hymn # 187 (Praise!) (2 verses)

Away in a Manger

 

Gospel Lesson  

 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

 

Pastoral Prayer 

Commissioning and Benediction

Hymn # 184 (Praise!)  Silent Night, Holy Night

 

The Service will conclude with candle light

Postlude

December 26, 2021:  Christmas 1

 

Prelude

Welcome

Quieting Time

Opening Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer

 

Hymn # 3 (Praise!) Praise to the Lord, the Almighty

 

Celebrating God’s Goodness

            GOD IS GOOD – ALL THE TIME.

            ALL THE TIME – GOD IS GOOD.

 

Hymn # 584 (Hymnary) Can a Little Child Like Me

 

Scripture Readings

            Psalm Reading: Psalm 148                 

(A time of quiet reflection)

Gospel Lesson: Luke 2:41-5

 

Hymn # 198 (Praise!) Good Christian Men, Rejoice

 

Message:  "Growing Up"

Pastoral Prayer

 

Hymn # 357 (Voices United)  Tell Me the Stories of Jesus

 

Commissioning and Benediction

Postlude

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