905 Mifflin Ave
Pastor: Rev. Kelly Smith
*Those that are able are invited to stand
Introit “Hail to the Lord’s Anointed” Choir
*Call to Worship
Leader: Sing for joy, children of God! Shout aloud, for God is our salvation!
People: We will believe the good news that God is in our midst.
Leader: Sing of faith, children of God! Shout aloud, for God is our hope!
People: We will live the good news that God removes all our fears.
Leader: Sing of grace, children of God! Shout aloud, for God is our compassion!
People: We will share God’s love and hope with those who need good news in their lives.
*Hymn of Praise “O Come, All Ye Faithful” (verses 1-3) #234
Lord, we have come to this place from a world of demands and schedules. We have sought hope and peace and have found them here. Now we seek the inner joy that only your presence can bring to our lives. Open our hearts and our spirits to your love. For we ask this in Jesus' Name. AMEN.
Scripture Isaiah 12.2-6
Lighting of the Advent Candles Judy Arthurs and Marilyn Moreman
Advent Song “I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light” #206
Advent Meditation WELCOME
Offering Our Gifts and Tithes
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*Doxology Emmanuel, Emmanuel
Emmanuel, Emmanuel, his name is called Emmanuel.
God with us, revealed in us, his name is called Emmanuel.
Child of Peace By Mark Hayes
Soloists: Patricia Deleonibus , Dean Patterson
Readers: Gregory McDonald, Rev. Kelly Smith
I. Prepare the Way
III. Child of Peace
IV. Glory to God!
V. Shepherds, Arise!
VI. Peace Medley
VII. Peace Prayer
*As the cantata concludes,
everyone is invited to sing HARK THE HERALD ANGELS SING #240
December 16, 2018