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


Children’s Message


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

II.       Magnificat

III.     Child of Peace

IV.    Glory to God!

V.      Shepherds, Arise!

VI.    Peace Medley

VII.   Peace Prayer 

VIII. Finale 

*As the cantata concludes,

everyone is invited to sing HARK THE HERALD ANGELS SING #240








December 16, 2018