905 Mifflin Avenue
Pastor: Rev. Kelly Smith
Our goal is to be a welcoming and inclusive
church for all people.
- Gathering into worship -
*Those that are able are invited to stand
Welcome and Announcements
Visual Reflection Kids Talk Christmas
Prophet’s Call Isiah 63:7-9
*Call to Worship
One: Praise the Lord!
All: Praise God from the heavens.
One: Young men and women alike, old and young together!
All: Let us praise the name of the Lord, whose name alone is exalted above earth and heaven. Alleluia!
*Opening Hymn “Angels from the Realms of Glory” UMH #220
Eternal God, by the birth of Jesus Christ you gave yourself to the world.
Grant that, being born in our hearts, he may save us from all our sins,
and restore within us the image and likeness of our Creator,
to whom be everlasting praise and glory, world without end. Amen.
*Chorus “Angels from the Realms of Glory” (Refrain) #220
Come and worship, come and worship, worship Christ the newborn King.
What’s in your Christmas Pensieve?
Christmas Hymn Sing
Scripture Matthew 2:13-23
- Offering our prayers -
(You are invited to share your prayer concerns with the congregation by writing them on the
Prayer Request cards in the pews and placing them in the offering plate.)
Prayer Hymn “Star-Child” TFWS #2095
Silent Prayer / Pastoral Prayer / Lord’s Prayer
- Sharing our blessings -
Offering Our Gifts and Tithes
*Doxology “Emmanuel, Emmanuel”
Emmanuel, Emmanuel, his name is called Emmanuel.
God with us, revealed in us, his name is called Emmanuel.
*Prayer of Thanksgiving
- Taking the Word to the World -
*Closing Hymn “Go, Tell It on the Mountain” #251
*Visual Benediction Good News
*Chorus “Go, Tell It on the Mountain” (Refrain) #251
South Avenue and Mifflin Avenue Churches make up the WILKINSBURG CHARGE.
Not only do we “share” Pastor Kelly, we work together to do ministry in our community and with each other.
South Avenue Church worships Sundays at 10am
Mifflin Avenue worships Sundays at 11:15am
Folks are encouraged to attend whichever worship service is most convenient for them.
Joanne (Judy’s sister) – 4th surgery for detached retina
Sam Shannon (Amy Cook's father) - brain tumor
Annie (Viehland’s friend) – intestine surgery and rehab
Angela (Travis's cousin) - brain tumor surgery
Maureen (Barbara Thaw's friend) - leukemia
David Morton (Carolyn’s friend) – treatment for liver and lung cancer
DS Dawn Hand
Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi
All those who struggle during the holiday season
Families & Friends - safe travels for the holidays
Victims of gun violence - locally and nationally
Migrant families at our border
Mifflin Avenue Church
December 29, 2019