905 Mifflin Avenue
Pastor: Rev. Kelly Smith
Our goal is to be a welcoming and inclusive
church for all people.
December 8, 2019
*Those able are invited to stand
-A Christmas Service of lessons and carols-
Welcome and Announcements
*Hymn “Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming” UMH #216
Lighting the Advent Candle Rebecca and Travis and Family
Scripture Isaiah 9:2, 6-7
Reading Those Who Saw the Star
Hymn “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” (verses 1 & 6) UMH #211
Scripture Luke 1:26-35, 38
Music “Song of Mary”
Reading People of Ceaseless Hope
Scripture Matthew 1:18-21
Music “There Is a Great Joy A-coming”
Reading First Coming
Music “Jesus Comes”
Scripture Luke 2:1-7
Reading In the Middle of the Night
Music “The Inn at the End of the World”
Scripture Luke 2:8-20
Music “Angels We Have Heard on High” UMH #238
(Open with soprano solo – Gloria!)
Reading Aztec Story of the Nativity
Music “Hodie, Christus Natus Est”
Scripture Matthew 2:1-12
Reading In Choosing To Be Born
Music “And the Stars Will Dance”
Reading Che Jesus
Offering Our Gifts and Tithes
Music “The Best of Rooms”
*Closing Hymn “Love Came Down at Christmas” UMH #242
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.
Later this month, South Avenue and Mifflin Avenue Churches will come together for a combined worship service on Sunday, December 29th at 10:30am at Mifflin Avenue.