January 1, 2023
Prelude: "Canonic Carol (The Shepherds Hastened)" arr. by Richard Warner
Call to Worship: Sandy Green
Arise, shine out, for our light has come.
And the glory of the Lord has risen on us.
Let us lift our eyes and look around;
That we may see God's salvation.
Opening Hymn: “We Three Kings" #254
Prayer Before the Word: Sandy Green
First Lesson: Isaiah 60: 1-7; 10-14
L: The word of the Lord P: Thanks be to God
Psalm: Psalm 72 #795
Special Music: "The Birthday of a King" W.H. Neidlinger
Gospel Lesson: Matthew 2:1-12
L: The Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ P: Praise to you, Lord Christ
Sermon: "Amazing Grace" Pastor Gilbert Stones
Hymn: "Amazing Grace" #378
The Lord’s Prayer
Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come,
your will be done, on earth as in heaven.
Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins as we
forgive those who sin against us.
Save us from the time of trial and deliver us from evil.
For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and for ever.
Offering our Gifts to God [Click here to go to online giving]
Offertory: "Oh Sleep, Dear Holy Baby" Carson P. Cooman
Prayer of Dedication
Closing Hymn: "Love Came Down at Christmas" #242
Song of Blessing: “Shalom to You”
Passing the Peace of Christ with phone calls, texts, emails, cards and prayers
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Thanks to everyone who made today’s service possible
Sarah Jane Scott - Piano, Organ and Vocals
John Kersten, Cheryl Dove - Vocals
Sandy Green - Liturgy & Scripture
Mary Anne Meyer, Gilbert Stones - Primary Videography
Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editor
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