Light in the Darkness

A Service prepared by the California -  Pacific Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church for use on December 26 or January 2.

Prelude: “The Winter Moon”

performed by Alison Bjorkedal & Yoojung Chung (Westwood UMC)

Invocation: from Flames of the Spirit by Rev. Martha Morales, Chair of the Order of Deacons

Special Music: “Come On and Celebrate”, “To God Be The Glory”, “Ca Ngoi Chua” (“Praise The Lord”) performed in Vietnamese by Wesley UMC of San Diego Praise Band

Scripture & Witness from the World: Psalm 98 | Michael Mitchell, South District Lay Leader

Prayer of Confession & Lord’s Prayer:

from Flames of the Spirit by Rev. Anna Mulford, Chair of the Order of Elders

Witness from the Word: John 1:1-9 | Rev. Dr. Siosaia Tu’itahi, East District Superintendent

Message: “Light in the Darkness” Bishop Grant J. Hagiya 

                               Click Here for a text version of Bishop Hagiya's Message

pecial Music: “O Holy Night” performed by Dr. Leo Pascua (Wahiawa UMC)

Benediction: Erin Hawkins, Executive Director of Connectional Ministries

Postlude: “Bring a Torch” performed by Yoojung Chung (Westwood UMC)