November 27, 2022

First Sunday of Advent

 

Welcome

 

Prelude:  "Savior of the Nations Come" Wayne L. Wold

                                                                                                                                      

Call to Worship:    Mike & Kathy Lindsay

I was glad when they said to me,

      "Let us go to the house of the Lord."

For the sake of all who call upon the Lord,

      Let us say, "Peace be within you." 

                                                              

Opening Hymn:   “People, Look East”           #202                                    

                                               

Prayer Before the Word:     Kathy Lindsay


First Lesson:  Isaiah 2:1-5                                     

  L: The word of the Lord   P: Thanks be to God 

                                                                    

Psalm:      Psalm 122      #845         


Gospel Lesson   Matthew 24:36-44                                   

L: The Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ   P: Praise to you, Lord Christ


Sermon:    “Great Expectations"    Pastor Gilbert Stones 


Hymn:       “Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus”       #196                                      


Pastoral Prayer


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.

Amen.


Offering our Gifts to God   [Click here to go to online giving]


Offertory:  "Lo! How a Rose E'er Blooming" arr. by Gilbert M. Martin


 

Prayer of Dedication  


Closing Hymn:  "Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates"  #213


Benediction


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

Mike and Kathy Lindsay-  Liturgy & Scripture

Sarah Jane Scott, Mary Anne Meyer, Gilbert Stones - Primary Videography

Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editor

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