November 27, 2022
First Sunday of Advent
Prelude: "Savior of the Nations Come" Wayne L. Wold
Call to Worship: Mike 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,
us say, "Peace be within you."
Lighting the Advent Candle
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
Thou Long-Expected Jesus” #196
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: "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
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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