December 11, 2022
Third Sunday of Advent
Prelude: "Prepare the Way, O Zion" arr. by Robert Lau
Call to Worship: Scott Danielson
Let us rejoice at the coming of the Lord.
Let us rejoice with joy and singing.
The Mighty One has done great things for us.
And holy is the Name of the Lord.
Opening Hymn: “Joy Shall Come”
Lighting the Advent Candles
Prayer Before the Word: Scott Danielson
First Lesson: Isaiah 35:1-10
L: The word of the Lord P: Thanks be to God
For the Psalm: Luke 1:46-55
Gospel Lesson: Matthew 11:2-11
L: The Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ P: Praise to you, Lord Christ
Sermon: "Joy in the Wilderness" Pastor Gilbert Stones
Hymn: "Joy Comes with the Dawn" #2210
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: "How Far Is It to Bethlehem?" English Melody arr. by Mark Hayes and Douglas Wagner
Prayer of Dedication
Closing Hymn: "She Comes Sailing on the Wind" #2122
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
Barbara Hoff - Organ
Sarah Jane Scott - Piano, Organ and Vocals
Scott Danielson - Liturgy & Scripture
Mary Anne Meyer, Gilbert Stones - Primary Videography
Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editor
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