December 18, 2022 Fourth Sunday of Advent
Prelude: “God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen” arr. Olive Nelson Russell
Call to Worship: Debbie Wacker
Let us magnify the Lord.
Let us rejoice in God our Savior.
The Mighty One has done great things for us;
Holy is God’s Name!
Opening Hymn: “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” #211
Lighting the Advent Candles:
Prayer Before the Word: Debbie Wacker
First Lesson: Isaiah 7:10-16
L: The word of the Lord P: Thanks be to God
Psalm: Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19
Gospel Lesson: Matthew 1:18-25
L: The Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ P: Praise to you, Lord Christ
Sermon: "What Child Is This?" Pastor Gilbert Stones
Hymn: "What Child Is This?" #219
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]
Prayer of Dedication
Closing Hymn: “Love Came Down at
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
Debbie Wacker- Liturgy & Scripture
Vocals: Jora Landis, Cheryl Dove, John Kersten, Gilbert Stones
Mary Anne Meyer, Gilbert Stones, Sarah Jane Scott - Primary Videography
Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editor
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