Order of Worship December 20, 2020 Fourth Sunday of Advent
Prelude “Ave Maria” Franz Schubert
Tom Tatton, viola, Barbara Hoff, piano
Call to Worship Eileen Murta and Mike Eggleston
Let us magnify the Lord;
Let us rejoice in God our Savior.
Great and mighty is the Lord.
And holy is the Name of God.
Ever faithful God, through prophets and angels, you promised to raise up a holy child who would establish a household of peace and justice. Open our hearts to receive your Son, that we may open our doors to welcome all people as sisters and brothers, and establish your household in our time. Amen.
Hymn “To God Be the Glory” #98
Lighting the Advent Candles Bill and Emily Rodenhi and Clay
Response “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” #211 v. 4
Prayer Before the Word Joe Asire
First Lesson 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16
For the Psalm Luke 1:46b-55
Children’s Time Kasey P. Lindsay
Gospel: Luke 1:26-38
Message "Mary Did You Know?” Pastor Gilbert Stones
Hymn “Come Let Us Dream” #3157
The Lord’s Prayer Debbie Livingston with Josie and Oliver
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 [Click here to go to online giving]
Offertory “What Child Is This” arr. Mark Hayes
Prayer of Dedication
Hymn “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear” #218
Join us on Zoom at 11:00 a.m. for fellowship.
Song of Blessing: “Shalom to You” Jora Landis
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
Tom Tatton - Viola
Barbara Hoff - Organ and Piano
Jora Landis; Cheryl Dove - Vocals
Joe Asire - Reader
Eileen Murta and Mike Eggleston - Liturgy
Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editing
Rich Bolin - Music Coordinator
Kasey P. Lindsay; Rich Bolin; Mary Anne Meyer - Video Recording
Carol Awbrey: In honor of "Loved Ones" and in "memory of our parents"
Tom and Polly Tatton: Dedicated to "Our Families"
Bruce and Colleen Powers: "In memory of our parents"
Janet Neilson: "In memory of Sharon Louise Tolliver and in memory of Donald Womack"
Patti James: "In memory of Betty and Norris Powell and in memory of my brother Mike Powell"
Cheryl Dove: "In memory of Elberta Dove my mother in law who was a nurse, caring for many and a dedication to all the caregivers in homes and facilities in our community"
Pip Bresler: "Dedication to everyone" from the Bresler Family