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Sunday Morning Bulletin

Sunday, December 10, 2017

SECOND SUNDAY IN ADVENT

The penitential color, PURPLE, calls us to PREPARE, ANICIPATE and WAIT

for CHRIST’S birth

Gathering for Worship

Chiming of the Hour

Welcome, Sharing and Call to Worship…………….…Robert Weathersby

Prelude and Procession of Light………………….……..David Westfaul

“Blessed Be the God of Israel”

Invocation…...………………………...………..……Rev. Andy Collette

* Hymn of Praise…“Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates”…..No. 213

* Affirmation of Faith .….…“Affirmation from I Timothy”…….No. 889

LIGHTING OF THE ADVENT CANDLE

Lighting the Second Candle……………….Winfred & Mickey Morie

Sung Response….. “He Came Down”……..….Choir & Congregation

He came down that we may have HOPE…

Hallelujah forevermore!

He came down that we may have PEACE…

Hallelujah forevermore!

Concerns of the Church and Community…………..….Rev. Andy Collette

Personal Meditation

Pastor’s Prayer and Lord’s Prayer……………………Rev. Andy Collette

Scripture Proclamation………Psalm 85: 1-2, 8-13….…Robert Weathersby

Leader: The Word of God for the people of God.

People: Thanks be to God!

Giving of Tithes, Gifts and Offerings

Offertory………… “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”…..David Westfaul

* Doxology… “Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow”…No. 95

*Hymn……..….. “In the Bleak Midwinter”………….No. 221 (vs. 1, 2 & 4)

(As we sing, the children should come forward for the Children’s Sermon)

Children’s Sermon………………………........................Linda Wiggins

Anthem……………. “Still”………………………....…..Chancel Choir

Sermon…….. “Jesus the Messenger of Peace”………Rev. Andy Collette

Mark 1:1-8

* Parting Hymn…….… “Let There Be Peace on Earth”………….No. 431

* Benedict……………………….………………..…..Rev. Andy Collette

* Postlude……...…. “Sing We Now of Christmas”……….David Westfaul

*CONGREGATION STANDS

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