ORDER OF WORSHIP - − December 9, 2018 - 5th Sunday of Advent


       WELCOME

CALL TO GATHER −
“This Is the Day ”UMH 657

WELCOME − Ruth McCauley
ANNOUNCEMENTS − Ruth McCauley
DECEMBER HAPPY BIRTHDAY

MEET AND GREET − Ruth McCauley

       WE GATHER

PRELUDE −
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CALL TO WORSHIP − Ruth McCauley
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OPENING HYMN − Dave Watters
“O Come, O Come, Emmanuel ” UMH 211

LIGHTING THE ADVENT CANDLE −
“Hope ” Richard Adelson & Mary Ellen Williams

HYMN OF RESPONSE
“Emmamuel, Emmanuel ” UMH 204

       WE LISTEN

OLD TESTAMENT LESSON − Malachi 3:1-4 − Ruth McCauley

TIME WITH THE CHILDREN − Mary Hittle

GOSPEL LESSON − Ruth McCauley
“ Luke 3: 1-18 ”

THE MESSAGE −
” Rev. Kate Johnson Martin

       WE RESPOND

JOYS AND CONCERNS − Rev. Kate Johnson Martin

HYMN OF PREPARATION
“Lo, How a Rose E'er Bloomimg ” UMH 216

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE − Rev. Kate Johnson Martin

THE LORD'S PRAYER − Rev. Kate Johnson Martin

HYMN OF RESPONSE
“Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming ” UMH 216

GRATEFUL GIVING
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GRATEFUL RESPONSE
“Praise God from Whom... ” UMH 95

OFFERTORY PRAYER − Rev. Kate Johnson Martin

       WE ARE SENT

CLOSING HYMN
“Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus ” UMH 196

BENEDICTION − Rev. Kate Johnson Martin
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POSTLUDE
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Today's Date

January 18, 2019