ORDER OF WORSHIP - − December 10, 2017 - Fifth Sunday in Advent


       OUR COMMUNITY

CALL TO GATHER − Rose Marie Watt
“Come, Now Is the Time to Worship ”W&S 3176

WELCOME − Karol Kenzy
ANNOUNCEMENTS − Karol Kenzy

       WE GATHER

PRELUDE − Rose Marie Watt
“For Unto Us a Child Is Born ” arr. by Carol Thornquist

CALL TO WORSHIP − Karol Kenzy
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OPENING HYMN − Dave Watters
“Come Thou Long Expected Jesus ” UMH 196

LIGHTING THE ADVENT CANDLE −
“Hope ” Keith and Paula Stiner

HYMN OF RESPONSE
“Emmamuel, Emmanuel ” UMH 204

GIVING HOPE − Rev. Kate Johnson Martin
“Food Pantry Offering ”

ANTHEM − Choir
“Is There Room In Your Heart For A King? ” P.Stewart/M.Hayes

       WE LISTEN

JOYS AND CONCERNS − Rev. Kate Johnson Martin

PASTORAL PRAYER − Rev. Kate Johnson Martin

GRATEFUL GIVING
“ Road to Bethlehem ” by Roy Danielsen

GRATEFUL RESPONSE
“Praise God From Whom...” UMH 95

PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING − Rev. Kate Johnson Martin

THE MESSAGE − Rev. Kate Johnson Martin
“Children's Christmas Program ”

OPENING HYMN − Dave Watters
“ O Little Town of Bethlehem ” UMH 230
“Away in the Manger ” UMH 217
“It Came Upon a Midnight Clear ” UMH 218
“O Come All Ye Faithful ” UMH 234

       WE ARE SENT

CLOSING HYMN
“The Lord's Prayer ”

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

December 13, 2017