Please stand as you are able. Congregational responses are in bold type.
“O Little Town of Bethlehem” Benton Price
“Christmas Fantasia” Rob Roy Peery
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
(11:00) “Advent Verse” by Deborah Govenor
*CALL TO WORSHIP
Pastor: What have you come to see?
People: We have come to see the Light.
Pastor: The light of hope is here for you.
People: God’s hope shines through our darkness.
Pastor: Come, worship the Lord of Light and Hope!
People: Praise God for the breaking of light into our lives.
*HYMN OF PRAISE
“It Came upon a Midnight Clear”
*PASS THE PEACE
LIGHTING THE ADVENT CANDLE
(8:00) Tanner White and Ernie Dorrell
(11:00) Ken and Joan Pray
“O Holy Night” Jack Kilbride and Mark Beale
Randy Estelle, Pianist
Lord of Darkness and of Light, come to us this day in the midst of our growing darkness bringing the light of hope to our lives. Keep our hearts and minds alert to your presence. Give peace to our stressed spirits. In this season of Ad-vent, prepare us to greet the One who will lift our burdens and change our lives forever. Amen.
(11:00) “Who Is She Who Travels?” by Owen Goldsmith
WORSHIP WITH OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS
“Joy to the World” Randy Estelle, Pianist
OLD TESTAMENT READING
(8:00) Beth Knowles
HYMN OF PREPARATION
“Angels We Have Heard on High”
Rev. Dr. Craig Nelson
*HYMN OF DEDICATION
“Away in a Manger”
“O Come All Ye Faithful” Lani Smith
Rick Nay, Organist
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