Bulletin for December 17

ORDER OF WORSHIP FOR

SUNDAY DECEMBER 17, 2017

INTROIT                    Come, Thou Long-Expect­ed Jesus

LIGHTING THE CANDLES OF ADVENT Luke 1. 26–33

PRELUDE   Con­cer­to G‑dur BWV 592 (I. Alle­gro) — Bach/Ernst

CALL TO WORSHIP

HYMN No. 218       It Came Upon the Mid­night Clear

PRAYER

CHILDREN’S TIME

* PASSING THE PEACE OF CHRIST

* FELLOWSHIP CHORUS        Emmanuel 

Hope!

Chancel Choir

A Gospel Christmas Celebration

Composed & Arranged by Joel Raney

Narrators – Jackie & Brian Crispin 

Rejoice and Sing

Hope of the World, Emmanuel

Heavenly Peace

Worship the Newborn King

O Holy Night

Hope is Born

THE WRITTEN WORD          Luke 2. 8–16

SONG OF PREPARATION No. 2086 (FWS) Open Our Eyes

THE SPOKEN WORD                        Rev. Dr. Homan

PASTORAL PRAYER & THE LORD’S PRAYER

*GIVING OURSELVES TO GOD In the Bleak Mid­win­ter

* PRESENTATION OF GIFTS No. 234 (cho­rus) 

HYMN No. 238   Angels We Have Heard on High

THE CHALLENGE

THE BLESSING             Go Now In Peace

POSTLUDE    G‑dur BWV 592 (III. Presto) — Bach/Ernst