Welcome & Announcements
Advent Candle Lighting
Hope is a Star
Peace is a ribbon that circle the earth, giving a promise of safety and worth.
(refrain) When God is a child there’s joy in our song. The last shall be first and the weak shall be strong, and none shall be afraid.
Opening Hymn - CP # 88 Come, Thou Long-expected Jesus
1st Lesson - Creation - Genesis 1:1-5 (from The Message)
Choir Anthem - Light of Peace by Joel Raney
2nd Lesson - Temptation & Fall - Poem
Choir Anthem - Jesus Christ the Apple Tree by Timothy Shaw (Anne Lane on Flute)
3rd Lesson - The Promise of a Messiah - Isaiah 11:1-9
Choir Hymn - CP #589 Come, O God of All the Earth. (Soloist Ankelly Armstrong)
4th Lesson - The Birth of Christ - Poem
Choir Hymn - CP#148 See Amid the Winter’s Snow
5th Lesson - The Return of Christ
Choir Anthem - Look to the Rose - J.M. Martin
A reading from the Gospel of John, 1:1-5
Choir Hymn - O Christ, the Word Incarnate - W.W. How & R.G. Hobbs/J. Cruger (CCLI # 1884009)
The Lord’s Prayer
Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us. Save us from the time of trial, and deliver us from evil. For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours, now and for ever. Amen.
Closing Hymn CP #114 - Lo, He Comes with Clouds Descending (vs. 1, 3, 4)