ORDER OF WORSHIP - − December 16, 2018 - 6th Sunday of Advent


       WELCOME

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

WELCOME − Ruth McCauley
ANNOUNCEMENTS − Ruth McCauley
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
“Good Christian Friends, Rejoice ” UMH 224

LIGHTING THE ADVENT CANDLE −
“Joy ” Stiner family

HYMN OF RESPONSE
“Emmamuel, Emmanuel ” UMH 204

       WE LISTEN

OLD TESTAMENT LESSON − Malachi 5:2-5a − Ruth McCauley

TIME WITH THE CHILDREN − Mary Hittle

GOSPEL LESSON − Ruth McCauley
“ Luke 3: 39-55 ”

THE MESSAGE −
” Rev. Kate Johnson Martin

       WE RESPOND

JOYS AND CONCERNS − Rev. Kate Johnson Martin

HYMN OF PREPARATION
“Love Came Down at Christmas ” UMH 242

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE − Rev. Kate Johnson Martin

THE LORD'S PRAYER − Rev. Kate Johnson Martin

HYMN OF RESPONSE
“Love Came Down at Christmas ” UMH 242

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
“O Little Town of Bethlehem ” UMH 230

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

March 22, 2019