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PRELUDE – Jeanine Wheeler, Piano
WELCOME & OPENING PRAYER Rev. Steve Patterson
HYMN UMH No. 246 “Joy To The World”
ADVENT WREATH LIGHTING The Lucas & Jamie Mollet Family
RESPONSE UMH No. 211 “O Come, O Come Emmanuel”
CHILDREN’S MESSAGE Claudia Anderson
PASSING THE PEACE
MORNING PRAYER Dr. John
– Join us in prayer for: Madlyn F., Faith J., Pat M., Bob S., Billie S., Jerry T., Judy T., Anna Beth W., Bobbie W., Emogene W., Gary Y.
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THE LORD’S PRAYER
ANTHEM “Noel” Jack & Kate Miller, Dustin Tatro & Jeanine Wheeler*
* Prerecorded Video
SCRIPTURE & SERMON Rev. Steve
The Promises of God: Love, Luke 2:1-7
In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world shall be registered. This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria. And all went to be registered, each to his own town. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David, to be registered with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child. And while they were there, the time came for her to give birth. And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.
God’s Love Promises To Save Us From:
AFFIRMATION OF FAITH UMH 881 “Apostles’ Creed” – Rev. Steve
OFFERTORY PRAYER Dr. John
OFFERTORY RESPONSE HYMN UMH No. 218 “It Came Upon the Midnight Clear”
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BENEDICTION Rev. Steve
POSTLUDE -Dustin Tatro, Organ