December 10, 2017

Second Sunday in Advent

Established 1849

“Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will be
with child and will give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.”
Isaiah 7:14


Welcome and Announcements

Call to Worship: 1 John 3:2-3

Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when Christ appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is. All who have this hope in him purify themselves, just as he is pure.

*Hymn of Invocation: #195 “Oh, Come, Little Children”

*Prayer of Invocation and Lord’s Prayer

Children’s Time: “On the Way to Bethlehem”

Lighting the Advent Wreath – The Candle of Faith
Gospel Scripture: Luke 1:26–38

Song of Response:

Mary heard the angel's message: "Greetings, Mary, favored one! Do not fear, for God is with you; You will one day bear God's Son." Filled with questions, filled with wonder, She proclaimed her faith in God: "May it be as you have spoken; I'm the servant of the Lord!"

Minute for Missions – Retired Ministers and Missionaries
Morning Offering

Choral Offering: “Unto us is Born a Son”; Chapel Choir

“Alpha and Omega, Sing with the choir Let our merry organ go, God’s blessing on you”

*Doxology and Prayer

Greetings in the Name of Christ

New Testament Lesson: 1 Corinthians 6: 12–20; Ephesians 5: 21 – 6:9

Scriptural Meditation: “A Moment for Morality”

Long lay the world in sin and error pining
Till He appeared and the soul felt its worth.
A thrill of hope – the weary world rejoices,
For yonder breaks a new and glorious morn!

*Hymn: #194 “O Holy Night”

Silent Prayer

Congregational Prayer

*Hymn of Consecration: #209 “Mary, Did You Know?”

*Benediction: 2 Peter 3:11b–12a, 14



*Please stand if able

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