Event/Occasion: Third Sunday of Advent

Date: December 17, 2017


Welcome & Announcements

Watchword for the Week: May the God of peace himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be kept sound and blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. (1 Thessalonians 5:23)

Call to Worship: Lighting of the Advent Wreath – Joy (Katelyn, Jacob, and Julianna Brann)

Liturgy: Advent 3 (Insert)

Moment of Fellowship

Children’s Program

Prayers and Praises (cards & verbal)

Scripture Reading 1: Isaiah 61:1-4,8-11

Scripture Reading 2: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24

Scripture Reading 3: John 1:6-8,19-28

Children’s Story Sermon

Giving of Tithes and Offerings

Offertory: Away in a Manger, Children’s Choir (J.McFarland, M.Luther, W.Kirkpatrick)


Hymn of Reflection: Rejoice, Rejoice, Believers #256

Message: Light of the World, Tom Anders

Hymn of Commitment: Come, O Long-Expected Jesus #262

The Sending