Event/Occasion: First Sunday of Advent

Date: December 1, 2019

Prelude: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel, Thirteenth Century Plainsong, Arr. Cindy Berry

Welcome & Announcements

Watchword for the Week: Come, let us walk in the light of the Lord! Isaiah 2:5

Call to Worship: Lighting of the Advent Wreath

Liturgy: Advent/Palm Sunday w/ Hosanna, p.49

Moment of Fellowship

Prayers and Praises (cards & verbal)

Scripture Reading 1: Isaiah 2:1-5

Scripture Reading 2: Romans 13:11-14

Scripture Reading 3: Matthew 24:36-44

Children’s Story Sermon

Giving of Tithes and Offerings

Offertory: Est ist Ein Ros’, 16th century German melody, Arr. John M. Rasley

Doxology

Hymn of Reflection: People in Darkness Are Looking for Light, #266

Message

Hymn of Commitment:   Rejoice, Rejoice, Believers, #256

Benediction:

Postlude: How Bright Appears the Morning Star, Phillip Nicolai’s ” Freudenspiegel,” 1599