December 20 Worship Order

11:00 A.M.

Prelude
He Is Lord with O Come, Let Us Adore Him
arr. Hayes

Chiming of the Hour
Thomas Winkler

Greeting & Lighting of Christ Candle
Charlie Horne

Lighting of the Advent Wreath
Charlie & Anna Horne

Worship Song                                                                                                       
Great and Mighty

Great and mighty is the Lord our God, Great and mighty is He. Great and mighty is the Lord our God, Great and mighty is He. Lift up your banner, let the anthems ring praises to our King; Great and mighty is the Lord our God, Great and mighty is He. 

Litany of the Greens

Leader: How Light the lamps, prepare the room, God is coming to us!
People: Make our hearts and spirits ready to receive God’s most gracious gift, God’s Son, Jesus Christ.
Leader: Push the darkness away. The light is truly coming!
People: May God’s light shine on us, in us and through us that God’s glory may be seen.

Carol
Angels We Have Heard on High

Angels we have heard on high, Sweetly singing o’er the plains; And the mountains   in reply, Echo back their joyful strains.

Gloria in ex-cel-sis De-o! Gloria in ex-cel-sis De-o!

Shepherds, why this jubilee? Why your joyous strains prolong? Say what may the tidings be Which inspire your heavenly song?

Gloria in ex-cel-sis De-o! Gloria in ex-cel-sis De-o!

Come to Bethlehem, and see Him whose birth the angels sing; Come, adore on bended knee Christ the Lord, the new-born King.

Gloria in ex-cel-sis De-o! Gloria in ex-cel-sis De-o!

See within a manger laid Jesus, Lord of heaven and earth! Mary, Joseph, lend your aid, With us sing our savior’s birth.

Gloria in ex-cel-sis De-o! Gloria in ex-cel-sis De-o!

Scripture

Solo
O Holy Night!
Ouida Gatton

Sermon

Postlude
Thomas Winkler