Dec 19 – Rev van de Wall – virtual service

The Fourth Sunday in Advent

WE ARE ASSEMBLED IN THE NAME OF JESUS CHRIST,
GOD’S LOVE PERSONIFIED

Full Service

Entry of the Bible                                (Please rise)

The Call to Worship:
“Take Time To Be Holy”
         vs. 1&6 474

Welcome and Opening Prayer

 “The first Nowell”                 vs. 1, 2, 4&5 131

Lighting of Fourth Advent Candle:
LOVE          Peter and Pam Klassen                                                  

“Hope is a star”                        vs. 1-4 119 (New)

A Call to live in Love:    Romans 13: 8-10

“Love divine, all loves excelling”                  233

The Passing of the Peace:
The Peace of Jesus Christ be with you.
And also with you.

“Love Came Down At Christmas”                 138

Scripture readings:
John 1: 1-14                           Maryna van de Wall
1 John 4: 7-21                                            Minister

“O Little Town Of Bethlehem”                      130

Sermon:  “The Gift Of Love”

 Prayer of Intercession

The Lord’s Prayer
Our Father, Who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name,
Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever and ever.
Amen.

Presentation of Gifts and Offerings
Offertory Prayer:                                               Minister

Announcements

“Go tell it on the mountain”                133 (New)

Commissioning and Benediction

Three-fold Amen