The Fourth Sunday in Advent
WE ARE ASSEMBLED IN THE NAME OF JESUS CHRIST,
GOD’S LOVE PERSONIFIED
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
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.
Presentation of Gifts and Offerings
Offertory Prayer: Minister
“Go tell it on the mountain” 133 (New)
Commissioning and Benediction