Surprised By Hope

Surprised By Hope

Sunday November 27 2022
FIRST sunday of advent
surprised By CHristmas: Surprised By Hope
Micah 5:2; Matthew 2:18
Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch
THE TABLE
8:30AM

Gathering
Songs  Come Lord Jesus (Even So Come); Forever Reign
Lighting the Advent Candle
Song 
O Come O Come Emmanuel
Children’s Time
Scripture
 Micah 5:2;Matthew2:1-8 NRSV
Message 
Surprised By Hope
Gratitude Moment
Song of Gratitude 
God With Us
Communion
Invitation & Benediction

Song Let The World Sing Gloria
Exit

TRADITIONAL WORSHIP
11:00AM

Prelude 
Welcome 
Voluntary On This Day Earth Shall Ring (UMH 248, v 1)
Lighting the Advent Candle
Hymn O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (UMH 211, v 1-4))
The Apostles’ Creed  UMH 881
Response God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen 
Preparation for Prayer
Call to Prayer Christmas Now Is Come
Pastoral Prayer 
Children’s Time & The Lord’s Prayer Where Children Belong (TFWS 2233)
Scripture Micah 5:2;Matthew2:1-8 NRSV
Sermon 
Surprised By Hope
Hymn People Look East (UMH 202 v 1-4)
Gratitude Moment
Offertory & Doxology  E’en So Lord Jesus, Quickly Come (Manz)
Hymn Angels, We Have Heard On High (UMH 238)
Invitation 
Hymn Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus (UMH 196 v 1-2)
Benediction & Response O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (UMH 211 Refrain)
Postlude