Surprised By Joy

Surprised By Joy

sunday December 18 2022
Fourth Sunday of Advent
Surprised By ChRistmas: Surprised By Joy
Luke 1:39-56
Rev Mary BEth Hardesty-Crouch

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The Table
8:30am

Gathering & Welcome
Songs
Let the World Sing Gloria; O Come O Come Emmanuel
Lighting the Advent Candle
Song
He Shall Reign Forevermore
Children’s Time
Scripture
Luke 1:39-56 NRSV
Message Surprised By Joy
Gratitude Moment
Song of Gratitude
Your Praise Goes on Or I Cannot Be Silent
Communion
Invitation & Benediction
Song
Joy to the World
Exit

Traditonal Worship
11:00am

Prelude I Saw Three Ships
Welcome
Voluntary
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Averre)
Lighting the Advent Candle
Hymn
Angels From The Realms Of Glory (UMH 220, v 1-3)
Creed (UMH 833) & Response God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (UMH 881 Refrain)
Preparation for Prayer
Call to Prayer
Christmas Now is Come (v 1)
Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
Children’s Time
Where Children Belong (TFWS 2233)
Scripture Luke 1:39-56 NRSV
Sermon Surprised By Joy
Hymn Christmas Now Is Come (v 1-4)
Gratitude Moment
Offertory & Doxology
On Christmas Night All Christians Sing (Helvey)
Hymn Angels We Have Heard On High (UMH 238 Refrain)
Invitation
Hymn
It Came Upon The Midnight Clear (UMH 218, v 1-4)
Benediction & Response O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (UMH 211 Refrain)
Postlude Hark! The Herald Angels Sing