Surprised By Love

Surprised By Love

Sunday December 4 2022
SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Suprised By Christmas: Suprised By Love
Luke 1:5-20
Rev mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch
The Table
8:30am

Gathering & Welcome
Songs
Hark The Herald Angels Sing; Glory (Let There Be Peace)
Lighting the Advent Candle
Song
Here I Am To Worship
Children’s Time
Scripture
Luke 1:5-20 NRSV
Message Surprised By Love
Gratitude Moment
Song of Gratitude
I Still Believe In Christmas
Communion
Invitation & Benediction
Song
Joy To The World (Unspeakable Joy)
Exit

Traditional Worship
11:00am

Prelude Silent Night
Welcome
Voluntary
Hodie Christus Natus Est (Bedford)
Lighting the Advent Candle
Hymn
Hail To The Lord’s Anointed (UMH 203, v 1-4))
Preparation for Prayer
Call to Prayer
Christmas Now Is Come
Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
Children’s Time
Where Children Belong (TFWS 2233)
Scripture Luke 1:5-20 NRSV
Sermon Surprised By Love
Hymn I Want To Walk As A Child Of The Light (UMH 206 v 1-3)
Gratitude Moment
Offertory
Joseph Dearest, Joseph Mine (Helvey)
The Great Thanksgiving
Hymn
Away In A Manger (UMH 217, v 1-3)
Hymn In The Bleak Midwinter (UMH 221, v 1-4)
Invitation
Hymn
God Almighty, We Are Waiting (WS 3047v 1-3)
Benediction & Response O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (UMH 211 Refrain)
Postlude