Church Bulletin for December 13, 2020

December 13th, 2020  Third Sunday of Advent

Prelude: Veronika Klassen
Welcome Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
Advent hymn: Long ago, prophets knew #121

Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Advent reading: Third Sunday in Advent: Joy
Advent song: Hope is a star (v. 1-3) #119

Scripture readings :Psalm 126: 1-6  Luke 2: 8-20

Message: Advent III: JOY  (The Rev. Thomas Kim)

Christmas carol: Joy to the world #153

Doxology: All praise and thanks to God
Prayers of dedication
Prayers of intercession:
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins / sin against us]

Christmas carol: Angels we have heard on high #147
Benediction: People in darkness (v. 4) #124
Postlude: Veronika Klassen


CHURCH OFFICE HOURS OVER CHRISTMAS: The church office will be open this week on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings from 9am – 12noon. The office will be closed for the week of Monday, December 21st to Friday December 25th. It will reopen on Wednesday, December 30th.

2021 BOXED ENVELOPES: The 2021 boxed envelopes have been prepared and can be picked up at the church office during office hours. If you are considering using the PAR method of giving for 2020, please have the PAR Agreement returned to the office by January 8th.

ADVENT BIBLE STUDY: The Advent bible study will continue via Zoom this coming Wednesday, December 16th at 11AM. If you would like to participate, please email Rev. Kim at Thank you.

ABBOTSFORD FOOD BANK: Carole Sookdeo will come to the church once a month to collect the food bank donations from the blue bins. The next pickup will be on Friday, December 18th, so please bring your donations in prior to this date. Thank you.