Church bulletin for Dec 19, 2021

December 19, 2021, 10 a.m.  Fourth Sunday of Advent

Prelude: Veronika Klassen
Welcome: Sharing the congregational life
Call to worship
Violin group: Carol of the bells
Prayers of confession
Assurance of God’s grace
Violin group: Away in a manger
Advent reading: Fourth Sunday in Advent: LOVE
– Lukas & Lily Blaak
Story time: Children and leaders of Kid Connect
Musical interlude Kid Connect (Preschool – Grade 6)
Responsive reading: Psalm 80: 1-7 (NRSV) – Don Blaak
*Advent hymn: Hail to the Lord’s Anointed #115
New Testament reading: Hebrews 10: 5–10 – Maria Bitter
Gospel reading: John 1: 1-14 – Jo Blaak
Message: Advent IV: LOVE
The Rev. Thomas Kim
*Carol: In the bleak mid-winter #145
Offering
*Doxology Praise God from whom all blessings flow #79
Prayers of dedication
Sharing
Prayers of intercession
followed by the Lord’s Prayer (in unison) [sins/sin against us]
*Advent song: Hope is a star (vv. 1-4) #119
*Benediction: Father, make us one
Postlude: Veronika Klassen
*Please stand in body or in spirit