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12/2/22 Friday Flash

Hamburg United Methodist Church

116 Union St

Hamburg, New York, 14075

(716) 649-8080

Worship Sundays at 10 am

Our little pantry at Sparks of Hope is nearly empty, and our shelves are bare. Members of our recovery community rely on your generosity to see them through the hard times. Please drop off nonperishable groceries when Sparks is open or just leave them inside the pantry.


Pecans are freshly harvested halves. Great for holiday baking and gifts. $14

Don't show up to a winter gathering, bring a hostess gift of Fruit cake $7

Both are available outside the Church Office.

Sales to benefit United Women in Faith Mission work



Book Club News

Book Club will meet on Monday December 19th at 10:30 in the church library, and we will be discussing The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict.


The Church office is glad to announce that services going forward will be streamed via YouTube Live, in addition to the current Facebook Live services. You can access the Youtube live stream on our Youtube Channel, or directly on our church website homepage.

Please make sure to "Like" and "Subscribe"


If you are interested in joining a Bible study our church has 4 of them available for you to attend now. Just show up no appointment is needed.

  • Sunday in the Parlor at 9:00 am John Meader Leader

  • Monday at Sparks of Hope at 10:30 AM Bob Shaw leader.

  • Wednesday in the Parlor at 7:00 pm Dave Rood Leader

  • Thursday at 10:00 AM Carlos Ortiz leads in the Library

Any further information is available through the church office.


Coffee Hour Schedule

December- Sarah Circle

Groups are to provide goodies/ snacks

each Sunday of the month they are scheduled.

Please Contact Sue Gagne or Joyce Spencer with any questions.



Order of Worship Sunday, December 4, 2022 Second Sunday of Advent Livestream: Google Meet Dial-In: 617-675-4444 PIN: 301 463 603 6721#

WELCOME CALL TO WORSHIP O Come, Root of Jesse’s Tree, an ensign of thy people be, before thee rulers silent fall all peoples on thy mercy call Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel shall come to thee, O Israel. O root of Jesse, who stands for an ensign of the people, Before whom kings shall keep silence and to whom the Gentiles shall make their supplication. Come, and deliver us and tarry not.

HYMN: “Hail to the Lord’s Anointed” #203 UMH

We light this candle as a symbol of the Prince of Peace. May the visitation of your Holy Spirit, O God, Make us ready for the coming of Jesus, Our hope and Joy. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel.



Merciful God, You sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation. Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins, that we may celebrate aright the commemoration of the nativity, and may await with joy the coming in glory of Jesus Christ Our Redeemer; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, One God, for ever and ever. Amen.


SCRIPTURE Isaiah 11:1-10 Read by: Caroline Schneggenburger Romans 15: 4-13

CHOIR ANTHEM: “Sing Softly World”




DOXOLOGY “Praise God from Whom all Blessings Flow” #94 UMH


The Lord be with you. And also with you. Lift up your hearts. We lift them up to the Lord. Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. It is right to give our thanks and praise.

...And so, with your people on earth and all the company of heaven

we praise your name and join their unending hymn:

Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of power and might,

Heaven and earth are full of your glory. Hosanna in the highest.

Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. Hosanna in the highest.

...And so, in remembrance of these your mighty acts in Jesus Christ,

we offer ourselves in praise and thanksgiving

as a holy and living sacrifice, in union with Christ's offering for us,

as we proclaim the mystery of faith.

Christ has died; Christ is risen; Christ will come again.

...Through your Son Jesus Christ, with the Holy Spirit in your holy Church,

all honor and glory is yours, almighty Father (God ), now and forever. Amen.



CLOSING HYMN: “Come, Let us Dream” #3157 Worship & Song BENEDICTION POSTLUDE

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