Order of Worship
Sunday December 6, 2020
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Second Sunday of Advent
LIGHTING OF THE ADVENT CANDLE “Light the Candle” #2090 TFWS
Your vision of peace and wholeness
comes to us in sweeping revelations
and in tiny signs of hope.
Kindle our hearts that we may be a hopeful people.
Keep us from growing weary of waiting
Lest we miss the glory of your appearing.
Even so, come quickly O God. Amen.
HYMN “God Hath Spoken by the Prophets” #108 UMH
CHILDREN’S MESSAGE Rev. Victor Metevier
SCRIPTURE Isaiah 40:1-11
SERMON “Announcing Hope in the Wilderness” Rev. David Nicol
SPECIAL MUSIC “Come Thou Long Expected Jesus” Emma Glasgow
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DOXOLOGY #94 UMH
PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING
Wondrous God, our hearts are full of praise for all the glorious things you have given us. When we look upon your creation, we realize that it reflects your glory. When we experience the gift of a parent’s love, we are reminded of your tender love for us. When we worship in the great congregation of all who name you Lord, we are blessed to be counted among your children. Hear our prayer of joy and thanksgiving this day, and sustain in us grateful hearts, that we might praise you eternally. Through Christ, our Lord. Amen.
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE
Lord in your Mercy, Hear our Prayer.
THE LORD'S PRAYER
HYMN “View the Present through the Promise #3048 W&S