THE GATHERING OF GOD’S PEOPLE
*Gathering Hymn “Go
Tell it on the Mountain”
Welcome & Announcements
“Angels from the Realm of Glory” #220
Call To Worship
of the nations cone, Virgins son here make thy home! Marvel
now oh heaven and earth, that the lord chose such a birth.
by human flesh or blood, but the spirit of our God was the
Word of God made flesh, woman’s offspring pure and fresh
birth oh wondrous child of the virgin undefiled! Human and
divine in one, eager now his race to run.
of the Father’s Love
Leader: He has
come to his people and redeemed them. He
has raised up a horn of salvation for us !
the Father is his source, back to God he run his course,
down to death and hell descends, Gods high throne he
All: Now that mangers halo bright hallows night with
newborn light; let no night this light subdue, let our faith
shine ever new.
Eternal God, by
the birth of Jesus Christ you gave yourself to the world.
Grant that being born in our hearts, he may save us from all
our sins, and restore within us the image and likeness of
our Creator, to whom be everlasting praise and glory, world
without end. Amen
HYMN # 246
“Joy to the World”
LESSON Luke 2:21-25 Philippians 3: 12-14
is here. What’s next?”
CLOSING HYMN #
431 “Let there be peace on earth”