Sunday Worship – December 25, 2016

Christmas Day

Part 1

  • The Ringing of the Bell
  • Prelude:  “O Come, Little Children” – C. VonSchmid
    • Handbell Duet – Margaret Hill and Richard Ray 

Part 2

  • Call to Worship – Rev. Joel Weible, Pastor
  • Opening Hymn – “Good Christian Friends, Rejoice” – IN DULCI JUBILO 

Part 3

  • Call to Confession/Prayer of Confession
  • Assurance of Pardon:  “Angels We Have Heard on High” – GLORIA
  • Passing of the Peace

Part 4

  • Time for Young Disciples:  Rev. Joel Weible, Pastor 

Part 5

  • Anthem:  “Come, Shepherds, Rise!” – The Chancel Choir, – K. Christopher 

Part 6

  • Scripture Reading:  Luke 2:52
  • Sermon:  A GROWING GOD – Rev. Joel Weible, Pastor  
  • Download the sermon to play on your own audio device:  122516-sermon-jw

Part 7

  • Hymns: 
    • “Away in a Manger,” – MUELLER
    • “Go, Tell it on the Mountain,” – GO TELL IT
    • “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” – MENDELSSOHN
  • Affirmation of Faith:  Rev. Weible and congregation 

Part 8

  • Time of Giving Thanks:  Rev. Joel Weible, Pastor
  • Welcome and Announcements
  • Prayers of the People and The Lord’s Prayer
  • Call to Offering and Giving of our Gifts 

Part 9

  • Offertory:  “Ding Dong! Merrily on High” – Andrew Unsworth
  • Doxology:  “Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow” – OLD HUNDREDTH
  • Prayer of Dedication:  Rev. Weible and congregation 

Part 10

  • Hymn:  Joy to the World! – ANTIOCH
  • Charge and Benediction
  • Benediction Response:  “Hail, Blessed Morn” – L.H. Horton 

Part 11

  • Postlude:  “For Unto Us a Child is Born” – G.F. Handel 

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