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December 11 2022 Worship Service

December 11 2022 Worship Service
Published by Marlene Lynes on Mon, Dec 12, 2022 10:09 AM
Worship Service

WORSHIP SERVICE:
Third Sunday in Advent - Love
Accompanist:   For the King
Preaching:  Pastor John Moelker 
Serving Elder: Teena Bergman
Host: Shirley Renkema
Advent Lighting: Eric and Natalie VanAndel 

Prelude
All Earth is Waiting”  LUYH#57
Welcome                                                                                                                  

GOD GATHERS US INTO HIS PRESENCE WITH JOY   
“Hark the Herald Angels Sing/ King of Heaven” 

GOD CALLS US TO WORSHIP   

LIGHTING OF THE ADVENT CANDLE - Love  
Song - Hope is a star -  Love verse 

CALL TO WORSHIP
*God’s Greeting 
*”Joy to the World” LUYH#92
Lord’s Supper
Of the Father’s Love Begotten” LUYH#78 
A Moment for the Children
(children ages 3-11 dismissed for Sunday school)
Congregational Prayer                                                                                             

GOD SPEAKS TO US THROUGH HIS WORD    
God's Word to Us:  Matthew 11:2-11                             
Reader:  This is the Word of the Lord.   
All:  Thanks be to God!   
Sermon:  Not what we Expected? 

WE RESPOND TO GOD’S WORD WITH GRATITUDE   
* Be Still for the Presence” LUYH#532
Offering:    Work of the Deacons,
                 Church Budget 
Song during offering - “Come and Stand Amazed you People”  PH#338
Prayer for the Offering 

GOD SENDS US OUT WITH HIS BLESSING   
Benediction
“Crown Him with Many Crowns”

(Please allow individuals with mobility challenges to exit the sanctuary first)    
* = Please stand if able
LUYH = Lift up your hearts hymnal