Order of Service, December 6, 2015
Prelude “Saviour of the nations, come” J.S. Bach
God’s People Are Gathered
Call to Worship
Golden Verse: “In the wilderness, prepare the way of the LORD.” -
Prayer of Adoration and Confession
Assurance of Pardon
Second Sunday of Advent Reading [Written by The Reverend Dianne Ollerenshaw]
Jr. Choir “A child will come” and “Once in royal David’s city”
God’s Word Is Proclaimed
Malachi 3:1-3, 5-8, 10
Leader: This is the word of the Lord.
Response: Thanks be to God.
Prayer of Understanding
Holy God, through your scriptures, you revealed your Word to your people.
In the fullness of time, you continued your revelation to the world through
Jesus Christ. Now, by the power of your Holy Spirit, help us to interpret
your Word, so that we might hear your living Word freshly in our time and
Sermon “Prepare the Way of the Lord”
God’s Word is Made Visible
Offertory “Come, Christ of God” John Parker/Stan Pethel
through these gifts and those given through PAR. Bless these gifts in
Jesus’ name. Amen.
Opportunities for Ministry
The Invitation to the Lord’s Supper
Prayer of Thanksgiving
The act we remember
Sharing the bread and the cup
Prayers of the People
Golden Verse - Isaiah 40:3
Thanks to: greeters – Bonnie Street and Aileen Isaac, scripture reader – Betty Jane Rose,
Advent liturgy reader – Kevin Kingsley, and coffee hour hosts – Ena & Joachim Wuest.