ENTERING GOD'S PRESENCE

* Welcome 

* We Sing ~ “My Soul Cries Out with a Joyful Shout” 

ANTICIPATING GOD'S PEACEABLE KINGDOM

* Call to Worship ~ 

* God’s Greeting and Mutual Greetings 

* We Sing ~ “King of Heaven” 

~ “Adore” 

CONFESSING THAT PEACE IS BROKEN

Lighting of the Advent Wreath: The Candle of PEACE

* We Sing ~ “View the Present Through the Promise” 

OFFERING LIVES TO GOD AND HIS PEACEABLE KINGDOM

Offerings: 1. Mountainview Ministries (Meet-the-Budget Sunday) 

2. Upper Deck Ministries 

Prayers of God’s People 

HEARING THE PROMISE OF GOD'S PEACEABLE KINGDOM

Scripture Readings: Isaiah 9:1-7 NIV (page 1072 of the pew bible) 

John 14:1-415-27 NIV (page 1675 of the pew bible) 

Message: “Peace for God's People” 

* We Sing ~ “Go, My Children, with My Blessing” 

GOING OUT TO PROCLAIM GOD'S PEACEABLE KINGDOM

The Voice of the Proclaimer: Isaiah 6:852:7 ~ responsive

* God’s Parting Blessing - followed by spoken "Amen" 

* We Sing ~ PsH # 197 “The Trees of the Field” 

Postlude 

Service Participants: Worship Leader: Pastor Sid Couperus 

Worship Team: Tony Kamphuis, Will Lammers, Tyler Park, Matthew Toohey, 

Eric Van der Beek, Hannah Zondag; Organist: Ernie Termorshuizen