Christmas Day Service

WE GATHER TO WORSHIP THE NEWBORN KING

Welcome 

* We Sing ~ PsH # 337 “Joy to the World” 

WE CELEBRATE THE ARRIVAL OF THE PEACEMAKER

* Call to Worship 

* God's Greeting and Mutual Greetings 

* We Sing ~ PsH # 340 “O Come All Ye Faithful” 

Scripture Reading: Luke 2:1-7

We Sing ~ PsH # 348/349 “Away in a Manger” 

Lighting of the Christ Candle: Luke 2:8-14

* We Sing ~ PsH # 345 “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” 

Ministry of Music ~ Kids@Mountainview 

“Born is the King ~ It’s Christmas!” 

Children’s Message 

WE HEAR THE PROMISE OF GOD'S PEACEABLE KINGDOM

Scripture Reading: Matthew 2:1-18 (page 1497) 

Message: “The Peacemaker Came... 

An Unexpected Response” 

* We Sing ~ PsH # 214 “Glory to God - Ere zij God” 

WE GIVE OUR ALL TO GOD AND HIS PEACEABLE KINGDOM

The offering this morning is for… World Renew

Christmas Prayer 

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

GOING OUT TO PROCLAIM GOD'S PEACEABLE KINGDOM 

* The Voice of the Proclaimer ~ responsive

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

* We Sing ~ PsH # 356 “Go Tell It on the Mountain” 

Postlude 

Service Participants: 

Worship Leaders: Pastors Sid Couperus and Fred VanderBerg 

Organist: Ernie Termorshuizen 

Brass: Alexandra Kamphuis, Tony Kamphuis