December 25, 2018

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

 ~ December 25th, 2018 @ 10 am

Prelude

WE COME TO WORSHIP OUR SAVIOUR

Welcome

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

WE CELEBRATE THE ARRIVAL OF OUR WONDERFUL COUNSELLOR

* Call to Worship ~ from Isaiah 9

* God's Greeting and Mutual Greetings

* We Sing ~  “Meekness and Majesty”

Lighting of the Christ Candle

A Celebration of Carols

~ PsH 346 v.1,4,5 “Once in Royal David's City”

~ PsH 348/349 “Away in a Manger”

~ PsH 354  v.1,2,5 “Angels from the Realms”

WE HEAR THE PROMISE OF OUR EVERLASTING FATHER

Prayer of Illumination

Scripture Reading: Luke 2:1-21 (page 1590)

Message:  “Coming Together on a Name”

* We Sing ~ “Jesus, Jesus, Oh, What a Wonderful Child”

WE GIVE OUR ALL TO OUR MIGHTY GOD

The offering this morning is for… World Renew

Ministry of Music "Back to Bethlehem"

Christmas Prayer

* We Sing ~ PsH # 353 “Infant Holy, Infant Lowly”

WE GO OUT TO SHARE THE PRINCE OF PEACE

* We Sing ~ PsH # 356 v.1,3  “Go Tell It On the Mountain”

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

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

Postlude

Service Participants:

Worship Leader:  Pastors Sid Couperus

Musician:  Will Lammers

Reader:  Anne Haas

Karin Terpstra