About this Sermon |
Order of Worship |
Sunday, December 27, 2020
Prelude – “Away in a Manger” – Lydia Herin, piano
Welcome to Worship – Rev. Lisa Williams Hood
Special Music – “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing!” – Abbey Lee, piano
Call to Worship* – Harriet & Gordon Coppoc
One: Here on the heels of Christmas,
All: We speak of love.
One: We speak of joy.
All: We speak of candle light and fireside.
One: We speak of dreams being fulfilled.
All: We speak of “glorias” and angel choruses.
One: We speak the words, “Do not be afraid.”
All: Here on the heels of Christmas,
We are called to speak, for the world needs a light.
One: A light shines in the darkness, and the darkness does not overcome it.
All: Let us worship and listen. Then, let us speak. Amen.
Special Music – “Angels from the Realm of Glory” – Ryon Herin
Invitation to Prayer – Rev. Hood
“Coventry Carol” arr. Kellner
Melanie Manges, piano
Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer – Rev. Hood
New Testament Reading – Luke 2:1-20 (NRSV) – Rev. Hood
Special Music – “Child in the Manger” – Ryon Herin
Homily – “Those Who Dream…will not keep silent” – Rev. Hood
Special Music – “Mary, Did You Know?” – Lydia & Dwight Herin
Offering – Rev. Hood
Almighty God, giver of every good and perfect gift,
Teach us to give to you all that we have and all that we are,
That we might praise you not with our words only,
But with our whole lives. Amen.
Offertory – “Silent Night” – Ralph Smith
Doxology – “Melanie Manges
Praise God from whom all blessings flow,
Praise Him all creatures here below,
Praise Him above ye heavenly hosts, Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.
Announcements – Rev. Hood
Benediction – Rev. Hood
Postlude – “Go Tell It on the Mountain” arr. Mier – Melanie Manges
Worship Leaders in this Service:
- Harriet & Gordon Coppoc, Worship Leaders
- Special Music: Ryon Herin, Lydia Herin, Dwight Herin, and Ralph Smith
- Musical Guest: Abby Lee, piano student of Melanie Manges
- Melanie Manges, Organist/Pianist
- Mr. Matt Hood, Director of Music Ministry
- Mr. Aurie Swartz, Director of Communications & Technology
- Rev. Lisa Williams Hood, Senior Pastor
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*Prayer, Call to Worship, and Candle Litany written by Sarah Are/A Sanctified Art LLC/sanctifiedart.org. “Those Who Dream” Artwork by A Sanctified Art LLC/sanctifiedart.org.