11am Worship, Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 24, 2023

Dec 24, 2023    Rev. W. Donald Warren

11 am Worship Service, Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 24, 2023

Scripture Reading:  Psalm 96:1-9, Luke 1:26-38

Sermon: "Yes” - Rev. Donald Warren

Prelude: Good Christian Friends, Rejoice -  F.W. Zachau

Introit:  The King of Glory Comes  - TFWS 2091, Traditional Israeli folk song/arr. Pulkingham

Lighting of the Advent Candles & Choral Response: Light One Candle to Watch for Messiah - arr. Wold

Processional  Hymn: Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates - UMH 213

Anthem: The Angel Gabriel - Basque Carol/arr. Shepherd

Choral Prayer: An Advent Prayer - Allen Pote 

Hymn:  Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming -  UMH 216

Choral Prayer: An Advent Prayer - Allen Pote

In the Bleak Midwinter (vs.4)  -  UMH 221

Hymn:  Hark! the Herald Angels Sing  - UMH 240

Choral Benediction: He is Born - UMH 228 (3)

Postlude: Go Tell It on the Mountain  -  arr. John Behnke

Rev. W. Donald Warren, Rev. Rhonda Grant Jordan and Rev. Kuda Kwashe Kagura

Cheryl Stephenson, Director of Music Ministries & Bill Wood, Organist

Note: All music is used with church owned music and hymnals and under Jarvis CCLI License # 1408863.