Carols and Lessons 2018

Carols and Lessons 2018

Carols and Lessons

Posted by Turramurra Uniting Church on Saturday, 15 December 2018

Sunday 16th December 10:45am Worship

Carols and Lessons

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INTROIT & PROCESSION
– 265 O Come O Come Emmanuel
Choir to sing verses as they process – congregation to join in refrain      

CALL TO WORSHIP

LIGHTING OF THE ADVENT CANDLE

1st LESSON        Isaiah 9:2-7                 Stewart Bland
A word of reflection
HYMN 312          Once in Royal David City
Choir to sing verse 1 – congregation to joint for verse 2,3,4 and 5

2nd LESSON       Micah 5:2-5a               Margaret Hodgeman
A word of reflection
HYMN 316          O Little Town of Bethlehem
Choir to sing verse 1 – congregation to joint for verse 2,3,and 4

3rd LESSON       Luke 1:26-35,38          Peter Myerscough
A word of reflection
Choir Item (302) The Angel Gabriel from heaven above

4th LESSON        Luke 2:1-7                   Stewart Bland
A word of reflection
HYMN  311         Silent Night|
Congregation to sing verses 1 and 3, Choir to sing verse 2

5th LESSON        Luke 2:8-16                 Margaret Hodgeman
A word of reflection
HYMN  303         Hark the Herald Angels Sing
Everyone to sing verses 1,2 and 3.

6th LESSON        Matthew 2:1-12           Peter Myerscough
A word of reflection
Choir Item   Thou who wast rich beyond all splendour (OFFERING WILL BE RECEIVED DURING THIS HYMN)

DOXOLOGY Hymn 768
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow,
praise him, all creatures here below,
praise him above, ye heavenly host,
praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost

OFFERING PRAYER & PRAYERS FOR OTHERS

7th LESSON        John 1:1-14                 Bruce Irwin

A word of reflection
HYMN  304         O Come all Ye Faithful
Everyone to sing verses 1,2,3 and 6.

Benediction

THREE FOLD AMEN