Opening Anthem by Adoration Choir: “He Is Born, The Child Divine”
Liturgy – Page 15 (front of hymnal – abbreviated)
Scripture Readings: Isaiah 40:27-31; Psalm 24:9-10; 1 Peter 1:1-2; John 21:15-19
[Old Testament Lesson from NIV ’84; Psalm, Epistle & Gospel from EHV]
The Nicene Creed – Pages 18-19 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 382
SERMON – 1 Peter 1:1-2 – PETER – ADVENT HOPE FOR US ALL
Offertory – Offering – Prayers – Lord’s Prayer
THE LORD’S SUPPER – Page 23 (front of hymnal)
Distribution Hymn –38
Closing Prayer & Benediction
Closing Hymn – 23
BAPTISM – Alexa Lou Johnson, daughter of Cory & Ashley Johnson, is received into the kingdom of God’s grace by the washing of water and the Word in this morning’s second service.
TEACHER CALL – As of this writing, we await Miss Megan Lepke’s prayerful decision on the Divine Call we extended to her to teach grades 1 & 2 in our school.
MAY THE LORD COMFORT the family of our teacher, Mr. Eric Duve. Mr. Duve’s mother, Jackie Duve, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 62 after a long struggle with cancer. Condolences may be sent to
Mr. & Mrs. Eric Duve, 520 Superior Ave. Tomah, WI 54660-2041.
REMAINING 2018 OFFERING ENVELOPES are on the back pew in the narthex.
LADIES AID CHRISTMAS FRIENDSHIP CHRISTMAS TREE is in the narthex.
ANNUAL VOTERS MEETING will be held Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.
CHRISTMAS SEASON WORSHIP SCHEDULE
Regular Worship: Sun. Dec. 24, 8 & 10 a.m.
Christmas Eve Children’s Service: Sun. Dec. 24, 4:30 & 6:00 p.m.
Christmas Day Worship: Mon. Dec. 25, 9:00 a.m.
Regular Worship: Sun. Dec. 31, 8 & 10 a.m.
(NO evening New Years Eve Worship This Year)
[No Sunday School or Bible Study on December 24 or December 31]