Opening Anthem by Science & Fine Arts Singers: “Prepare Ye”
Liturgy – Page 15 (front of hymnal – abbreviated)
Scripture Readings: Genesis 28; Psalm 24:7-10
Romans 10:5-10 John 1:43-51
[Old Testament Lesson from NIV ’84; Psalm, Epistle & Gospel from EHV]
The Nicene Creed – Pages 18-19 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 255
SERMON – Genesis 28 – “THE GATE OF HEAVEN”
Offering – Prayers – Lord’s Prayer
THE LORD’S SUPPER – Page 23 (front of hymnal)
Distribution Hymn – 38
Closing Prayer & Benediction
Closing Hymn – 12
WELCOME! into our fellowship: Cameron Wells
AN ADULT INSTRUCTON CLASS toward church membership will start up on Monday, January 7, 7:00 p.m. downstairs. Anyone interested call the pastor (486-2754).
ALTAR ARRANGEMENT today is placed in memory of Elmer & Virginia Horstman by loved ones.
CHECK OUT THE CHRISTMAS FRIENDSHIP TREE set up by the Ladies Aid in the corner of the narthex.
NEW SCHOOL BUILDING COMMITTEE meets Monday, 7 p.m. at Dan Arndt’s office in Sparta.
NEW SIGN UP SHEETS are available in the narthex for Fellowship Hour servers and washing communion cups, and in the basement for Altar Flowers.
ANNUAL VOTERS MEETING is Sunday, January 20, 1:00 p.m. downstairs.
2019 OFFERING ENVELOPES are available IN THE NARTHEX. Please pick yours up promptly. Thank you!
PLEASE SIGN UP for this last weekend of the Live Nativity Diorama in Riverside Park.
Sign up sheets are in the entryway.