Pre-service by Choir: “A Sequence of Christmas Carols”
The Ringing of the Bell
Opening Anthem by the Choir: “On That Earliest Christmas Night”
Hymn – 55
Liturgy – Page 45 (front of hymnal)
Congregation Sings Psalm 72 (Page 93 – front of hymnal)
Scripture Lessons: Isaiah 9:6-7; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-7
Congregation – Luther’s Explanation To The 2nd Article (Opposite Page)
Choir: “Angel’s Gloria”
Hymn – 50
SERMON – John 3:16 – THE GIFT
Congregation Sings “We Praise You, O God” (Pages 48-49)
“Lord, Have Mercy” – Prayers – Lord’s Prayer (Page 50)
Hymn – 62
Prayer For Grace & Benediction (Pages 50-51)
Closing Hymn – 61
ALTAR FLOWERS are placed in memory of Hans Krist Hesselberg-Linse & his auntie Crystal Linse-Moilien from Rick & Marlea and family.
TEACHER CALL – Acting on behalf of St. Paul’s, our Church Council has extended a Divine Call to Mrs. Kristine Schomberg to serve as our part-time K4 Preschool teacher (Tuesdays & Thursdays) starting next school year. Please keep her in your prayers as she deliberates.
IN MEMORY of Clarence “Andy” Anderson, a basket of Poinsettias has been placed by the family.
POINSETTIAS ARE ALSO PLACED
IN MEMORY of Margaret Schlaeger by Bruce & Candace Warhanik
IN MEMORY of Don & Shirley Klich by Greg & Barb Loomis
IN MEMORY of Mr. & Mrs. Alvin Anderson by the Lawrence Anderson family.
AND BY THE ST. PAUL’S LADIES AID
2013 OFFERING ENVELOPES are still available in the narthex – main floor.
ADULT MEMBERSHIP CLASS If you or someone you know is interested in this course on the ABC’s of Bible teachings toward church membership, now is the time to call the pastor for more information (486-2754).
CHRISTMAS SEASON WORSHIP SCHEDULE
Regular Sunday Worship: Sunday, December 30 8:00 & 10:00 a.m.
New Year’s Eve Communion: Monday , December 31 7:30 p.m.
CLASS OR NO CLASS?
No Sunday School December 30. Resumes Jan. 6
No Sunday Bible Study Dec. 23 & Dec. 30. Resumes Jan. 6
No Midweek Bible Hour Dec. 25-26 & Jan. 1-2 Resumes Jan. 8-9
No Public School Confirmation Dec. 26 or Jan. 2. Resumes Jan. 9
ST. PAUL’S SCHOOL no school Dec 24 – Jan 2 Resumes Jan 3