Luke 1:57-80 – “THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS”

Luke 1:57-80 – “THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS”

Opening Anthem by Adoration Choir: “Peace, Peace”
Liturgy – Page 15 (abbreviated Communion Liturgy – front of hymnal)
Scripture Readings: Isaiah 40:1-5; Romans 13:11-14; Luke 1:57-80
The Nicene Creed – Pages 18-19 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 20
SERMON – Luke 1:57-80 – “THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS”
Offertory – Offering
Prayers – Lord’s Prayer
THE LORD’S SUPPER – Page 23 (front of hymnal)
Distribution Hymn – 38
Closing Prayer – Benediction (Pages 24-25)
Closing Hymn – 16
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THANK YOU! to all of you who participated in or donated food to the Diorama in Riverside Park last weekend. It is truly appreciated!

CHRISTMAS SEASON WORSHIP SCHEDULE
Christmas Eve Children’s Services Thurs. December 24 5:30 & 7:00 p.m.
Christmas Day Worship Fri. December 25 9:00 a.m.
Regular Sunday Worship: Sun. December 28 8:00 & 10:00 a.m.
New Year’s Eve Communion Thurs. December 31 7:00 p.m.

CLASS OR NO CLASS?
Various classes or no classes during the Christmas season:
There IS Sun. School Today, Dec. 23 to prepare for Christmas Eve
No Sunday School December 27. Resumes Jan. 3
No Sunday Bible Study Dec. 27. Resumes Jan. 3
No Midweek Bible Hour Dec. 22-23 & Dec. 29-30 Resumes Jan. 5-6
No Public School Confirmation Dec. 23 & 30.. Resumes Jan. 6
ST. PAUL’S SCHOOL NO school Dec 24-Jan 4 Resumes Jan. 5

ADULT MEMBERSHIP CLASS If you or someone you know is interested in a course on the ABC’s of Bible teachings toward church membership, now is the time to call the pastor (486-2754).

OFFERING ENVELOPES for the year 2016 are available in the church basement. If you have not yet picked up yours, please do so promptly.

A REMINDER ABOUT SUNDAY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE
It is assumed that parents who do not send their children to our Christian Elementary School will surely want to provide their children with this weekly opportunity to learn the ABC’s of Bible History and Doctrine. All children are invited to attend our Sunday School.