Pastor: Rev. Sarah Daniels Roncolato
Organist: Jim Ross
Music Ministry: In the Bleak Midwinter - Ethan Ashbaugh, Piano
Prelude Winter Salute - Lani Smith
Lighting of the First Advent Candle (Lighters: The Reeck/Farrelly-Jackson Family)
--Congregation Sings: #2095 vs1 & Chorus - Star Child
Opening Hymn #196Come Thou Long Expected Jesus
Blessing of the Offering
Children's Sermon - Christmas in the Barn
Music Ministry In the Bleak Midwinter- Ethan Ashbaugh, Piano
Scripture Mark 1:1-8
Sermon "What Is He Doing Here"
Responsive Reading - #208 Canticle of Zechariah
Joys & Concerns
Sung Call to Prayer "Emmanuel" #204
Closing Hymn #209 "Blessed Be the God of Israel"
Postlude Come Leave Your Sheep- Franklin Ashdown
The flowers on the altar today are given by Jim & Marie Schlosser in honor of our daughter Jennifer's birthday and our granddaughter Amelia Rose's first birthday both on December 1st and with thanks to God for our beautiful Earth.