Monthly Archives: December 2015

December 27

“Average Joe”; Matthew 1:18-25

SCRIPTURE    Matthew 1:18-25  18Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. 19Her husband Joseph, being a righteous man and unwilling to expose her to public disgrace, […]

December 24

Christmas Eve Service – Gifts of the Season

Christmas Eve Service Thursday, December 24, 2015  7 p.m. GIFTS OF THE SEASON Prelude                        Instrumental Welcome Christ Candle Lighting Opening Song “Good Christian Friends, Rejoice” Chal. 164, vss. 1-3 Children Worship & Wonder Gifts of the Advent Season Theme Scripture                      Character                     Songs Peace Isaiah 9:1-7                 Animals                      The Friendly Beasts  Congregational Song […]

December 20

Something About Mary; I Samuel 3:1-11Luke 1:26-38

 SCRIPTURE        I Samuel 3:1-11 1Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the Lord under Eli. The word of the Lord was rare in those days; visions were not widespread. 2At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to grow dim so that he could not see, was lying down in his room; 3the lamp of […]

December 13

“A Joy Unconstrained” Isaiah 35:1-10

SCRIPTURE                                Isaiah 35:1-10  1The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad, the desert shall rejoice and blossom; like the crocus 2it shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice with joy and singing. The glory of Lebanon shall be given to it, the majesty of Carmel and Sharon. They shall see the glory of the Lord, […]

December 06

“Living or Resting in Peace?” Isaiah 11:1-10

 SCRIPTURE                 Isaiah 11:1-10  1A shoot shall come out from the stump of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his roots. 2The spirit of the Lord shall rest on him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and the fear of the Lord. 3His […]