DECEMBER 19, 2021 WORSHIP service

LOVE


Christmas roses in the Sanctuary (photo by D. Cuppels)



B
elow is a shortened version of the Sunday service.
Audios for the recorded sections, if available, are found at the bottom of this page.
 

PRELUDE:   Not available.

GATHERING AS GOD'S PEOPLE:

--Acknowledgement of the Territory:
  

We acknowledge that our sacred space is found in the indigenous territories of the Attawandaron, Anishnaabe, Haudenosaunee, Leni-Lunaape and Wendat peoples(commonly known as the Chippewa nation, Oneida, Delaware, Neutral and Huron peoples).  With thankfulness and respect for their stewardship of creation; we seek to live into right relations with all.

--Sharing the Light of Christ

--Opening prayer and the Lord's prayer

--Hymn: Not available.

WE HEAR GOD'S WORD:

         SCRIPTURE: Micah 5:2-5a and Matthew 1:18-25

 
Ministry of Music: 

      Stille Nacht (Silent Night).  Text by J. Mohr and J. F. Young. Music by F. Gruber.  Performed by Jim Traquair
      and Norm Abbott, vocals and piano. 

   

WE HEAR GOD'S WORD:

         REFLECTION:  God's Abundant Love by Rev. Wendy Noble         


WE RESPOND IN LOVE: Prayers of the People

WE WALK IN GOD'S WAY:

--Offertory Response: Love Shines as the Solitary Star (MV220)

--Prayer of Dedication

--Hymn: Not available

--Blessing and Commissioning
 

POSTLUDE:  O Lamb of God.  Text by Norman Abbott. Music by E. Markham Lee . Performed by Jim Traquair, tenor, and Norman Abbott, vocals and piano.

  

PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING AUDIO FILES ONE AT A TIME,
TO HEAR THE ABOVE SECTIONS OF THE SERVICE:
 

Opening Prayer:

Scripture:

Ministry of Music:

 

 

Reflection:

 

Prayers of the People:

 

Blessing:


Postlude:

 

 

 

 

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