Worship Bulletin – 12/6/20

Worship Bulletin – 12/6/20

McPherson First Church of the Brethren
We invite your active participation in the life of this congregation, as together we continue to grow in grace and seek justice for God’s creation.

Sunday, December 6, 2020
Season of Hope  ♥  Peace  ♥  Joy  ♥  Love  ♥  Life  ♥  Living


Heritage Moments | Celebrating 100 Years at the Corner of Euclid & Carrie Streets

Children’s Story | Lara Schoming

Lighting the Advent Wreath
We light this candle of Peace, knowing that Jesus is the Prince of Peace.
Thank you, God, for the gift of peace, in our times of uncertainty.

Centering Music | “A Tender Rose has Bloomed” | arr. John Rasley
Ellen Gilbert, organ

Invitation to Give
Offering Music | “What Child is This” | arr. Stephen Bulla
Eric Goering, trombone
Give online or send a check made payable to “McPherson Church of the Brethren,” 200 N. Carrie, McPherson, KS 6746

Scripture | Isaiah 40:1-11 | Jerry Bowen
Comfort for God’s People

Scripture | Mark 1:1-8 | Jerry Bowen
John the Baptist Prepares the Way

Hymn | “Infant Holy, Infant Lowly” | #206 HWB
Dawn Hoffman, vocals; Jean Headricks, piano

Message | “As Real as Ever…” | Jerry Bowen

Community Prayer | Jerry Bowen

Hymn | “O Come, O Come, Immanuel” | #172 HWB
Dan Lichty, vocals; Jean Hendricks, piano

Sending Words | Jerry Bowen

Sending Music | “Hark, the Herald Angels Sing” | arr. Tom Roed
Tom Hurst, piano

Videography and Editing: Eric Goering
Music Coordinator/Accompanist/Organist/Pianist: Ellen Gilbert

Technical Crew: Eric Goering & Ryan Goering