December 15th Bulletin, 2019

Third Sunday of Advent

December 15, 2109

A Service of Lessons and Carols

Prelude: “Once in David’s Royal City”

Welcome & Announcements

First Lesson: John 1:1-5                                       Rev. Ernie Sheldon

Lighting of the Advent Candle and Candle Prayer        Rob Maxey

“Oh Come, Oh, Come, Emmanuel (vs. 1,2 & 3)                        #34           

“Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful” (vs. 1 &3)                                      #45

Second Lesson: Isaiah 40:3-5                                       Ashley Hurst

“Joy to the World” (vs. 1&2)                                                      #39

Third Lesson: Luke 2:1-7                        Rob Maxey, Greta Roberts

“Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” (vs 1)                                      #60

Fourth Lesson: Luke 2:8-16                    Ruby Hurst, William Roberts,

                                                                                      Roman Hurst

Musical Selection                                                           Garrett Price

Fifth Lesson Matthew 2:1-11                        Jack Price, Marc Voigt,

                                                                                   John Kollmeyer

The Giving of Offerings

“The First Noel” Offertory Hymn (vs. 1,2 &3)                            #56           

Holy Communion

A Christmas Prayer                                             Rev. Ernie Sheldon

Sixth Lesson: Luke 2:17, Matthew 2:12, Matthew 2:13                   

                                       Nicole Hurst, Jean Rudolph, Debbie Voigt

“Silent Night, Holy Night” (vs. 1,2 & 4)                                     #65           

Benediction & Amen

Postlude: “Once in David’s Royal City”

Sending

The altar flowers today are given to the Glory of God

Welcome to our Visitors!

Grace Lutheran Church welcomes you as you join us in worship this morning. Please fill out a visitor card, either handed to you when you entered this morning or available from an usher, and place it in the offering plate.

Sunday School

All are welcome to attend Sunday School immediately following worship this morning; classes are available for both children and adults. The children’s class meets in the chapel and the adult class in the adjacent gathering room.

Holy Communion

Those who are baptized and believe that Jesus Christ, crucified and risen, is truly present in, with,  and  under the forms of bread and wine for the forgiveness of sins, life, and salvation, are welcome to the  Lord’s  Table. Please let the pastor know you wish  to  receive  this  gift of life by holding out your open hands.  Receive  the wafer, move to one of the servers and dip the wafer into the wine, then partake. You are encouraged to bring young children forward for a blessing. The sign for a blessing is folded hands.

Disciples in Service today, December 15

Ushers: Rik Maxey, Dave Rudolph   Organist: Steve Holland

Lay Readers: Assigned Church Members   ( Lessons and Carols)

Acolyte: Roman Hurst                         Crucifer: Ashley Hurst

Servers: Richard Maxey, Linda Swenson

Disciples in Service next Sunday, December 22

Ushers: Rusty Bates, Sam George  

Organist: Steve Holland                Lay Reader: Marsha Maxey

Acolyte: Ruby Hurst                             Crucifer: Ashley Hurst

Servers: Beth Bates, Nicole Hurst

Grace LutheranChurch

Proclaiming the grace of Christ in Word and Sacrament.

Meeting at Hayworth-Miller Chapel

108 East Kinderton Way, Advance, NC PO Box

#1735, Clemmons, NC

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●Traditionally-Grounded ● Congregationally-Focused

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