ADVENT & CHRISTMAS EVE

“…For unto us a child is born, unto us a Son is given…” Isaiah 9:6

 December 23 – Fourth Sunday of Advent: LOVE

  • Christmas Joy Offering
  • Scripture reading – Luke 1: 5-25,  57-80 (the birth of John the Baptist and Zechariah’s prophecy)
  • SERMON: “A Song of Love from Zechariah”

 December 24 – Christmas Eve: Lessons and Carols, COMMUNION

  • Special Offering for Free the Captives
  • Scripture readings:
    • Isaiah 9: 2-7 (The righteous reign of the coming King)
    • Psalm 96 (O sing to the Lord, a new song…)
    • Titus 2: 11-14 (Teach sound doctrine of living good lives as we wait for the Lord)
    • Micah 5: 2-5a (the future ruler from Bethlehem)
    • Hebrews 10: 5-10 (Christ’s sacrifice for all)
    • Luke 2: 13-15 (The angelic choir announces the birth of Jesus)
    • John 1: 1-5 (The Word became flesh)
  • SERMON: “A Heavenly Song from the Angels”

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