Jan Musch

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  • This service is full of worshiper participation, including lay readers, instrumentalists, lots of congregational singing, and the opportunity for congregants to write their own prayers of thanksgiving. Each bulletin includes one or two slips of paper printed with the words “I am thankful for . . .” Worshipers are invited to complete the sentence. These slips are gathered as a second offering, organized to avoid too much duplication, and then brought to the pastor, who incorporates them into the congregational prayer.

  • A celebration of the Christmas story


    The People of God Gather

    Prelude: "In Dulci Jubilo"

    Opening Hymn: "Hark, the Glad Sound!"
    (PsH 335, RL 251, TH162)


    To Prepare for the Lord's Coming

    Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 9:6-7

    Lighting of the Advent Candle

    New Testament Reading: 2 Peter 3:10-13

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