“What really matter is not how brightly the star of Christmas shines but how powerfully it shapes us from within.”Pastor Jim
Welcome – Carolyn
Lord’s Prayer (Sung) – Carolyn
Children’s Time – Jim
Blessing our 2021 Church Officers (Marie Johnson, Marc Buffin, Casey Mitchell and Merrilyn Zahnley – Jim
Selection – “Now Behold the Lamb” LABC Ensemble
Scripture Reading – Matthew 2: 1-12, Romans 15:13 Dale E.
Sermon – “What Does It Take To Follow a Star?” Dale E.
Hymn – “As We Drink”
Service of Communion – Allison
Selection – “Where is the Child?” LABC Ensemble
“Why I Am Going to Georgia Tomorrow” – Allison
Pastoral Prayer – Jim
Retired Ministers and Missionaries Offering – Dayle Scott
Farewell – Carolyn
Hymn – “Spirit Song”
Benediction – Dale E.
Good Byes – All
Join us for Forum this morning at 8:30. Bible Study follows worship at 11:45. All our regularly scheduled meetings and studies are taking place this week. Wedenesday evening at 5:30 The Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptists will host a special service commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Disfellowshiping of LABC and other congregations by the American Baptist Churches of the West.