First Sunday of Advent Worship – November 29

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness

Desmond Tutu

Welcome – Allison

Prelude – Stan, “Veni Emmanuel” by Richard Purvis

Land Acknowledgement and Opening Prayer – Jim

Hymn – O Come, O Come Emmanuel

Children’s Time/Advent Candle Lighting – Carolyn

Anthem – Heartsong Blessing

Old Testament Reading – Isaiah 64:1-9 – responsive reading

New Testament Reading – Mark 13:24-37

Sermon – The Star of Hope Still Shines

Hymn – O Little Town of Bethlehem

Lord’s Prayer for Palestine – Sandra

Invitation to Stewardship – Roehl

Advent Doxology

Farewell – Jim

Hymn – When God Is a Child 

Advent Benediction – Jim and Allison

Postlude – “Little Drummer Boy” by Voices of Bethlehem

Good Byes – 

I encourage you to read and consider signing the Cry of Hope: A Call To Decisive Action, a modern-day epistle from Palestinian Christians in the International Christian community.

The Kairos Palestine Christmas Alert 2020 offers devotions for the season of Advent written by the Palestinian Christian community.

Bible Study begins at 11:45. Please join in.

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