International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darknessDesmond 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
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.
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