“I care to live only to entice people to look at Nature’s loveliness. heaven knows that John the Baptist was not more eager to get his fellow sinners into the Jordan than I to baptize all of mine in the beauty of God’s mountains.” John Muir
Welcome – Carolyn
Prelude – Stan
Opening Prayer – Sandra
Lord’s Prayer – Sandra
Hymn- “When God is a Child”
Children’s Time/Candle of Peace – The Schelin Family
Anthem – “Peace, Hope, Light, Love” LABC Ensemble
Support a Family Update – Sheila
Old Testament Reading – Isaiah 61: 1-4 Chris S.
New Testament Reading – John 1: 1-28 Jim
Sermon – “Voice. Cry. Wilderness.” Jim
Hymn – “Here I Am Lord”
Pastoral Prayer – Allison
Invitation to Stewardship – Marc H.
Farewell – Jim
Hymn – “Come Thou Long Expected Jesus”
Advent Benediction – Jim and Carolyn
Postlude – Stan
Good Byes – All
Please stay online for the Adult Bible Study Class which follows worship at 11:45.
Please come back for our Blue Christmas Service, which pays particular attention to the sense of grief and loss which can be so pronounced at this time of year, at 2:00.