Sunday 22nd December at 11am – Worship with the Choir

BELLSHILL CENTRAL PARISH CHURCH

ORDER OF SERVICE 22ND DECEMBER 11.00AM

Invitation to Stand as the Bible is placed in the pulpit.

Welcome and Intimations (Stan)

Call to worship (Stan)

HYMN – Hark the herald Angels sing

STILL STANDING – Advent Candle Lighting Liturgy (leader Kevin)

  • Leader: We long for the presence of Christ, Emmanuel, God with us
  • All: Come Bearer of Hope
  • Leader: Love coming to earth to live among us. Full of grace and truth
  • All: Come Bearer of Hope
  • Leader: Do not be afraid: see I am bringing you. Good news of great joy for all people
  • All: Christ, shine in our hearts today

LIGHT THE 4TH CANDLE

SING – Candle lighting Song (vs 1 and 5)

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer (Helen and Alexa)

HYMN – Away in a Manger

Offering and Dedication (Children leave for young church)

HYMN – It came upon the midnight clear

CHOIR – FOLLOW THAT STAR (with Narration read by Hugh)

  1. In the days of Emperor Augustus
  2. No room at the inn
  3. Do not be afraid
  4. Shepherd Rock
  5. Who am I (Stan)
  6. Herod was having a bad day
  7. He’s going to be the King of the Jews/Follow that star
  8. Do not be afraid (repeat)

Prayers for Others (Kevin)

HYMN – As with Gladness men of Old

Benediction and Three-fold Amen (Kevin)

Recessional HYMN – O Come all ye faithful (vs4)

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