Worship Service Dec 10

2nd Sunday of Advent

Worship is the highest activity of a person whose sole and ultimate aim is God’s glory.


ORDER OF WORSHIP 

Gathering and Prelude

Call to Worship 

Response to the Call: Emmanuel, Emmanuel 204 all

Welcome, Greeting, Service Overview

Prayer of Illumination

Lighting the Advent Candle: Peace

Hymn of Faith: Angels from the Realm of Glory  226 all 

Responsive Reading: Psalm 80  801

Apostles Creed: 881  

Gloria Patri: 71

Offering Dedication and Offertory 

Doxology – hymnal #95 

Life of the Church 

Centering Song: Mary Did You Know?

Pastor Prayer 

Scripture: Mark 1:1-8

Sermon: Surprise!

Closing Hymn: It Came Upon a Midnight Clear 218 all

Commissioning and Benediction


Life of the Church 

ABCCM FOOD DONATIONS: Donation Basket at  Front Door. We dedicate our gifts on Communion Sundays.

Medical Lending Closet Flyers are available to distribute to friends and places that will post them. 

The daily prayer chain goes out after 8pm. Send requests to prayer@alexanderchapel.org. Prayer shawls are also available. Questions? Contact Pastor Marjory.

Christmas Activities and Worship:

Note: All activities have a website event listing with more info!

Dec 10 – Christmas Social following the worship service. Meat and drinks provided, bring a dessert or side dish to share.

Dec 17 – Candlelight Service 6pm

Dec 24 – Christmas Eve Regular Morning Worship Service, NO evening service, but we’ll list sister church services you can attend

Christmas Missions:

– Sock collection Dec 10/17 for men and women at  ABCCMs Veterans Quarters and Transformation Village

– Missions Fund is providing gift cards for the women at Transformation Village and candy for the NC Veterans Home

Winter Weather: If conditions are unsafe for an in person worship service, we will hold a virtual service using the Livestream information above.