First Advent Sunday


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First Advent Sunday

  1. 1. Thank You for serving God with us. (Disciples of Christ) Rev. Aaron Watkins, Pastor November 28. 2010 First Advent Sunday First Christian Church •Announcements •Call To Worship •Hymnals •Scripture
  2. 2. ANNOUNCEMENTS The Children Sing Jesus A Lullaby 12/12/2010 11:00 A.M. Combined Youth Meeting CYF & ChiRho @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Last Day to Support 2011 Youth Fundraiser Upper Disciplines $15.00 Regular Print $18.00 Large Print Cantata 12/19/2010
  3. 3. Leader: The Lord is glorious and exalted. People: Lord, Shine in our hearts and lives. Leader: God’s people are often in distress and sorrow. People: Lord, show your might and deliver us from evil. Leader: We sometimes do not feel the Lord’s presence. People: O Lord, let your face again shine on us. Leader: The Lord was the shepherd of his people Israel. People: Lord, lead us in our way and guide us in our walk. Leader: In this Advent season we stand on tiptoe- ALL: Immanuel, invade our lives. Amen. CALL TO WORSHIP
  4. 4. Joy to the World! the Lord is come; Let earth receive her King; Let every heart prepare Him room, And Heaven and nature sing, And Heaven and nature sing, And Heaven, and Heaven, and nature sing. JOY TO THE WORLD Hymnal # 125
  5. 5. Joy to the World, the Savior reigns! Let men their songs employ; While fields and floods, rocks, hills and plains Repeat the sounding joy, Repeat the sounding joy, Repeat, repeat, the sounding joy. Vv. 2
  6. 6. No more let sins and sorrows grow, Nor thorns infest the ground; He comes to make His blessings flow Far as the curse is found, Far as the curse is found, Far as, far as, the curse is found. Vv. 3
  7. 7. He rules the world with truth and grace, And makes the nations prove The glories of His righteousness, And wonders of His love, And wonders of His love, And wonders, wonders, of His love. Vv. 4
  8. 8. Hark the herald angels sing "Glory to the newborn King! Peace on earth and mercy mild God and sinners reconciled!" Joyful, all ye nations rise Join the triumph of the skies With the angelic host proclaim: "Christ is born in Bethlehem" Hark! The herald angels sing "Glory to the newborn King!" HARK THE HERALD ANGELS SING Hymnal # 133
  9. 9. Christ by highest heav'n adored Christ the everlasting Lord! Late in time behold Him come Offspring of a Virgin's womb: Veiled in flesh the Godhead see Hail the incarnate Deity, Pleased as man with man to dwell Jesus, our Emmanuel Hark! The herald angels sing "Glory to the newborn King!" Vv. 2
  10. 10. Hail the heav'n-born Prince of Peace! Hail the Son of Righteousness! Light and life to all He brings Ris'n with healing in His wings. Mild He lays His glory by Born that man no more may die Born to raise the sons of earth Born to give them second birth. Hark! The herald angels sing "Glory to the newborn King!" Vv. 3
  11. 11. PSALM 122 1 I rejoiced with those who said to me, “Let us go to the house of the LORD.” 2 Our feet are standing in your gates, Jerusalem. 3 Jerusalem is built like a city that is closely compacted together. 4 That is where the tribes go up— the tribes of the LORD— to praise the name of the LORD according to the statute given to Israel. 5 There stand the thrones for judgment, the thrones of the house of David. Psalm Reading DawnaWatkins
  12. 12. 6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May those who love you be secure. 7 May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels.” 8 For the sake of my family and friends, I will say, “Peace be within you.” 9 For the sake of the house of the LORD our God, I will seek your prosperity. Psalm Reading Dawna Watkins
  13. 13. 1 CORINTHIANS 1: 3-9 3 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 4 I always thank my God for you because of his grace given you in Christ Jesus. 5 For in him you have been enriched in every way—with all kinds of speech and with all knowledge— Scripture
  14. 14. 6 God thus confirming our testimony about Christ among you. 7 Therefore you do not lack any spiritual gift as you eagerly wait for our Lord Jesus Christ to be revealed. Scripture
  15. 15. • 8 He will also keep you firm to the end, so that you will be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. 9 God is faithful, who has called you into fellowship with his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Scripture