Enter to Worship, Depart to Serve
Our Mission: "To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world."
WORDS OF WELCOME/ANNOUNCEMENTS
+CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: Give thanks to God with your whole heart!
People: Father, as the year 2012 comes to a close,
we thank You for our blessings this past
year. Great are Your works!
Leader: God is gracious and merciful, full of honor,
righteousness, and majesty!
People: We pray that in 2013, we are filled with
Your love. Grant us Your Wisdom and
Guidance that we are engaged as you
have called us to be.
+ HYMN “Hark the Herald Angels Sing” #240
Time with Young Disciples
SCRIPTURE Isaiah 63:7-9
HYMN “It Came Upon the Midnight Clear” #218
SCRIPTURE Matthew 2:13-23
Let us offer ourselves and our gifts to God.
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow; praise him, all creatures here below; praise him above, ye heavenly host; praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.
PRAYER OF DEDICATION
+ HYMN “Joy to the World” #246
+ SENDING FORTH WITH BLESSING
(+) Those who are able are invited to stand.