December 22, 2019 – Zechariah’s Song

We hope you will join us for worship each week. Here is some information that you might like to have about this week’s worship service.

Scripture:      Luke 1:5-13 and 57-80 (pp. 933-5, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – “And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High; for you will go before the Lord to prepare his ways, to give knowledge of salvation to his people by the forgiveness of their sins. By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.” (Luke 1:76-9)

Message: “Zechariah’s Song”

Theme: John carried the hope of a weary nation, that they would one day soon be saved.

Hymns We Will Sing:

HYMN #85  “Light One Candle to Watch for Messiah”         (TIF IN VELDELE)

HYMN #98   “To a Maid Whose Name Was Mary”   (ANNUNCIATION)

HYMN #97 “Watchman, Tell Us of the Night”           (ABERSTWYTH)

Prayer of the Day: Lord God, the gift of John the Baptist gave his parents joy and his people hope. May their gladness be ours as we anticipate the arrival of our savior Jesus, God’s gift of love to the world. Amen.

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