Pastor Kevin De Raaf
Advent is a time of waiting. We wait in anticipation of Christmas, the celebration of Christ’s birth.
We wait in expectation and hope for the day when Christ comes again.
Prelude: While We are Waiting Come
God’s Greeting and Call to Worship
Song: Come Thou Long-Expected Jesus
Candle Lighting: HOPE (Andrea, Jaelyn, Jane)
Song: Jesus, Messiah
Prayers of the People (Adriana)
Scripture Reading: Luke 12: 35-40;
Story: Waiting by Mo Willems, From Heather’s Story Time Corner
Message: Active Waiting
Celebration of the Lord’s Supper
Song: Bless the Lord, O My Soul
Testimony of Faith: Our World Belongs to God #23
Remembering the promise to reconcile the world to himself, God joined our humanity in Jesus Christ – the eternal Word made flesh.
He is the long-awaited Messiah, one with us and one with God, fully human and fully divine, conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary.
Song: Song of Hope
Postlude: Living Hope