Order of Worship December 2, 2012 11:00am

Welcome and Announcements

Scripture Meditation “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6

The Lord Calls Us to Worship

* Salutation The Lord Greets Us
* Call to Worship Psalm 86:8-10
* Invocation

Our Response to the Lord’s Call

* Hymn of Praise # 76 “Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven”

Confession of Faith The Heidelberg Catechism Q/A 1

Silent Prayer of Confession
Assurance of Pardon Micah 7:18-20

Hymn of Thanksgiving # 226 “As with Gladness Men of Old”

Congregational Prayer
Collection of Offerings

* Doxology # 731

The Lord Feeds Us From His Word

Scripture Reading Luke 2:1-21
Ministry of the Word “Heaven Came Down” ~ Pastor Robert Arendale ~
* Hymn of Response #203 “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing”

The Lord’s Supper

* Hymn of Dismissal #460 “Amazing Grace”

Deacons Offering

We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing

* Benediction The Lord Blesses Us

* Gloria Patri # 735