Christmas Eve – December 24th, 2022

Prelude

Welcome & Opening Prayer

Carol:  O Come All Ye Faithful v. 1,4,5      #159

Lesson:  Luke 1:26-38

Choir: “The Grace of God With Us”

Lesson:  Luke 1:39-56

Choir: “All Is Well”

Lesson:  Luke 2:1-7

Carol:  Away in a Manger     #149

Lesson:  Luke 2:8-14

Carol:  Angels We Have Heard on High v. 1,2,3    #147

Lesson:  Luke 2:15-20

Carol:  The First Nowell v. 1,2,6     #136

Lighting of the Christ Candle (see insert)

Reflection: “Making Room”

Ensemble: “Light of the World”

Closing Prayer & Blessing

Carol: Silent Night      #154

Postlude

Home Worship – Sunday December 18th, 2022

 

4th Sunday of Advent

December 18, 2022

 Prelude

Welcome

Call to Worship & Opening Prayer

Hymn: “Angels From The Realms Of Glory” #146 vs. 1-3

Advent Liturgy: “Love”

Ministry of Music: “Love Has Come”

Family Time: “God Promises Real Love”

Hymn: “O Little Town Of Bethlehem” #165 vs. 1,3,4

Old Testament: Zephaniah 3:9-20

Gospel Reading: Matthew 1:18-25

Ministry of Music: “Grace Of God With Us”

Message: “Waiting With The Prophets: A Love That Is Not Earned”

Hymn: “What Child is This?” #161

We Respond to God’s Generosity

Sung Response: “Immanuel Our Saviour” #159 refrain

Closing Prayers

Hymn: “Go, Tell It On The Mountain” #133

Blessing

Postlude

Announcements

Christmas Eve Service – Saturday December 24th at 7:00pm:

We are looking forward to being together in person this year and hope you will join us for our final service of 2022 as we celebrate the birth of Jesus our Saviour.

Sunday December 25th:

There will be no in person service on Christmas Day. A recording of the Christmas Eve service will be available on YouTube Sunday morning for anyone who was unable to join us in person the night before. Our next Sunday service will be on January 1st.

 

 

 

 

Home Worship – Sunday December 11th, 2022

 

3rd Sunday of Advent

December 11, 2022

Prelude Songs: “Glory (Let There Be Peace),” “Light of the World (Sing Hallelujah)”

Welcome

Call to Worship & Opening Prayer

Hymn: “Joy To The World” #153

Advent Liturgy: “Joy”

Ministry of Music: “Joy Has Dawned/Angels We Have Heard”

Family Time: “God Promises Real Joy”

Hymn: Hark the Herald Angels Sing #139

Old Testament: Malachi 4:1-6

Gospel Reading: Luke 1:5-25

Ministry of Music 2: “Sing We The Song Of Emmanuel”

Message: “Waiting With The Prophets: The Joy Of A Child”

We Respond to God’s Generosity

Sung Response: “O We Await Your Coming” #159 refrain

Closing Prayers

Hymn: “Good Christians, All Rejoice” #141

Blessing

Postlude

Announcements:

Wesley Urban Ministries Christmas and Holiday Program 2022:

The Mission Team is asking for your support of Wesley Urban Ministries Christmas and Holiday program.  The program will not operate as a store again this year but will instead provide hampers for families, seniors, those individuals experiencing homelessness and refugees.  Registrations for the program are underway now.

The new and unwrapped gifts and food items can be brought to the Church on December 11th and 18th.  If you wish to make a monetary donation you may do so at wesley.ca or by mailing a cheque to:

Wesley Administrative Office

52 Catherine Street

Hamilton Ontario L8R 1J1

Thank you for your support of this important outreach in our community and continuing St. Andrew’s many years of involvement with Wesley.  If you have any questions, please speak with a member of the Mission Team: Reverend Anne, Pat Foley, Barb Parker, Linda Bleue, Anna Place or Nancy Serafini.

Home Worship – Sunday December 4th, 2022

2nd Sunday of Advent

December 4, 2022

 Prelude

Welcome

Call to Worship & Opening Prayer

Hymn: “Hail To The Lord’s Anointed” #115 vs. 1-4

Advent Liturgy: “Peace”

Ministry of Music: “All Is Well”

Family Time: “God Promises Real Peace”

Hymn: “Emmanuel, Emmanuel” #114

Old Testament: Zechariah 9:9-16

Gospel Reading: Luke 3:15-20

Hymn: “Oh Come, Oh Come Emmanuel” #122 verses 1,6,3,7

Message: “Waiting With The Prophets: A Peace That Passes Understanding”

We Respond to God’s Generosity

Sung Response: “The Prince of Peace is With Us” (O Come Let Us Adore Him Tune)

Celebration of the Lord’s Supper

Hymn: “Oh Come, All Ye Faithful” #159 verses 1,2,4

Blessing

Postlude

Announcements:

Wesley Urban Ministries Christmas and Holiday Program 2022:

The Mission Team is asking for your support of Wesley Urban Ministries Christmas and Holiday program.  The program will not operate as a store again this year but will instead provide hampers for families, seniors, those individuals experiencing homelessness and refugees.  Registrations for the program are underway now.

The new and unwrapped gifts and food items can be brought to the Church on December 11th and 18th.  If you wish to make a monetary donation you may do so at wesley.ca or by mailing a cheque to:

Wesley Administrative Office

52 Catherine Street

Hamilton Ontario L8R 1J1

Thank you for your support of this important outreach in our community and continuing St. Andrew’s many years of involvement with Wesley.  If you have any questions, please speak with a member of the Mission Team: Reverend Anne, Pat Foley, Barb Parker, Linda Bleue, Anna Place or Nancy Serafini.

 

Home Worship – Sunday November 27th, 2022

 

1st Sunday of Advent

November 27, 2022

 Prelude

Welcome

Call to Worship & Opening Prayer

Hymn: “Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus” #110

Advent Liturgy: “Hope”

Ministry of Music: “Even So, Lord Jesus Come”

Family Time: “God Promises Real Hope”

Hymn: “Hope Is A Star” #119

Old Testament: Haggai 1:1-15

Gospel Reading: Luke 3:1-3, 7-14

Song: “Hope Of The Nations”

Message: “Waiting With The Prophets…A Hope Greater Than Ourselves”

We Respond to God’s Generosity

Sung Response: “Oh Come Let Us Adore Him” #159 refrain

Closing Prayers (and the Lord’s Prayer)

Hymn: “Blessed Be The God of Israel” #752

Blessing

Postlude

Announcements

Christmas Potluck Supper Dec. 10th 5:30pm:

Bring your favourite casserole, salad, or dessert. Sign up sheets are in the gym. Come and enjoy a festive evening with family and friends. Fun entertainment with our band and the legendary Bob Marshall.

Wesley Urban Ministries Christmas and Holiday Program 2022:

The Mission Team is asking for your support of Wesley Urban Ministries Christmas and Holiday program.  The program will not operate as a store again this year but will instead provide hampers for families, seniors, those individuals experiencing homelessness and refugees.  Registrations for the program are underway now.

We have printed copies of the list of suggested gift and food items to help you with your shopping as an insert.

 The new and unwrapped gifts and food items can be brought to the Church on December 11th and 18th.  If you wish to make a monetary donation you may do so at wesley.ca or by mailing a  cheque to:

Wesley Administrative Office

52 Catherine Street

Hamilton Ontario L8R 1J1

Thank you for your support of this important outreach in our community and continuing St. Andrew’s many years of involvement with Wesley.  If you have any questions, please speak with a member of the Mission Team: Reverend Anne, Pat Foley, Barb Parker, Linda Bleue, Anna Place or Nancy Serafini.