View the worship service for December 31, 2023

December 31, 2023
First Sunday After Christmas

Prelude—Go Tell it on the Mountain—Verlene Garber & Ben Lichti

Welcome and Prayer Christ Candle—Roger Neufeld Smith

Hymn—Come Away from Rush and Hurry—VT 9

*Advent Candle Hymn—Hope Is a Candle, verses 1-5 VT 211

Advent Candle Lighting—Elizabeth, Gabby, Jake, Jill & Adam Robb

*Advent Litany—Christ—VT 916

*Hymns—O Come, All Ye Faithful (Verses 1, 3, 4)—VT 241

                  Hark! The Herald Angels Sing—VT 247

Scripture Reading—Isaiah 11:1-6—Roger Neufeld Smith

Hymns—What Child is This—VT 267 and Helpless and Hungry—VT 268

                 Holy Night, Blessed Night—VT 262

Scripture Reading—Luke 2:22-40

Children’s Conversation based on Luke 2:22-40—The Robb Family

*Hymn—Come, Join in Mary’s Prophet-Song—VT 246

Meditation—Roger Neufeld Smith

*Hymn—Joy to the World—VT 240

Prayers of God’s People

*Hymn—Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light—VT 269

Benediction—VT 1064  

Postlude— In Dulci Jubilo  (VT 261)–Verlene Garber and Ben Lichti

*You are invited to stand

Audio-Visual—Francis Toews

Keyboard—Verlene Garber

Trumpet—Ben Lichti