Worship service for December 26, 2021

December 26, 2021
Christmas 1: Dare to Imagine

Prelude—Mark Kreider


*Hymn—O Come, All Ye Faithful—VT 241

Welcome and Call to Worship—Renee Reimer

Worship Music—Sonata in F Major (Arcangelo Corelli)—Mark Kreider and Andrew Thiesen

Advent Candle Lighting—Ani Koontz

Leader: We light the Christ candle and we welcome new life.

People: Hurry, hurry, sing the glory! Imagine that…we are God’s wonders, blessed wonders.

Hymn—Hope is a Candle— verses 1-5VT 211

Confessions and Assurance—Renee Reimer

Hearing God’s Word

*Hymn—Hark! The Herald Angels Sing—VT 247

Children’s Conversation—Renee Reimer

*Hymn—Infant Holy, Infant Lowly—VT 243

Scripture Reading—Psalm 148—Renee Reimer

*Hymn—Joy to the World—VT 240

Scripture Reading—Colossians 3:12-17—Bill Swartley

*Hymn—Good Christian Friends, Rejoice—VT 261

Scripture Reading—Luke 2:21-40—Dawn Yoder Harms


*Hymn—Love Has Come—VT 258

Kingdom Report—Elizabeth Schmidt

Prayers of God’s People—Dawn Yoder Harms

*Hymn—Go Tell it on the Mountain—VT 252

Benediction—Dawn Yoder Harms

Postlude—Mark Kreider

VT = Voices Together

Audio visual—Ben Lichti

Pastors—Renee Reimer, Nathan Koontz, Dawn Yoder Harms