Posts Tagged ‘Advent’

Joys and Concerns – December 15, 2013

Prayer Requests Prayers for Peggy F, thankful for restored health and blessings; Continued prayers for Randy dealing with doctor’s appointments; Continued prayers of strength and wisdom for Anne C whose tumors have shrunk; Susanne T recovery from fractured pelvis; Prayers of relief for Jim F suffering from Parkinson’s disease; Prayers for George, Thom and Paul
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Haven Church Jerome Bulletin – December 8, 2013

Second Sunday of Advent  GATHERING ANNOUNCEMENTS GREETING-Responsively Leader:  Praise the Lord, all you nations; extol Him, all you peoples. For great is His love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. All: Praise the Lord.   LIGHTING OF THE ADVENT CANDLE           Joan Evans, Ann, Liz and Lois Rees   PRELUDE                                                                                                     Kathy Nash
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Wellness Notes – Advent

“They wanted to hear Jesus Speak”  Luke 21:38 Advent is the time of anticipation of Jesus coming.  We  anticipate hearing Him speak during this Holiday time.  Often we fear we cannot even hear our loved ones, let alone Jesus, speaking to us, with all of the noise, hurry, bustle, stress, sadness, grief, and disappointment obstructing
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Thoughts on Advent and Christmas

Confession: Every time I come across advice from a fellow Christian urging us to slow down during Advent, I am tempted to do an exaggerated, teenager-ly eye roll. Sometimes I actually do the eye roll. And throw in a heavy sigh for dramatic effect. To me, admonitions to shun holiday season busy-ness in favor of
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First Sunday of Advent – Decmber 2, 2012

GATHERING ANNOUNCEMENTS GREETING Leader: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and Lord Jesus Christ. People: God is faithful; by Him we were called into the fellowship of His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.   LIGHTING THE ADVENT CANDLE Lois, Ann, Liz Rees & Joan Evans, light the first candle. CALL TO
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4th Sunday of Advent – December 18, 2011

GATHERING   GREETING AND ANNOUNCEMENTS Grace to you and peace from God our Father and Lord Jesus Christ. God is faithful; by him we were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.                                                              –based on 1Corinthians 1:3, 9   PRELUDE                                                                                                      Patty Bell   LITANY for ADVENT Call: God of life, in
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3rd Sunday of Advent – December 11, 2011

GATHERING GREETING AND ANNOUNCEMENTS Grace to you and peace from God our Father and Lord Jesus Christ. God is faithful; by him we were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.                                                             –based on 1Corinthians 1:3, 9   PRELUDE                                                                                                      Patty Bell   LITANY for ADVENT Call: Advent calls us to joyful
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1st Sunday of Advent – November 27, 2011

GATHERING GREETING AND ANNOUNCEMENTS Grace to you and peace from God our Father and Lord Jesus Christ. God is faithful; by him we were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.                                                              –based on 1Corinthians 1:3, 9   CALL TO WORSHIP Hope has come; let the people rejoice! Bring songs of
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