© St John’s URC Ipswich

Notices and Welcome.

Lighting of the Advent Candle

Hymn – R&S 161 Good Christian all rejoice

Opening Prayer

Prayers of Confession & Statement of Forgiveness including the Lord’s Prayer

Reading - Genesis 17:1-8; 15-19 Abraham & Sarah hear a promise

Hymn R&S 162 In the bleak midwinter

Reading Isaiah 9:2,6-7 For unto us a child is born

Hymn R&S 158  Christians, awake, salute

Reading Luke 1: 26-35,38 The Angel appears to Mary

Hymn R&S 139 The Angel Gabriel from heaven came

Offering

Reading Luke 2:1-7 In those days Caesar Augustus…

Hymn – R&S 151  See Him lying on a bed of  straw

Reading Luke 2:8-14 The angels announce the birth

Hymn – R&S 155 While shepherds watched

Reading  Luke 2:15-20 The shepherds hurried…

Hymn – SoF 1422/ MP 425 Look to the Skies

Reading  1 John 1:1-6  Proclaiming the Word of Life

And so, this is Christmas….

Prayers of Intercession

Hymn – R&S 159 Hark! the herald angels sing

Blessing

Welcome to

St John’s URC

Cowper Street

Ipswich

Sunday December 16th 2018

Worship for All  - Toy & Carol Service

Led by  

Rev David Rees



NOTICES




    

Wed Dec 19th

7:30 pm

    Local Area AA Group




NEXT SUNDAY

Dec 23rd

10.45 am

Worship for All

Led by The Elders


Dec 24th

11:30 pm

Watch Night Service

Led by Peter Dawson


Christmas Day Service

10:30 am

Led by Sara Pells