January 2 Service

Sunday, January 2, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Second Sunday After Christmas Day
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Thy Word Is a Lamp(2 X)…..……….UMH  601

Prelude

*Processional

In this place, among these people
God is worshipped, God is praised
We have seen the signs and wonders;
The lost are found, the dead are raised.
We are living the Gospel story;
lives are changed, and mountains moved.
Won’t  you come and work among us?
You are welcomed, you are loved.

*Call to Worship
Leader: Arise, shine! Your light has come.
All: Glory to God in the highest.
Leader: Darkness covers the earth.
All:  But God’s glory shines brightly.
Leader: Lift up your eyes. Look around.
All: The light of God’s love shines radiantly.
Leader: Arise, Shine! Your light has come!
All: Our hearts thrill and rejoice!

*Gloria Patri…………………..………..UMH  70

* Opening Prayer

*Hymn
When Morning Gilds the Skies”………………..UMH 185

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time – After prayers, sing the children out to “Jesus Loves Me.”  Children under five are welcome to remain in worshipor go to the nursery.

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology………………….….….UMH 95

*Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn
”Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise”………..UMH 103

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Readings
Genesis 1:1-5……..…..….Page 1
Isaiah 60:1-6…..……….Page 602
Gospel Reading
John 1:1-9, 14……..…Page 862

Message by Edie Bogart
“Let There Be Light”

Prayer

*Hymn
”There’s a Song in the Air”…………UMH  249

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Nursery – Liz Grossman
Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist  – Darwin Parsons
Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

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