December 24, 2017 - Bulletin


Worship Order


Welcome and Announcements

Passing the Peace

Call to Worship Psalm 89: 1-4, 19-26 p.638

*Praise Music “Open the Eyes of My Heart”

“How Great is Our God”

Opening Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

OT Reading 2 Samuel 7; 1-11, 16 p. 328

Offering “Breath of Heaven”

*Song of Thanksgiving “Give Thanks” #170

Give thanks with a grateful heart; Give thanks to the Holy One Give thanks, because He’s given Jesus Christ, His Son (repeat)

And now let the weak say, “I am strong,” Let the poor say, “I am rich” because o what the Lord has done for us. Give Thanks! (repeat)

NT Reading Romans 16: 25-27 p. 1221

*Praise Song “Prince of Peace”

Gospel Reading Luke 1: 26-38 p. 1098

Message “Love Comes Down” Pastor Wes

*Praise Song “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear”

*If you are able, please stand


December Benevolence – RMMO

In 1977, American Baptist Churches USA launched the Retired Ministers and Missionaries Offering (RMMO) to continue this tradition of thanks.  Today, RMMO is a tangible way for the American Baptist congregations to say “Thank you for …” the commitment, service and spiritual guidance of retired ministers, missionaries and their widowed spouses.  (taken from their website)

Christmas Eve Worship

Join us this evening at 6:30PM for Christmas Eve Worship.  There will be Lessons, Carols and Candle Lighting.


White Elephant Regifting Leftover Exchange Extravaganza returns!  Thursday, December 28, 6pm.  Share a stress-free evening of food, fellowship, and fun.  Come as you are and bring what you have.  Bring your leftover holiday food and a wrapped "gift" of something you would like to get rid of.


Tonight 6:30 PM Christmas Eve Worship

Thursday 6:00 PM WERLEE