Sunday, December 27, 2015

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Welcome to Deltona Christian Church!

  Greetings & Announcements                                                                     Pastor Susanna
  Gathering in God’s Presence
  Prelude                                                                                                      Miles Sutton   
  Acolytes bring the light of God into our worship space
*Call to Worship (Read Responsively)                            Monica DePoy
One: All through this season of Advent, we have encountered Hope, Peace and Joy and Love
Many: Today we will hear the story of God's wonderful love.
One: Today we will be challenged to believe in all that God can do.
Many: Open our hearts, Lord,
that we may be ready for your love. AMEN.
 *Opening Hymn               Angels From the Realms of Glory                  149
*Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer                                  Brenda Morales
(using debts and debtors)
Choral Response                   Spirit of the Living God                               259                  

Proclaiming God’s Word
   Scripture Reading                                                     Sally Andrews
Gospel Lesson                                                                    Luke 2:22-38
One: The Word of God for the people of God
Many: Thanks be to God!

  Time for God’s Children                                                  Pastor Susanna
(Children aged k-8th grade can come up to the steps for this lesson.    
      After, the kids can go next door to Kids Central.)

  Anthem                                 Il est né le divin enfant                                        Choir
  Pastoral Prayer                                                                                    Pastor Susanna
Sermon                                    Celebration Unfolds                Pastor Susanna
Responding to God’s Word
  Prayer of Commitment                                                                       Pastor Susanna
*Invitation Hymn                   Joy to the World          143
 (come forward at this time to unite with our church family,
for a prayer, or to commit your life to Jesus Christ.)

  Communion Meditation                                           Pastor Susanna
  Communion Hymn                 I Come with Joy                                   420
  Prayer for the Bread and Cup                                              Monica DePoy
  Distribution and Sharing of Emblems                    The Diaconate
(Eat the Bread when served. Please hold the Cup
and we will drink together.)
  Offering Meditation and Prayer of Dedication
Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                   46
Taking God’s Word to the World
*Parting Hymn                     There’s a Song in the Air                     159
*Acolytes take the light of God out into the World
*Benediction                                                                Pastor Susanna
*Postlude                                                                              Miles Sutton

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Call to Worship:     One: By the calling of God’s Holy Spirit, we gather in the name of the living Christ to worship God. Many: Su...