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Sunday, November 29th, 2020

1st Sunday in Advent

We Gather in God's Name

Opening Sentences

Leader: The Spirit and the church cry out:

People: Come, Lord Jesus.

Leader: All those who await his appearance pray:

People: Come, Lord Jesus.

Leader: The whole creation pleads:

People: Come, Lord Jesus.

Opening Prayer

We Hear God's Word

Lighting of the Advent Candles

Reader 1: Today we light one candle - the Candle called HOPE, as a reminder that God's promises are true.

Reader 2: We place our hope in God.

Reader 3: We place our lives in God's care.

Reader 4: Come, all is ready. Let the light of this one candle, called HOPE, bring brightness to your spirits.

Opening Song

Scripture Reading

Jeremiah 33:14-16

Advent Meditation

We Respond in Prayer

Prayers of Thanksgiving and Intercession

Please stand when offering a prayer, so others will know you have the floor.

The Lord's Prayer

Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors. Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil, for thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory forever. Amen.

Closing Prayer

(Offered by a member of the community)

We Go in Peace

Passing of the Peace

Fellowship & Conversation