Welcome to Bethel this first Sunday of Advent. We are glad you could join us for worship today. Our Advent theme this year is “Christmas Angels.” It is good to be together in the house of the Lord. May God be praised and we his people be encouraged in living for him.

10:30 A.M. Worship Service

Gathering songs: Carol De Waal

Welcome & announcements

The Opening

*Call to Worship: Psalm 103:19-22

*God greets us & we greet one another

*Opening song: PH 504 Holy God, We Praise Your Name

Lighting of the First Advent Candle

Candle of Hope

Song of dedication: PH 341:1,3,4 Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence

Children’s message: Peter Rosendal

Song: PH 353 Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
Preschool & Grades 1 & 2 are dismissed

The Word

Scripture reading: Luke 1:5-25, 57-66

Message: Angels Bring Hope

The Response

*Song of response: PH 329 Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus
Grades 3 & 4 & the Treasure Seekers are dismissed

Congregational prayer

Offerings: General Fund & Volunteer Link

The Closing


*Closing song: PH 628 Praise God, You Angel Hosts Above

7:00 P.M. Worship Service

Welcome & announcements

*Call to worship: Titus 2:11-14

*God’s Greeting

*Confession of Faith: Athanasian Creed

*Time of Praise with Debby van Iperen

Time of Prayer

Offering: Volunteer Link

Scripture reading: Matthew 3:7-17

Message: Our Triune God

*Song of response: PH 246 Come, Thou Almighty King


*Closing song: PH 635 Glory Be to the Father