Sunday Service
                                 Christmas Cantata
                               December 22nd, 2013

                                        Burns Memorial United Methodist Church,
                                                              (Whole Service)

Welcome and Introduction                                                                 Pastor, Will Morris

Centering Time for Worship                                         Twas in the Moon of Wintertime
 Trio; Holly Armstrong, Ismael Toledo & Colin Armstrong - Organist, Peggy Blocker

Hymn of Promised Coming                       "O Come, O Come Emmanuel," verses 1 - 4
                                                                                    United Methodist Hymnal # 211

Lighting of the Advent Candles                                                         Pastor, Will Morris

              Isaiah 9:6: For a child has been born for us, a son given to us;
                                  authority rests upon his shoulders;
                      and he is named Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
                                  Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
                 We light this candle as a symbol of the Prince of Peace.
                       May the visitation of your Holy Spirit, O God,
                  make us ready for the coming of Jesus, our hope and joy.
                                    O come, O come, Emmanuel.

Advent Prayer                                                                        Liturgist, Carolyn Mackes

Silent Prayer

Hebrew Bible Lesson             Isaiah 7:10-16                        Liturgist, Calrolyn Mackes
(also includes readings below)

Psalm Reading                       Psalm 80:                               Liturgist, Calrolyn Mackes

Response: Have Thine Own Way, Lord                                      Burns' Chancel Choir

Epistle Lesson                       Romans 1:1-7                  Deacon, Rev. Daniel Klawitter

Gospel Lessons                     Matthew 1:18-25                                Pastor, Will Morris

Christmas Cantata                  "Ceremony of Candles"                 Burns Chancel Choir
Complete fie                              by Joseph Martin                   Directed by, Don Boylls
                                                                                                   Pianist, Peggy Blocker

1    Introduction - "Promise of Light"
2.  Narration - "In the Bleak Midwinter," Soloist, Diana Hunt                                    
3.  Narration - 'The Promised Light"                                                            
4.  Narration - "An Advent Credo
5.  Narration - "Advent Celebration"                                    
6.  Narration - "Bethlehem Light "                                                                     
7.  Narration - "In Silence He Came," Soloist, Holly Armstrong                                       
8.  Narration: "Rise and Shine"                                                                          
9.  Narration: "Invitation to the Manger"                         
10.  All is Calm, All is Bright                                                                      
11.Narration: A Blessing of Light                                                      

Narrator                                                            Kathi Moton

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