Fruitland United Methodist Church
December 18, 2022
Fourth Sunday in Advent
Welcoming the Light of Christ and inviting the neighborhood to worship
-Preparing our hearts and souls for worship
Welcome and Announcements - Pastor
* Call to Worship - “Angels from the Realms of Glory” UMH #220 (verses 3&4)
*Responsive Reading - Liturgist
Psalm 80: 1-7, 17-19 UMH Page 801
Affirmation of Faith
The World Methodist Social Affirmation – UMH #886
Scripture Reading - Liturgist
Matthew 1: 18-25 Pew Bible – Page 1497
God’s Word for God’s People. Thanks be to God!
Congregational Prayer and Lord’s Prayer
Young People’s Moment - Holly Hutchinson
Hymn “Advent Song” vs. 4 TFWS# 2090
We Offer Our Gifts
“Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow” UMH #95
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;
praise him, all creatures here below;
praise him above, ye heavenly host;
praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.
Message “Love” - Pastor
*Hymn “It Is Well with My Soul” UMH #377
“Sent Forth by God’s Blessing” vs 1 UMH #664
Sent forth by God’s blessing, our true faith confessing,
The people of God from this dwelling take leave.
The service is ended, O now be extended
the fruits of our worship in all who believe.
The seed of the teaching, receptive souls reaching,
Shall blossom in action for God and for all.
God’s grace did invite us, and love shall unite us
To work for God’s kingdom and answer the call.
Postlude (Please be seated)
- Symbolically taking the light into the World -
Thank you for worshiping with us today!
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