Rev Ed Sunday-Winters – Service
Hal Parker – Musical Director, Piano, Voice
Priscilla Bonney-Smith – Flowers

Sunday Service
(3rd Sunday of Advent)

December 19, 2021

Scripture: Luke 1:39-55
Sermon: “Mary’s Song”

*Hymn: #105 (New Century Hymnal – black) – “Gentle Joseph, Joseph Dear”
*Hymn: #123 (New Century) – “Mary, Woman Of The Promise”
*Hymn: #122 (New Century) – “Come, O Long-Expected Jesus”


Welcome & Announcements

*Call To Worship
One: Enwombed one! Dependent one!
All: Triumphant one! Mighty one!
One: Toppling-expectations-one!
All: Magnified one! Satisfying-with-Justice one!
One: We are hungry for you.
All: Fill us with your good things.

Opening Prayer
*Gloria Patri #36
Glory be to the Creator, and to the Christ and to the Holy Ghost; as it was in the
beginning is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. Amen.

Lighting of the Advent Candle

*Hymn: #105 (New Century Hymnal – black) – “Gentle Joseph, Joseph Dear”

Scripture: Luke 1:39-55 – Rosann Hickey

Anthem – “Even So Lord, Quickly Come” by Charlotte Lee & Douglas Wagner

Sermon – Ed Sunday-Winters – “Mary’s Song”

A Time of Silence


Praise God from whom all blessings flow; Praise God, all creatures here below; Praise
God for all that love has done; Creator, Christ, and Spirit, One. Amen.
(If you want to give today, please find the offering plate at either entrance.)

*Prayer of Dedication

ALL: Emmanuel: God with us. God, take these gifts and with us create a new
world: Where we allow the “them” to become the “us.” The “those” to become the
“us.” The “really?” to become the “really us!” We are one body and always must be.

*Hymn: #123 (New Century) – “Mary, Woman Of The Promise”

Prayers of the People

The Lord’s Prayer (using “debts:” turn to the bottom of page #271 in your hymnal)

*Hymn: #122 (New Century) – “Come, O Long-Expected Jesus”

*Benediction Ed Sunday-Winters

*Musical Benediction
Go now in peace, never be afraid. God will go with you each hour of every day. Go now
in faith steadfast strong and true, know he will guide you in all you do. Go now in love,
and show you believe, reach out to others so all the world can see. God will be there,
watching from above. Go now in peace, in faith and in love. Amen, amen, amen.