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

Sunday Service
(2n Sunday of Advent)

December 5, 2021

Scripture: Luke 3: 1-6
Sermon: “All Flesh”

*Hymn: #115 (New Century Hymnal – black) – “The Baptist Shouts On Jordan’s Shore”
*Hymn: #345 (New Century) – “Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence”
*Hymn: #104 (New Century) – “We Hail You God’s Annointed”


Welcome & Announcements

*Call To Worship

One: Righteous one! Equitable one!
All: Refining one! Delightful one!
One: Blessed one! Redeeming one!
All: One-of-flesh to save all flesh!
One: Emmanuel, One of Us – praise be your coming!

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: #115 (New Century Hymnal – black) – “The Baptist Shouts On Jordan’s Shore”

Scripture: Luke 3: 1-6 (read by Shelly Jungwirth)

Anthem: “Light of the World” by David Lantz

Sermon: “All Flesh” by Reverend Ed Sunday-Winters

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: Covenantal God, we live into your promise to make our rough ways smooth with each gift we grind. With each talent we sand. With each act we polish. We have not smoothed our ways yet, Hopeful One, but with your persistent guidance, we will yet, O God. We will yet. Amen

Communion     See Insert

*Hymn:  #345 (New Century) – “Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence”

Prayers of the People

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

*Hymn:  #104 (New Century) – “We Hail You God’s Annointed”

*Benediction by Reverend 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.