‘For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son to save the world through Him’ from John 3 vs16&17
Introductory item by the Choral Group: 'A blessed Christmastime'
One of our Christmas wall-hangings/banners
Welcome and Prayer:
Hymn: 'Tell out my soul' (a version of Mary’s song)
An appropriate puppet video and crossword for today –
Linking in with our focus on Mary
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Song: 'Come on and celebrate'
A special feature on one of our Christmas charities
A short video presentation from March 2020 explaining this project:
Some further information from October 2020:
Gracious God, we pray that You will honour and bless the work of Operation Agri. We ask You to equip the HQ staff and all the field workers operating in various countries. We thank You for The Imarika Project in Tanzania. May the churches there be a bright shining light for You as they promote these local agricultural initiatives and as they share the Good News of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Amen
Carol: 'Love came down at Christmas'
First Bible Reading: Luke 1 vs 26-38 Read by Anne
Carol: 'The angel Gabriel'
Second Bible Reading: Luke 1 vs46-55 read by Max McLean
Lord Jesus, You prayed to Your Father, “do what You want, not what I want”. Help us to follow Your example. Help us to want to do the things that please You and to go the way that You have chosen for us, because we love You.
Address: Rev Paul Wilson.
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With Mary let’s exclaim “My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour” and let’s sing His praises in a hymn that resonates with what we have been thinking about today –
Hymn: 'Name of all majesty'
Benediction: (based on 2 Peter 3v18)
May we grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
And to Him be the glory both now and for ever!