December 11, 2011


The Gathering of the Community
The Apostolic Greeting  Pg 185
Hymn 114: Lo, He Comes with Clouds Descending
The Collect of the Day

The Proclamation of the Word
1st Reading: Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11
Canticle 363: My Soul Proclaims Your Glory, Lord
2nd Lesson: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24
Anthem: Lift Up Your Heads
The Gospel: John 1:6-8, 19-28
Sermon: the Rev. Jay Macdonald
The Creed   Pg 189

The Prayers
The Prayers of the People
Confession and Absolution Pg 191
Lighting the Advent Wreath
- Hope is a Star
The Peace

The Celebration of the Eucharist
Hymn (offertory) 104: Joy Shall Come
Prayer over the Gifts
The Great Thanksgiving
The Lord’s Prayer Pg 211
The Breaking of the Bread
The Communion
Lamb of God
- 132: Of Eternal Love Begotten (vrs. 1—3 & 6)
- 269: Heavenly Message

The Scattering (Mark 4:20)
Hymn 48: Let All Mortal flesh Keep Silence (vrs. 1 & 2)
Prayer after Communion Pg 214
Hymn 98: Hark the Glad Sound!
The Scattering