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Bulletin for 11/28/2021 10:45AM Service

November 28, 2021

First Sunday of Advent


Announcements


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Worship & Music Leader: Brent Metz


Invocation


Scripture: Psalm 25:1-10


1 To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul.

2 O my God, in you I trust; do not let me be put to shame; do not let my enemies exult over me.

3 Do not let those who wait for you be put to shame; let them be ashamed who are wantonly treacherous.

4 Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths.

5 Lead me in your truth, and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all day long.

6 Be mindful of your mercy, O Lord, and of your steadfast love, for they have been from of old.

7 Do not remember the sins of my youth or my transgressions; according to your steadfast love remember me, for your goodness' sake, O Lord!

8 Good and upright is the Lord; therefore he instructs sinners in the way.

9 He leads the humble in what is right, and teaches the humble his way.

10 All the paths of the Lord are steadfast love and faithfulness, for those who keep his covenant and his decrees.


“Jesus Name above all Names”


Jesus, name above all names Beautiful Saviour, Glorious Lord Emmanuel, God is with us Blessed Redeemer, Living Word

“All Hail King Jesus”


All hail King Jesus. All hail Emmanuel, King of kings, Lord of lords, bright Morning Star, and throughout eternity I'll sing your praises, and I'll reign with Him throughout eternity.

“Emmanuel”


Emmanuel, Emmanuel,

His name is called Emmanuel

God with us,

Revealed in us!

His name is called Emmanuel.


“Come Thou Long Expected Jesus”


Come, Thou long expected Jesus Born to set Thy people free; From our fears and sins release us, Let us find our rest in Thee. Israel's strength and consolation, Hope of all the earth Thou art; Dear desire of every nation, Joy of every longing heart.


Born Thy people to deliver, Born a child and yet a King, Born to reign in us forever, Now Thy gracious kingdom bring. By Thine own eternal Spirit Rule in all our hearts alone; By Thine all sufficient merit, Raise us to Thy glorious throne.


Scripture: Jeremiah 33:14-16


14 The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and the house of Judah.

15 In those days and at that time I will cause a righteous Branch to spring up for David; and he shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.

16 In those days Judah will be saved and Jerusalem will live in safety. And this is the name by which it will be called: "The Lord is our righteousness."


Pastoral Prayer-Joys & Concerns


Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13


9 How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy that we feel before our God because of you?

10 Night and day we pray most earnestly that we may see you face to face and restore whatever is lacking in your faith.

11 Now may our God and Father himself and our Lord Jesus direct our way to you.

12 And may the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all, just as we abound in love for you.

13 And may he so strengthen your hearts in holiness that you may be blameless before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints.


Prepare us Lord”

(Bertram Sluys. © 2021 Bertram Sluys)


Prepare our sight O Lord. Around us is the darkness

Come shine upon us that your truth we see

For this we wait: your presence here among us

To recognize Emmanuel prepare our sight


Prepare our hearts O Lord. Throw down our cherished idols

And teach us how to worship you alone

For this we wait and seek your holy presence

To let your Spirit fill our lives, prepare our hearts


Prepare the way of the Lord Straighten the curves in the road

Fill in valleys, level mountains That our Lord may come


Prepare our lives O Lord For you the Word Incarnate

The sacrifice to free us from all sin

For this we wait: redemption through our Savior

Relationship with you restored, prepare our lives


CHORUS


Prepare our future, Lord Your Kingdom’s consummation

Defeating every sorrow, pain and death

For this we wait: life spent with you forever

For glory you’ve prepared for us prepare us Lord

For glory you’ve prepared for us prepare us Lord

“Revelation Song”


Worthy is the Lamb who was slain, holy, holy is He Sing a new song to Him who sits on heaven's mercy seat Worthy is the Lamb who was slain, holy, holy is He Sing a new song to Him who sits on heaven's mercy seat


Holy, holy, holy is the Lord, God Almighty Who was and is and is to come With all creation I sing praise to the King of Kings You are my everything and I will adore You, I will adore You


Clothed in rainbows of living color Flashes of lightning, rolls of thunder Blessing and honor, strength and glory And power be to You the only wise King, yeah


Holy, holy, holy is the Lord, God Almighty Who was and is and is to come, yeah With all creation I sing praise to the King of Kings You are my everything and I will adore You Holy, holy, You are holy


Filled with wonder, awestruck wonder At the mention of Your name Jesus, Your name is power, breath and living water Such a marvelous mystery, yeah


Holy, holy, holy is the Lord, God Almighty Who was and is and is to come, yeah

With all creation I sing praise to the King of Kings You are my everything and I will adore You


Holy, holy, holy is the Lord, God Almighty Who was and is and is to come With all creation I sing praise to the King of Kings You are my everything and I will adore You, adore you Holy, holy, You are holy


Scripture: Luke 21:20-36


20 "When you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then know that its desolation has come near.

21 Then those in Judea must flee to the mountains, and those inside the city must leave it, and those out in the country must not enter it;

22 for these are days of vengeance, as a fulfillment of all that is written.

23 Woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing infants in those days! For there will be great distress on the earth and wrath against this people;

24 they will fall by the edge of the sword and be taken away as captives among all nations; and Jerusalem will be trampled on by the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.

25 "There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and on the earth distress among nations confused by the roaring of the sea and the waves.

26 People will faint from fear and foreboding of what is coming upon the world, for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

27 Then they will see "the Son of Man coming in a cloud' with power and great glory.

28 Now when these things begin to take place, stand up and raise your heads, because your redemption is drawing near."

29 Then he told them a parable: "Look at the fig tree and all the trees;

30 as soon as they sprout leaves you can see for yourselves and know that summer is already near.

31 So also, when you see these things taking place, you know that the kingdom of God is near.

32 Truly I tell you, this generation will not pass away until all things have taken place.

33 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.

34 "Be on guard so that your hearts are not weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of this life, and that day does not catch you unexpectedly,

35 like a trap. For it will come upon all who live on the face of the whole earth.

36 Be alert at all times, praying that you may have the strength to escape all these things that will take place, and to stand before the Son of Man."


Message: Pastor Ryan


Benediction


Prayer Requests


Bert Beimers' & family, Deb Macheila, Tammy Hansen, Georgia Green, Connie Sheehy, Dorothy Reeder, Diane Byam, Bob Calhoun, Gloria Herman, Gary & Bonnie Becker, Alice Wheat, Kevin Reed & family, Tawana Chandler, the unemployed, and the needs of our family and community.


Weekly budgeted need: $3,578.00

Monthly budgeted need: $14,312.00

November Giving Received: $6,627.50


Giving received November 21,2021


Tithes and Offerings $1,292.00

Building Fund 10.00

Faith Promise/Missions 30.00

Thanksgiving 150.00

Sunday school 15.25

Teens 66.00

Food Pantry 15.00


Total $1,578.25





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