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Christmas Cantata Service Dec 16 2018

Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church
Third Sunday of Advent
December 16, 2018


Prelude             Away in the Manger   (Children’s Choir)

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Lighting of the Advent Candle  ~  Tom & Iris Mackey


Lighting of the Advent Candle  ~  Tom & Iris Mackey

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The First Lesson:  The Fall of Adam
Reader: Joe Lipscomb [Gen. 3:8, 17-19]
Anthem: The Snow Lay on the Ground 


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The Second Lesson:  God’s Covenant with Abraham
Reader: Booty Moore [Gen. 22:15-18]
Hymn:     Gesu, Bambino      (Duet: Mike Henry & Julie Lipscomb)


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The Third Lesson:  The Birth of Christ Foretold
Reader: Lisa Bowyer    [Isa. 9:2,6-7]
Soloist: Barry Broughman)
Anthem: The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy


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The Fourth Lesson:  The Peace of Christ Foretold
Reader:   Joyce Broughman [Isa. 11:1-3a, 4a, 6-9]]    
Hymn:  244 Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus   (vs. 1-2)        


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The Fifth Lesson:  The Angel Gabriel Appears to Mary
Reader: Sylvia Henry [Luke 1:26-35, 38]
Anthem: Mary, Did You Know?
(Soloist: Brett Turpin)

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The Sixth Lesson:  The Birth of Jesus
Reader: Art Kuehne [Luke 2:1, 3-7]
Anthem: Jesus, Jesus Rest Your Head


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The Seventh Lesson:  The Shepherds’ Journey to the Manger
Reader: Margaret Cathcart [Luke 2:8-16]
Anthem: Rise Up, Shepherds and Follow

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The Eighth Lesson:  The Scholars’ Pilgrimage to the Child
Reader: Tom Jeffrey [Matt. 2:1-12]
Anthem: Lullaby, Jesu


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The Ninth Lesson:  The Mystery of the Incarnation

Reader: McClung Cummins [John 1:1-14]
Anthem: Holy Is the Newborn Child

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Reflection & The Lord’s Prayer       Rev. Lanaghan
Offering        What Child Is This?    Lynn Williamson
*Doxology & Prayer of Thanksgiving
*Hymn 253 Silent Night! Holy Night! (vs. 1,2 & 4)
*Charge & Blessing
*Congregational Response:  Joy to the World      (vs. 1)
*Postlude