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Traditional Order of Worship

DECEMBER 4, 2022

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TRADITIONAL WORSHIP:

 

WELCOME

#209 – Blessed Be the God of Israel

Greeting / Passing the Peace

#204 – Emmanuel, Emmanuel

Welcome / Mission Statement

Unison Opening Words​

 

Lighting of the Advent Candle: PEACE

 

CHILDREN'S MOMENT

Children's Story & Reflection

Jesus Loves Me

 

MESSAGE

#234 – O Come, All Ye Faithful

Scripture ~ John 1:1-5,14,18

Message ~ Incarnation: Now, A Word from God

 

PRAYER TIME/OFFERING

Pastoral Prayer / The Lord’s Prayer

Offering Prayer / Offering

#095 - Doxology (Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow)

 

SENDING FORTH

#196 – Come, Thou  Long Expected Jesus

Benediction

*SONG

THIS WEEK @ SOUTH SHORE

 

REPLENISH RESTORE THIS SUNDAY

Please bring non-perishable food donations and place them in the shopping cart in the Welcome Center. Your donations support our partnership with Restore Food Pantry at Riverview First UMC and bring relief to hunger experienced by the most vulnerable in our community.

 

VISIT OUR 2022 SOUTH SHORE ANGEL TREE TODAY

Connect with Angel Tree Leadership in the Welcome Center to adopt an angel card from the tree or learn about the many ways you can support this congregational mission during Advent.

All donations are due back to the church on December 18, with delivery to the schools happening that week. If you are interested in helping or have other questions, please email Mark Crouse at bobcats110@yahoo.com.

 

ALL THE GOOD ADVENT STUDY WEEK 3

Please read Practices of Mercy: Embodying God’s Love for Others in All The Good in preparation for joining the discussion Wednesday in Café Faith or next Sunday at the 9:40hr. See you there!

 

SSUMC STAFF APPRECIATION

AND GRATITUDE CORNUCOPIAS

Please take a moment to share messages of appreciation with our dedicated SSUMC Staff during the holiday season. Cards are available in the Welcome Center, and once completed, may be placed in the lay staff members gratitude cornucopia. We will also receive a love offering for lay staff members through December 15 that they will receive before Christmas;

please indicate ‘staff appreciation’ on your gift.

 

SHORE KIDS CHRISTMAS CARNIVAL – NEXT SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11 – 3PM to 6PM

Register your children to enjoy an afternoon of games, mini-golf, movie, and holiday shenanigans! They won’t want to miss this! $15/child and then $10/child for every additional registrant from the same family. Connect with Scotty via sskids@southshoreumc.com for more information.

 

We are also seeking youth and

adult volunteers for this event!

Sign up to serve in the Welcome Center

today or by emailing Scotty.

 

SHORE YOUTH CHRISTMAS PARTY:

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18

Join us next Sunday afternoon from 5:00pm to 7:30pm for our SSYouth Christmas Party.

Bring your favorite snack to share and a gift

($10 or less) for our 'white elephant' exchange.

Meet us in the Welcome Center!

 

SAVE THE DATE: CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES @ SOUTH SHORE UMC

3:00pm Family Friendly Service

5:00pm Modern Service

7:00pm Traditional Service

 

All services will be in the Worship Center and ‘share the light’ with glowsticks.

All services will be broadcast via our South Shore UMC YouTube Channel.

Nursery (birth through Pre-K4) available for 5pm and 7pm Services.

RSVP to scotty@southshoreumc.com by December 21, 2022.