Monthly Archives: December 2020

First Sunday of Christmas, December 27, 2020

First Sunday of Christmas, Revised Common Lectionary Year B THE GATHERING Gathering Music: Hymn #142: “ ’Twas in the Moon of Wintertime” ~ Pastor Scott Welcome and Announcements Prelude: “What Child Is This?” ~ arr. Kenon D. Renfrow Call to … Continue reading

Posted in Conversation Starters, Inspiration, Poetry, Reflection, Worship | Leave a comment

Trout Lake Community Christmas Eve Service December 24, 2020

Gathering Music: Hymn #110 “Love Has Come”  Welcome A Litany for Advent using Carol #88 “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”[1] VERSE ONE: O come, O come, Emmanuel, And ransom captive Israel, That mourns in lonely exile here Until the Son … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Education, Inspiration, Worship | Leave a comment

Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 20, 2020

THE GATHERING Gathering Music: “Wait for the Lord” ~ Choral Taize Chant Welcome and Announcements Prelude: “Appalachian Christmas Carol” ~ John Ness Beck  Call to Worship  My soul magnifies the Lord. My spirit rejoices in God my savior For the Mighty … Continue reading

Posted in Conversation Starters, Inspiration, Poetry, Reflection, Worship | Leave a comment

A Solstice Service of Light

The Winter Solstice marks the midway point of darkness for the northern hemisphere. Depending on how far north you live, this marks a great celebration among some peoples for the return of the light, signifying a renewal of life and … Continue reading

Posted in Encouragement, Inspiration, Reflection, Worship | Leave a comment

Third Sunday of Advent: December 13, 2020

THE GATHERING Gathering Music: Hymn #88 “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” vs. 1, 5, 6, & 7 ~ Pastor Scott Welcome and Announcements Prelude: Call to Worship  Jesus says: I am coming soon. Amen.  Come, Lord Jesus! Heaven and earth … Continue reading

Posted in Conversation Starters, Encouragement, Reflection, Worship | Leave a comment

Second Sunday of Advent December 6, 2020

THE GATHERING Gathering Music: Campfire Book p. 16 “Peace Like a River” ~ Pastor Scott Welcome and Announcements     Prelude: “Lo, How A Rose E’er Blooming” 15th cent. German Carol arr. Phillip Keveren  Call to Worship  A voice cries in the … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Education, Encouragement, Poetry, Reflection, Worship | Leave a comment