Greeting & Call to Worship

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

CH4 284,1-2 “Hope is a candle” with Lightning of second candle

CH4 543,1 “Longing for light, we wait in darkness”

Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19

Prayers with Kyrie & Collect of the day

Gloria in Excelsis

CH4 760 “Gloria, gloria (Glory to God, glory to God)”

Old Testament: Isaiah 11:1-10

Gospel: Matthew 3:1-12

CH4 276 “Wait for the Lord, his day is near”


Apostles’ Creed

CH4 334 “On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry”

Prayer of Intercession

CH4 658 “Before I take the body of my Lord”


The Peace & Prayers

CH4 475 “Christ is coming! let creation”

Dismissal & Blessing