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     Announcements

     Prelude     Variations on a Pastoral Theme     Franz Murschhauser
                       Fred Gramann, organist

     Welcome     Jodi Fondell    

     Greeting for Worship    

     Introit     O Come, O Come, Emmanuel     tune: VENI EMMANUEL
                   Natalie Raynal, soloist 

     Lighting of the Third Advent Candle

     Candle Hymn     God Almighty, We Are Waiting     tune: NETTLETON (“Come Thou Fount”)

     Tolling of the Bell Call to Confession

     Unison Prayer of Confession     Victor Greene

     Words of Assurance

     Refrain from “Angels We Have Heard on High”     tune: GLORIA

     Children’s Blessing     Allison Wheeler

     Music     Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silent     4th c. French carol
                   Recorded in memory of Ransford Cline-Thomas (15 September 1947-21 April 2020)
                   Devon Graves, piano, vocals  George Mahkshigian,  guitar, vocals
                   Josiah Woodson, bass   Natalie Raynal, vocals   John Arndt, production

     The First Lesson –     Isaiah 61:1-4     Max Valluy

     Music     Schlafendes Jesuskind     Hugo Wolf
                   Jennifer Young, soloist   Laurana Mitchelmore, piano

     The Second Lesson – John 1:6-8, 19-28     Peter DeWit

     Music     I Wonder As I Wander     John Jacob Niles
                   Devon Graves, piano, vocals Natalie Raynal, vocals  Marta Hobbs, production

     Sermon     Testify to the Light     Odette Lockwood-Stewart

     Response in Prayer     Wait for the Lord     Taizé

     Prayers of the People and the Lord's Prayer (in your mother tongue)     Doug Fondell

     Invitation to Offering    

     Offertory Music     Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme     J.S. Bach    
                                  Philip James Glenister, soloist   Fred Gramann, organ    

     Prayer of Dedication     Allison Wheeler

     Hymn     Sleepers, Wake! A Voice Astounds Us     tune: WACHET AUF

     Benediction     Odette Lockwood-Stewart

     Congregational Response     Rejoice! Rejoice!     tune: VENI EMMANUEL