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Advent / Christmas 2019
A Christmas Character Casting Call


December 1 – First Sunday in Advent

“Vivaldi’s – Gloria”

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace, good will among people!”

Acts Luke 2:14

Rev. Dr. Robert S. Norris


December 8 – Second Sunday in Advent

Communion, New Member Introduction

… an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as you wife, for the child conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. – vs. 20

Matthew 1:1-25

Rev. Dr. Robert S. Norris


December 15 – Third Sunday in Advent

“Christmas Canticles for Choir and Orchestra ”

In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. And he came to her and said, “Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you.” – vss 26-28

Luke 1:26-38

Rev. Dr. Robert S. Norris


December 22 – Fourth Sunday in Advent

In the days of King Herod of Judea there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly order of Abihah. His wife was a descendant of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. Both of them were righteous before God, living blamelessly according to all the commandments and regulations of the Lord. But they had no children, because Elizabeth was barren, and both were getting on in years. – vss 5-7

Luke 1:5-25

Rev. Dr. Robert S. Norris


December 24 – Christmas Eve Worship, 4pm and 9pm

In that region there were shepherds living in the fields, keeping watch over their flocks by night. Then an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for see – I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people: to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is the Messiah, the Lord. – vss 8-11

Luke 2:1-19

Rev. Dr. Robert S. Norris