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Announcements Prelude

The Life of the Community For the respect of all, please be brief Silent Night

arr. Dave Brubeck

Composer/Musician Dave Brubeck (12/6/1975-12/5/2012) Sleep in heavenly peace. Lighting of the Second Advent Candle Ella and Cleo Turrentine, daughters of Lee Crawford and Jeff Turrentine *Opening Song

O Come, O Come Emmanuel

Veni Emmanuel

Modern Testimony

Excerpt: Paradise Lost

John Milton

“What in me is dark, Illumine, what is low raise and support, That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men.”

Ancient Testimony

From the Book of Matthew

Special Music

Comfort Ye, and Every Valley

Interpretation

“What did you go out to see?

*Special Music

From: Messiah By: G. F. Handel Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper

With Joy Draw Water

St. Columba

Verses 1, 5 & 6

Offertory *Closing Song

The Heart of the Community

Celebrations and Concerns

Joys and concerns are more personal and spiritual, part of the prayers of the people. Thank you for observing the positive communal practice of brevity. *Morning Prayer *Response in Song

*Pastoral Prayer

Infant Holy, Infant Lowly

Polish Carol

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

It Came Upon the Midnight Clear

by Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane English Carol, 1850


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Take the Long Way Home

*Benediction *Advent Amen

adapted from

by PietroYon

Gesu Bambino

Thanks to those who made today’s worship service possible Liturgist

Rev. Michael Ellick

Reader

Gracie Killman

Soloists

John Bellemer, Maureen McNamara

Greeter

Jane Treuhold

Sound

Robert Rowe

Coffee Hour

Leslie Dennis

Pastoral Care: Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper at donnaschaper@judson.org; 413.687.1937 or Rev. Michael Ellick 646.734.0162 mellick23@judson.org

December 9, 2012 Second Sunday in Advent

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12.09.12 Order of Service - Judson Memorial Church