December 11, 2022

What Child is This?

Speaker: Shane Rosenthal Series: Guest Speaker Topic: Seasonal Scripture: Micah 5:1–5

Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth! Serve the LORD with gladness! Come into his presence with singing!

—Psalm 100:1-2




Welcome and Announcements


Introit                                Choir


“It Came Upon the Midnight Clear”


Call to Worship*                                         

Isaiah 12:4-6

...Give thanks to the LORD, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the peoples, proclaim that his name is exalted. Sing praises to the LORD, for he has done gloriously; let this be made known in all the earth. Shout, and sing for joy, O inhabitant of Zion, for great in your midst is the Holy One of Israel.


Hymn of Praise*                                                #101

“Come, Thou Almighty King”




Confession of Faith                            

The Nicene Creed

Trinity Hymnal page 846

Preparation for Confession of Sin               

Romans 7:22-23

For I delight in the law of God, in my inner being, but I see in my members another law waging war against the law of my mind and making me captive to the law of sin that dwells in my members.


Silent Confession of Sin


Corporate Confession of Sin


Assurance of Pardon                            

Romans 7:24-25a

Wretched man that I am! Who will deliver me from this body of death? Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord!


Hymn of Assurance/Advent Hymn*             #199

“See, Amid the Winter’s Snow”


Giving of Tithes and Offerings     


Prayer of Response

Scripture Reading*                      

        Micah 5:1-5

Luke 2:1-20

Doxology*                                                                #731

Praise God from whom all blessings flow;

Praise Him all creatures here below;

Praise Him above, ye heavenly host;

Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.


Taken from “Trinity Hymnal Revised Edition”, ©1990 Great Commission Publications, Inc. Used by permission.


Preaching of God’s Word                 Shane Rosenthal

“What Child is This”

Micah 5:1-5


Hymn of Affirmation                                 #221

“Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming”


Blessing*                                         2 Corinthians 13:14

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.


Benediction*                                                            #734

“Gloria Patri”


Glory be to the Father, and to the Son,

And to the Holy Ghost; as it was in the beginning,

Is now, and ever shall be, world without end.

Amen, amen.


Taken from “Trinity Hymnal Revised Edition”, ©1990 Great Commission Publications, Inc. Used by permission.




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The Syro-Phoenician Woman

Speaker: Larry Rodgers Scripture: Matthew 15:21–28 Series: Guest Speaker

Feb 4


United or Untied

Speaker: Will Hesterberg Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:1–31 Series: Guest Speaker

Dec 31


I Have Plans for You

Speaker: Will Hesterberg Scripture: Jeremiah 29:1–14 Series: Guest Speaker