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    Sunday, December 6, 2020

    You can read more about the COVID-19 precautions we are practicing, here.

    If you'd prefer, the service bulletin is available in PDF, here.

    Read the most recent First Christian Caller, or  the most recent FCC EXTRA.

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    Words of Welcome - Rev. Dr. David Chisham

    Musical Prelude - Dr. João Casarotti

    Announcements - Rev. Dr. David Chisham

    Advent Wreath Lighting

    Hymn of Praise - Go, Tell It on the Mountain  - Chalice Hymnal #167


    Opening Prayer & Lord's Prayer - Judy Lester

    Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.
    Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
    Give us this day our daily bread
        and forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors.
    Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
    For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever.

    Reading of Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13 - Anderson Krupala

    Children's Sermon - Pam Comeaux


    Prayer Hymn - Good Christian Friends, Rejoice - Chalice Hymnal #164

    Pastoral Prayer - Rev. Dr. David Chisham

    Communion Hymn - Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence, v. 1, 2, 4 - Chalice Hymnal #415


    Communion Invitation - Rev. Dr. David Chisham

    Communion Prayer - Vicki Krupala, Elder

    Words of Institution - Rev. Dr. David Chisham

    Post-communion Silent Prayer

    Scripture Hymn - Emmanuel, Emmanuel - Chalice Hymnal #134

    A Reading from Mark 1:1-8 - Vicki Krupala, Elder

    A Reading from Isaiah 40:1-11 - Rev. Dr. David Chisham

    Today's Message - Longing for Some Good News - Rev. Dr. David Chisham

    Hymn - There's Something About That Name - Chalice Hymnal #115

    Invitation to Discipleship/Membership - Rev. Dr. David Chisham

    Closing Refrain Peace Be Upon You - Crystal Casarotti via video

    Peace be upon you and guard you forever.
    Go in the knowledge that God is with you.
    ©1995 Chalice Press; Used with permission.

    Closing Announcements - Rev. Dr. David Chisham

    Benediction - Rev. Dr. David Chisham

    Closing Voluntary - Dr. João Casarotti


    • Please respect Social Distancing measures: You should maintain at least six feet distance from anyone not in your household. Do not sit in a pew with blue tape or blue signs.
    • All entrances and exits should be used to maintain the six-foot distancing. Do not linger in the narthex, entryways, or aisles.
    • Greet others with words, a wave, or a nod of your head -- no touching.PayPal Donation QR Code
    • Hand sanitizer is available at all entrances/exits.
    • Offering plates are available at all entrances/exits to avoid handling of objects. We offer PayPal and ACS online giving options. Read more here.
    • Mask/No-mask zones: Our no-mask zone is that area on the west side (Jefferson Hwy. side) of the center aisle. Those not wearing masks should also enter and exit through the west doors.
    • Coffee Fellowship as well as infant and toddler nursery care are suspended until further notice.
    • We are doing all we can to make an eager return to our sanctuary as comfortable for everyone in our church family as possible.
    • Please check in using our sign-in form, above. Paper sign-in tablets are not being used.