Praise Team Monthly

Music for December 2019


Sunday, Dec. 1 – Liturgy

  • Opening Hymn: Come, O Long-Expected Jesus  Hymn Sheet
  • Advent Candle Lighting: Oh, Come, Oh, Come, Emmanuel –  (LW 31, verse 7)
  • Hymn of the Day: The Advent of Our God – LW 12, vs. 1, 2, 3, and 6
  • Offertory Meditation Song: Prepare Him Room    LEAD SHEET
  • Communion: Instrumental Piano
  • Closing Song: Open Up The Heavens (incorporating “Joy To The World”, vs. 1)    CHORD SHEET     LEAD SHEET

Sunday, Dec. 8

  • Opening Hymn: The King Shall Come – LW 26, vs. 1-5
  • Advent Candle Lighting: Oh, Come, Oh, Come, Emmanuel –  (LW 31, verse 4)
  • Gathering Song: Your Name (Christmas Version)  LEAD SHEET    CHORD SHEET
  • Hymn of the Day: Lo, He Comes with Clouds Descending – LW 15, vs. 1, 2, & 4
  • Offertory Meditation Song:  Star of Heaven, Child of God . . . . . .  Ascension Choir
  • Closing Song: Mighty To Save (incorporating “Gloria, in excelsis deo…”)  CHORD SHEET    Mighty To Save LEAD in G

Sunday, Dec. 15 – Children’s Pageant

  • Opening Hymn: Go Tell It On The Mountain – LW 504, vs. 1 & 2
  • Advent Candle Lighting: Oh, Come, Oh, Come, Emmanuel –  (LW 31, verse 5)
  • Gathering: Tell Me the Story of Jesus  HYMN Sheet
  • Children’s Pageant: “Name of ALL Names / Rock of ALL Ages”
  • Offertory Meditation Song: Will Ever Be  CHORD SHEET    LEAD SHEET
  • Closing Song: Jesus Messiah (incorporating “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, vs. 3”)  CHORD SHEET     LEAD SHEET

Sunday, Dec. 22 – Choir Cantata

  • Opening Hymn: Once In Royal David’s City – LW 58, vs. 1, 2, and 4
  • Advent Candle Lighting: Oh, Come, Oh, Come, Emmanuel –  (LW 31, verse 2)
  • Hymn of the Day: O Little Town of Bethlehem – LW 60, vs. 1-4
  • Choir Cantata: “Journey To Bethlehem” . . . . . . . . . . .  Ascension Choir
  • Offertory Meditation Song: Here Comes Heaven  Here Comes Heaven LEAD SHEET in D LEAD SHEET
  • Communion: Instrumental Piano
  • Closing Song: What Our God Has Done (incorporating “O Come Let Us Adore Him”)  LEAD SHEET

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE 

  • See separate sheet from Music Director…

Sunday, Dec. 29 – Liturgy

  • Opening Hymn: A Song Was Born at Christmas (tune – Ellacombe)
  • Hymn of the Day: What Child Is This – LW 61, vs. 1-3
  • Offertory Meditation Song: Father How Sweet  CHORD SHEET     LEAD SHEET
  • Communion: Instrumental Piano
  • Closing Song: Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee