Estes Park United Methodist Church
November 28, 2021
First Sunday of Advent
Order of Worship
Lighting of the First Advent Candle The Scott Family
Call to Worship
Leader: Something stirs deep within us – a longing, a hope,
People: A thirst for joy, a hunger for peace, a yearning for blessing.
Leader: We know deep within that our hopes and fears
People: Will be met by angel songs and baby sighs.
Leader: It is Advent – A season of waiting, hoping, yearning.
People: Advent – it’s time to go home.
Opening Prayer (Unison)
God, as Jesus once came into our world with all its sorrows, keep us awake and alert to your presence in the midst of our struggles now. Tell us again that your love will triumph. Make us an Advent people with hope as our stronghold.
Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus
Affirmation of Faith–The Apostles Creed
Prayer of Blessing
Time to Go Home
Soon and Very Soon
Pastor: Rev. Ann Steiner Lantz
Recorded Worship Liturgist: Cay Lacey
Zoom Worship Liturgist: Barbara Bailey
Director of Music: Jim Flanigan
Pianist: Nancy Gunter
Videographer: Jim Ecklund