December 24 9 am Worship Fourth Sunday of Advent

Join us on December 24 as the Rev. Dan Schultz leads us in worship at 9am In-Person and Live Stream Worship on the Fourth Sunday of Advent.

Rev. Daniel Schultz is a minister in the United Church of Christ.  A former pastor, he currently serves as the Wisconsin Council of Churches Community Health Program Director. He lives with his family in Fond du Lac.


First Lesson: 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16

Second Lesson: Romans 16:25-27

Gospel Lesson: Luke 1:26-38

To access the bulletin, please click here.

To access the YouTube Video, please click here. Rev. Dan Schultz
“Home for the Holiday”

To access the Audio file, please click here. Rev. Dan Schultz “Home for the Holiday”

To access today’s Radio program, please click here. Pastor Ken Nabi
“A Message in a Baby”

To access this week’s announcements please click here.

Scripture: New Revised Standard Version (Anglicized Edition)
Permission to podcast/stream the service music obtained from ONE LICENSE,
License A-730666 and CCLI Streaming License CSPL069066 and WORSHIPCast Streaming License. All Rights Reserved.
GTG = Glory to God Hymnal
PH = Presbyterian Hymnal
Worship Liturgy from the:
   Call to Worship 57.1 Year B
   Published by the Office of Theology and Worship
   of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
   The official journal of the Presbyterian Association of Musicians
   Advent candle lighting liturgy
Office of Theology and Worship Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on the website
under worship resources

Preacher: “Home for the Holiday” Pastor Dan Schultz
Scripture: 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16  Romans 16:25-27  Luke 1:26-38
Children’s Time:                      Jennifer Zander
Liturgist:                                  Pedro Arellano
Cantor:                                    Carol Wetzel
Organist/Pianist:                     Kris Bartelt
Design/Audio/Video:           Kim Braatz, Debbie Cooley
Handbell Choir                        Joanne Marchionda, Director
Piano Solo                               Kristina Arellano

Gathering Music:
PH 14 Savior of the Nations, Come vs. 1-3
TEXT: Attr. Ambrose of Milan, 4th cent.; German para. Martin Luther, 1523; English trans. stanza 1, William Morton Reynolds, 1850, alt.; English trans. stanzas 2–4, Evangelical Lutheran Worship, 2006;
trans. stanzas 2-4 © 2006 Augsburg Fortress

MUSIC (NUN KOMM, DER HEIDEN HEILAND Erfurt Enchiridion, 1524;
harm. Sethus Calvisius, 1594

PH 20 Watchman, Tell us of the Night vs. 1-2
TEXT: John Bowring, 1825, alt.
MUSIC (ABERYSTWYTH Joseph Parry, 1876

PH 8 “Lift up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates vs. 1 & 3
TEXT: Georg Weissel, 1642; trans. Catherine Winkworth, 1855, 1863
MUSIC (TRURO, LM): Musica Sacra, c. 1778

Sung Response: GTG 88 “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel vs. 1-4
TEXT: Latin prose, pre-9th cent.; trans composite
MUSIC (VENI EMMANUEL, LM with refrain): Plainsong; adapt. Thomas Helmore, 1852
arr. John Weaver, 1988; arr. © 1990 John Weaver

GTG 113 “Angels We Have Heard on High” chorus only
TEXT: French carol; trans. James Chadwick, 1860, alt.
MUSIC (GLORIA with refrain): French carol; arr. Edward Shippen Barnes, 1937;
© 1937, ren. 1965 H. Augustine Smith Jr. (admin. Fleming H. Revell Company, a div. of
Baker Publishing Group)

Sung Response: GTG 82 “Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus”
TEXT: Charles Wesley, 1744
MUSIC (HYFRYDOL Rowland Hugh Prichard, 1830;
harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1906

Offering: “While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks/How Great Our Joy” pianist, Kristina Arellano
(arranged by Bernadine Johnson)

Offertory PH 53 “What Child is This” vs. 3
English Ballad, 16th Century, arr. Christmas Carols New and Old, 1871
WORDS: William Chatterton Dix, 1871

Sung Response: GTG 123 “It Came Upon the Midnight Clear”
TEXT: Edmund Hamilton Sears, 1849, alt.
MUSIC (CAROL, CMD): Richard Storrs Willis, 1850

Postlude: “Aberystwyth”    arr. Healey Willan
from Healey Willian Ten Hymn Preludes for Organ set 1
Hear Our Solemn Litany a.k.a. Watchman, Tell us of the Night
© copyright 1956 by C.F. Peters Corporation, New York

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *