Worship Service: November 27, 2016

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We Get Ready

First Sunday of Advent

We examine each day before us with barely a glance and say, no, this isn't the one I've been waiting for, and wait in a bored sort of way for the next, when, we are convinced, our lives will start for real.

—From The Life of a Day, Tom Hennen

Call to Worship: from Psalm 122
Readings: Isaiah 2:1-5; Romans 13:11-14; Matthew 24:36-44
Songs: Empty Me; I Will Not Forget You; From the Inside Out; What a Friend I've Found; I Will Run
Advent reflection: adapted from Arts & Faith: Advent—First Sunday Imaginative Prayer Exercise
Sermon: Hurry Up and Wait #1: We get ready (Dave Everson)
Benediction: from Psalm 122

Image Credit

Pulling myself up: Christopher Rose; CC BY-NC 2.0