Order Of Service Sunday 15th December 2019

Dalserf Parish Church

3rd Sunday of Advent

The Sunday of JOY

Gift Service

Entry of God’s Word

(Please stand if you are able)

Welcome and Intimations


Call to Worship

Lighting the Advent Candle

A candle is burning, a candle of joy.
A candle to welcome brave Mary’s new boy.
Our hearts fill with wonder, and eyes light and glow
as joy brightens winter like sunshine on snow.

Hymn: MP 39 As with gladness men of old

Prayer of approach and Lord’s Prayer


Hymn: MP 42 At this time of giving

Prayer for Illumination

Isaiah 35: 1 – 10 Emma Gilchrist
James 5: 7 – 10 Abby Gilchrist
Matthew 11: 2 – 11 Revd. John Stevenson

Hymn: MP 749 What child is this

Sermon: “What Do We Expect?”


Offering and Prayer of dedication
Prayers for others

Hymn: MP 526 O what a gift! What a wonderful gift

Threefold Amen