Order Of Service Sunday 1st December 2019

Dalserf Parish Church

1st Sunday of Advent

The Sunday of HOPE

Entry of God’s Word
(Please stand if you are able)

Welcome and Intimations


Lighting the Advent Candle

A Candle is burning, a flame warm and bright,
A candle of HOPE in winter’s dark night.
While angels sing blessing from heaven’s starry sky,
Our hearts we prepare now for Jesus is nigh
(tune: Away in a manger)

Hymn: 273 O come, O come, Emmanuel

Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer

Hymn: 290 The race that long in darkness pined

Prayer for Illumination

Isaiah 2: 1 – 5 Bruce Archibald
Matthew 24: 36 – 44 Revd. John Stevenson

Hymn: 291 When out of poverty is born

Sermon: “Watch Out”


Offering and Prayer of dedication
Prayers for others

Hymn: 277 Hark the glad sound! the Saviour comes

Threefold Amen