4th January 2015

Dr. Paul Goulden

Happy New Year Welcome and Notices

Call to worship

After Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, during the time of King Herod, Wise Men from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born King of the Jews?  We have come to worship him”.

Hymn 185 – Wise men seeking Jesus

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Family time

Talk to the children “Finding the Way”

Hymn 184 – As with gladness (The offertory will be taken during this hymn)

 

Dedication of offertory and a prayer for Junior Church.

(Children leave at this point for their own departments)

Bible readings: Psalm 96 (page 602)

                         Matthew Ch 2 v 1 to 12 (page 966)

Hymn 183 – Brightest and Best

 

Address – “Magic of the Magi”

 

Hymn 189 – Why Herod, so unpitying (verses 1, 2 and last)

Prayers of intercession

Hymn 114 – Let all the world in every corner sing

Closing remarks and Blessing 

 

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