Order of Worship: Wesley United Methodist Church in Winona, Minn.
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Order of Worship: 1st Sunday of Advent
Welcome & Announcements
Gathering Music: “Canticle of Light and Darkness” – Eric Brisson
Opening Prayer: Vicki Decker
Opening Song: #196 “Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus” led by Eric Brisson, Edie Davis, Norma Duden, Chris Jordan, Mary Stoltman and Melissa Wangen
Lighting of the Advent Candles: Jim & Martha Riley
Special Music: “Worn” – Melissa Wangen and Becky Wisted
Scripture: Isaiah 64:1-9 – Norma Duden
Centering Video: “The Grace and Impatience to Wait” by The Work of the People
Song: W&S #3048 “View the Present through the Promise” v.1 led by Eric Brisson, Edie Davis, Norma Duden, Chris Jordan, Mary Stoltman and Melissa Wangen
Joys and Concerns
Prayers of the People W&S #3049 “Wait for the Lord” [v.1,4] – led by Edie Davis, Norma Duden, Chris Jordan, Mary Stoltman and Melissa Wangen
Closing Song: “The Potter’s Hand” led by Edie Davis, Norma Duden, Mary Stoltman and Melissa Wangen
BenedictionPostlude: “Song of the Nations” – Jonelle Moore