THE FOURTH SUNDAY IN ADVENT (DECEMBER 20, 2009)

posted Dec 15, 2009, 9:03 AM by Pastor Trinity   [ updated Dec 15, 2009, 9:49 AM ]
Liturgical Calendar: Fourth Sunday in Advent
Liturgical Color: Blue
CONFESSION AND ABSOLUTION
Hymn of Invocation: 361 O Little Town of Bethlehem      LSB 361
Invocation     LSB 151
Exhortation     LSB 151
Confession of Sins     LSB 151
Absolution     LSB 151

SERVICE OF THE WORD
Introit      Introit for The Fourth Sunday in Advent 1 Sam. 2:1b, 2, 5b–7; antiphon: Luke 1:46b– 47
Kyrie     LSB 152
The Hymn of Praise is Omitted During Advent
Salutation and Collect of the Day      Collect for The Fourth Sunday in Advent
Old Testament Reading    Micah 5:2–5
Epistle    Hebrews 10:5–10
Common Alleluia and Verse     LSB 156
Holy Gospel    Luke 1:39–45
Hymn of the Day: 334 O Lord, How Shall I Meet You      LSB 334

Christmas Story by Sunday School Children
Sung by the Children
Hymn: 364 Away in a Manger      LSB 364
Hymn: 392 God Loves Me Dearly      LSB 392
Sung with the Congregation
Hymn: 363 Silent Night, Holy Night

Apostles' Creed   
Prayer of the Church
Offering
Offertory     LSB 159
Lord's Prayer   
Benediction

Hymn: 338 Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus      LSB 338