Dec. 8, 2019 Advent- 2 The Grandmothers of Jesus Rev. Dr. Twining F. Campbell
Following the Westminster Chimes Dr. Imre Szilas plays the Prelude: Christmas Suite by Franz Liszt.
Norm Haynes leads the congregation in the Prayer for Illumination and then reads the lesson: Luke 2:8-20.
Rev. Dr. Martha Campbell leads the congregation in the Prayers of the People and the Lord’s Prayer.
The congregation and choir sing: What Star Is This with Beams So Bright accompanied by the Westminster Trio (Imre Szilas – piano, Bowie Bossendorfer – drums, Twining Campbell – bass guitar).
Rev. Dr. Twining Campbell gives the sermon based on the Shepherds and the account of Rahab (Joshua 2) and how God wants all of us to welcome outsiders because of what they believe.
Following the Charge and Benediction the service closes with the Postlude, played by Dr. Imre Szilas,: Christmas Suite (conclusion) by Franz Liszt.