Pastor: First Church of the Brethren
The prophets of Israel keep hope alive in the hearts of the Jewish people. A Messiah will come in the fullness of God’s time.
Isaiah 9:1-7, Micah 5:2Carol Come Thou Long Expected Jesus
Lesson 2: (Evelyn)
Just as promised in the fullness of time God’s promised is fulfilled, Jesus, the Messiah, is born in Bethlehem of Judea.
Carol O Little Town Of Bethlehem
Lesson 3: (Mike D)
A choir of angels announce the Good news to Startled shepherds near Bethlehem. This is a symbol that the Messiah comes for all.
Carol Angels We Have Heard On High
Lesson 4: (Michelle)
Eastern astrologers are attracted to a new bright star in the eastern sky, they seek the new King which the star announces.
Choir Anthem: “Come Follow That Star” by Price and Besig
Lesson 5: (Mike S)
And so the event that would change the world unfolds in an obscure Judea village – and all who hear the story and believe
can never be the same! Christ, the Messiah, God’s anointed One, our Savior, is born!
Carol Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
Lesson 6: (Jeanne)
And so we remember, how on that silent night nearly 2000 years ago, a baby was born, everything changed, the Light of the World has come! WE can never be the same!
John 1:1-5, 9-12
Carol Joy To The World