Welcome to Worship Connection!

Newton, Kansas

Rev. Scott McGinnis, Pastor

 December 13, 2020

God's Timing

THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ADVENT

Lighting of the Advent Candle

Jesus is coming, shout for joy! Joy is a word we see and hear everywhere at Christmas. Joy to the world is the message of the season. Joy is the theme of this day. Two weeks ago we lit the Prophecy candle and remembered those who first spoke the promise of the coming Christ child.

Last week we lit the Bethlehem candle, a symbol of the preparations being made to receive and cradle the Christ child.

The third candle on the Advent wreath is called the Shepherds' candle. It remembers the first in a long line of people who joyfully shared the good news of the Savior's birth.

Three candles, burning bright,

Chasing away the darkness from light.

Three candles, glowing bright,

The blessing of God, giving new sight.

 

Prayer

Dear God, with joy we acknowledge your care and love for us. With joy we acknowledge that our help is in you, the Maker of heaven and earth, our Maker and our re-Maker through the life and death of the One born in Bethlehem. Through faith in him, grant us solid joy that lasts long beyond this Christmas season and that equips us to face

the adversities of life.

Amen.

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GOD’S TITHES AND OUR OFFERINGS

Please mail your offering to P.O. Box 249, Newton, KS  or if you would like to enroll in automatic withdraw, please send a voided check with the monthly amount to to care of Marsha Swander, FPC Teasurer.  Thank you for keeping your church in your thoughts and prayers.

 Please share our service with your friends and neighbors!  God's blessings to everyone! 

 We are blessed with volunteers who can pick-up needed items,

transport you to appointments, etc. 

Please don't be afraid to ask for yourself, or someone you know.  Please call the church (316-283-0504),  Tricia's cell (316-282-2331) or Rojean's cell (316-772-8128) with any needs.

We are all God's children! 

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