First Parish Church Manchester by the Sea Sunday, December 4, 2022
Join us for our music filled worship, stay for the message, and refresh your spirit!
Second Sunday of Advent, 10 AM. 10 Central St and streamed on Facebook, FirstParishChurchManchesterMa.
Worship led by Rev. Dr. Llewellyn P. Smith, retired pastor of Mass. U.C.C. congregations in East Milton and West Gloucester and active in our Congregation, singing in the Choir, and chairing and serving on our Education, Nominating, Mission and Executive Committees.
Sermon Pointing Toward Christ
Music led by Dr. Herman Weiss, First Parish Choir, Paul Knox, and Rebecca Shrimpton.
Sunday school meets at the Church 10 AM
Prayers can be requested on our website Prayer Wall, firstparishchurch.org
10 AM Worship Pledge Sunday, Outreach and Service, 10 Central St and streamed on Facebook, FirstParishChurchManchesterMa. All are welcome to join us.
The Day is Surely Drawing Near – Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)
African Noel – arr. Andre J. Thomas (1952) Russell Lane, percussion
For Behold, Darkness Shall Cover the Earth; The People That Walked in Darkness – G. F. Handel
People Look East – Besancon carol, words by Eleanor Farjeon, arr. Malcolm Archer.
God Be with You – Ralph Vaughn Williams (1872-1958)
Hymns There’s a Voice in the Wilderness, Silent Night, Comfort, Comfort ye, My People
Scripture Bethany Wood, Isaiah 1:1-10, Matthew 3:1-12
Lighting the Advent Candle: Peace The Argento Family
Deacon Nancy Peterson