DisciplesNet Worship #495: Advent 1 (Smith 12.01.2019)

What does it mean to us that Christ entered into this material world? Pastor Russ uses Psalm 19:1-4a to talk about the meaning of the incarnation, Jesus becoming flesh without losing godhood and discusses how this compares to two heresies…

DisciplesNet Worship #495: Advent 1 (Smith 12.01.2019)

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What does it mean to us that Christ entered into this material world? Pastor Russ uses Psalm 19:1-4a to talk about the meaning of the incarnation, Jesus becoming flesh without losing godhood and discusses how this compares to two heresies that confronted the early church.
Join us for 28 minutes of prayer, scripture, a number of favorite hymns, preaching as well as communion. You may choose to participate, or simply meditate as we tell of Jesus’ invitation to “do this in remembrance of me.” If you would like to share with us at the table that goes beyond earthly boundaries of time, place, and structure, we ask that you prepare a piece of bread of some type and a drink such as grape juice, wine, or water. As we pray, our prayers extend to where you are. If you are unable to eat or drink, you may want to use a symbolic gesture or mental symbol as you come together at this table of remembrance with us.
(Scroll down for an Order of Worship)

We hope that as you join us for worship you will feel a blessing from being part. Please tell friends, family, and others you know about our online church that is here with doors that are always open, walls as wide as the world, and always room at the table.

ORDER OF WORSHIP:
1. Opening background music: “What Child is This?” – Bev Heid
2. “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” – Brian Keith Wallen, Holly Garrett, Dean Phelps
3. Pastor’s Prayer with Lord’s Prayer: Pastor Audrey
4. “Come Thou Long Expected Jesus” – Dean Phelps & Twana Harris
5. Psalm 19:1-4a read by Susan McNeely
6. Message: “Part of Creation” Pastor Russ
7. “What Child is This?” – Dean Phelps & Twana Harris
8. Communion: Pastor Bob
9. “In Remembrance of Me” – DisicplesNet singers
10. Sending Out
11. Credits
— background music: – “What Child is This?” – Bev Heid

If you would like to chat with one of our pastors, including talking more about belief in God, becoming a Christian or following Christ, or living as a disciple of Christ, please email us at [email protected], or contact us using the contact information on our website, disciplesnet.org, or our Facebook page, DisciplesNet Church.

INVITATION TO GIVING:
DisciplesNet Church is a not-for-profit church that exists to cross barriers and boundaries to share the Good News of God’s redeeming love. We rely on the gifts of our online viewers as we continue to grow and extend our nets around the world.

We also extend the invitation for you to be part of the DisciplesNet ministry by giving a one-time gift, or ongoing, including a tithe. Even the smallest of gifts, like the mustard seed, has a way of growing in amazing ways to share God’s word and the love of Jesus Christ. We have a giving page on our website, disciplesnet.org, and email address: [email protected]

God bless you, and thank you for joining us!

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