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First Sunday after Christmas Year C

Service contains:

Call to worship: For the ‘in between’ Sunday

Hymn: Sing praise to God who reigns above or All life's praising fills creation

Reading: Psalm 148

Prayer: Great God, your love

Hymn: Great is thy faithfulness or Great god your love has called us here or Love is the axis of

Reading: 1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26

Sermon idea 1: Monologue: Hannah’s neighbour

Hymn: Sing to the great Jehovah’s praise or Hannah coming to the temple

Reading: Luke 2:41-52

Sermon idea 2: Reflection: One lost boy

Poem: Oh why are we searching from cradle to manger? (Luke 2: 41-52)

Hymn: One more step along the world I go or Oh why are we searching from cradle to manger?

Reading: Colossians 3:12-17

Prayer: Year ending

Hymn: Lord, for the years or Through the canyons of creation

Blessing: Joy be with us to take to those in sorrow.

Andrew Pratt (born 1948)
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