Welcome to Cupar Old Parish Church

Order of Service     16th December 2018

Welcome  

Hymn:        Light of the World SF 1419

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

                    Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.

                    Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.

                    Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins

                    as we forgive those who sin against us.

                    Save us from the time of trial and deliver us from evil.

                    For the kingdom, the power,

                    and the glory are yours, now and forever.  Amen

Children’s Message and Presentation of Gifts to Families First

Time for Reflection

Prayer

Hymn:        Once in Royal David’s City CH4 315

                    The soloist will sing the first verse and the congregation joins at verse two

Creation: God’s Gift

                    Genesis 1: 1-5 and John 1: 1-5 

Prayer

Choir:        The Message of the Holly,  Emily Crocker

Covenant: God’s Vision

                    Genesis 12: 1-3 and First Peter 2: 9-10

Prayer

Choir:         In the Bleak Midwinter, Andy Beck

Sin: Our Separation 

                    Psalm 51: 1-3 and Romans 3: 23-25a [21-26]

Prayer

Hymn:        O Little Town of Bethlehem CH4 304

Jesus: God’s Embrace

                    Isaiah 9: 6 and Galatians 4: 4-6

Prayer

Choir:        A Maiden Most Gentle, Andrew Carter

Our Lives: Our Response

                    Micah 6: 6-8 and Colossians 3: 12-17

Prayer

Choir:        Ring Out the Bells, Roger Emerson

Offertory Prayer

Offering

Prayer

Hymn:        It Came Upon the Midnight Clear CH4 303

Blessing                                                      CCL 593406