SCOTTISH CHARITY NUMBER SC006235 THE CHARITY’S LEGAL NAME St Andrews Church of Scotland: Dumbarton

Order of Worship

Sunday 15th December 2019 at 10:00am

Service led by Members of the Congregation

 Organist: Matt Harvey

Hymn = Church Hymnary 4   MP = Mission Praise   JP = Junior Praise

Welcome & Notices

Call to Worship

Hymn: 282 Christmas is coming! (verses 1, 2 & 3) and                                                  Lighting the Advent Candle

Bellsmyre Campus School Choir

Hymn: 273. O come, O come Emmanuel

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer.  Alan McBride

Reading: Christine Button

Isaiah 9: 2-4a,6-7.   Isaiah 11: 1-9

Hymn: 315. Once in Royal David’s City

Reading: Alan McBride

Jeremiah 31: 31-34.  Micah 5: 2, 4-5a

Hymn: 285 The Angel Gabriel from Heaven came

Reading: Jann Dunn

Luke 1: 26-38.  Matthew 1: 18-24

Hymn: 300 The Virgin Mary had a Baby Boy

Reading: Alma Mbalanga

John 1: 1-14

Hymn: 314 Child in the manger

Prayer for others and Prayer Tree:  Jan Dunn

Uplifting of the Offering

Prayer of dedication

Hymn: 323 The First Nowell the Angel did say

All Together: The Grace

Choral Amen



For pastoral matters this week please contact Rev Ian Johnson

We welcome the choir from the Bellsmyre Campus this morning and are looking forward to hearing their Christmas songs for us.

Thank you to all who contributed gifts to the Woman’s Refuge on Gift Sunday. The Retiring Offering for them raised 60

St Andrew’s is invited by Grant Hamilton to join him and the congregation at The Cutty Sark on Sunday 22nd at 6:00pm for a traditional Carol service with mulled wine and mince pies and plenty of opportunity to socialise at the end. Some of our members will be playing and / or singing and it should be a very relaxed celebration of Christmas together.

Dates for your diary

Thursday19th December No Prayer meeting this week

Friday 20th December Aitkenbar School Service at 9:30am

Sunday 22nd December Christmas Service

Tuesday 24th December Christmas Eve Service at 7:00pm

Sunday 29th December Service at 10:00am


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