ADVENT WORSHIP 2020
Text of the readings here, and hymns here 

Four Messengers - Preparing the Way

 

Advent - a time to look back in order to look forward, readying ourselves for 
what God will do next by reminding ourselves of what God has already done. 

Organ Voluntary

 

Bidding Prayer

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Bidding Prayer
00:00 / 01:27
Creator alme siderum
00:00 / 01:06
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The Messenger of Love

Reading  -  Isaiah 40:1-11 

A voice cries in the wilderness

 

Hymn - On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry

 

A prayer of intercession

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Isaiah 40
00:00 / 02:10
46 On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry
00:00 / 02:29
Intercession
00:00 / 01:57

The Messenger of Mercy

Reading - Isaiah 52.7-10

How beautiful on the mountains

Hymn - The Lord will come and not be slow

 

A prayer of praise

Prayer of praise
00:00 / 01:05
51 The Lord will come and not be slow
00:00 / 02:27
isaiah 52
00:00 / 00:57
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The Messenger of Justice

Reading - Malachi 3.1-5

Behold, I send my messenger

Hymn - Hark, a thrilling voice is sounding

A prayer of penitence

malachi 3
00:00 / 01:28
38 Hark, a thrilling voice
00:00 / 02:22
Penitence
00:00 / 01:10
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Lord's Prayer
00:00 / 00:49

The Messenger of Freedom

Reading - Isaiah 61.1-3,11

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me

Organ voluntary

 

The Lord's Prayer

Isaiah 61
00:00 / 01:34
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
00:00 / 01:57

The Gospel

Hymn - Thy kingdom come!

Reading - Luke 1.67-79

The Benedictus (the Song of Zechariah)

A Litany - Come, Lord Jesus

Hymn - O come, O come, Emmanuel

815 Thy kingdom come!
00:00 / 02:54
Benedictus
00:00 / 01:46
Advent litany
00:00 / 02:14
45 O come, O come Emmanuel
00:00 / 04:15