First Sunday of Advent -- November 29, 2020




Out of an abundance of care and caution, the people of Resurrection Lutheran Church, Moose Pass United Methodist Church, and Seward United Methodist Church continue to bring you an online worship experience. Even when we move toward gathering together, carefully, we recognize that it will be safer for many to continue with “virtual worship.”

Today is the First Sunday of Advent, with the theme of HOPE. Pastor Ben Bohart is providing the prayers today while Pastor Jim provides the message: “FINDING HOPE IN OUR UNCERTAINTIES.” We have several special Advent activities today. We have a lighting of the Advent candle followed by a song of response from Carolyn Roloff. Jamie and Raelene from the Lutheran VBS team are giving our children’s sermon. We also will have some traditional carols as part of our worship today.

Here are today’s Thank Yous:

—Thank you to Nathan Drake of Reawaken Hymns. We’ll be hearing quite a bit from Nathan over Advent.

—Thank you to the Victoria Methodist Church choir and orchestra for their version of “Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus.”

—Thank you to Carolyn Roloff for singing “Light One Candle to Watch for Messiah”. Written by Wayne L. Wold. Copyright Fortress Press. Page 630 of the Lutheran Hymnal.

—Thank you to Kayla and Naomi of Trinity Reformed Church for “Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming”.

—Thank you to Elliot Bowman for his a cappella version of “O Little Town of Bethlehem.” Hymn recorded by J. Elliot Bowman

—Thank you to The Work of the People for their video “I Am Present” with a poem from Kelly Ann Hall and music from The Brilliance.

—Thanks, as usual, to Sue McClure for pre-worship music that is provided as a separate video upload.

Worship will be “Premiered” on the Seward/Moose Pass UMC Facebook page at 10:30 AM but will thereafter be available on the Facebook Page and our YouTube Channel. You may also find Sue McClure’s pre-worship music there.

Seward/Moose Pass UMC CCLI License for Music & Streaming #11205680.

Seward/Moose Pass UMC One License for Music & Streaming # M-400610.

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