Bulletin December 15, 2019

Pauline Taylor —  December 12, 2019

The Worship of God

December 15, 2019

11:00 AM

The prelude music is a time for beginning worship.  Observing a time of silence and prayer will free the congregation to focus on the worship of God.

The Prelude                                                                                     Mrs. Beth Braun

Welcome, Announcements, and Lord’s Prayer                      Mr. Will Silvestre

*The Call to Worship Hymn # 107   Come, Little Children                             

The Lighting of the Advent Candle JOY                                 Mrs. Diane Tinsley

Prayer and Dedication of the Soldier Bags                           Dr. Cecil Chambers

*The Offertory Hymn # 118           What Child is This?

The Offertory “The Little Drummer Boy” by Beth Braun, Carolyn & Rick Tinsley

*The Doxology

The Path to Bethlehem

Arrange by Russell Mauldin

Musical Selections Include:

Bethlehem Overture

O Come All Ye faithful (with congregation as directed)

We give You all the glory…We give You all the glory!

We give You all the glory…Christ…the Lord!

O Little Town of Bethlehem/ The Glory of Christmas

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing/We Three Kings

How Far…To Bethlehem?

Swaddling Clothes –    Beth Braun, soloist

It’s Still the Greatest Story Ever Told!

How Far…To Calvary?

Come to Bethlehem/Joy to the World! (with congregation as directed)

He rules the world…with truth and grace,

And makes…the nations prove!

The glories of…his righteousness…

And wonders of His love, and wonders of His love…

And wonders…wonders…of His Love!

The Benediction                                                                                  Dr. Chambers

Congregational Response:

Peace, peace, peace on earth…and good-will to all men!

This is a time for LOVE!  This is a time for JOY!

Now let us all sing together…of PEACE, PEACE, PEACE on earth!

Silent Night, Holy Night… all is calm, all is bright!

Round yon virgin…mother and child!  Holy infant…so tender and mild!

Sleep in heavenly peace…Sleep in heavenly peace!

* Please stand if you are able.        


We are happy that you have come to worship with us.  We pray that you will be blessed by joining us in the praise and worship of our LORD.  

Homebound Members

Remember our homebound members this week in prayer.  Take time to send a card or call to Mr. William Jennings, Symphony Manor, 12411 Gayton Road, Henrico, VA 23238.

Wonderful Wednesday Dinner with Santa

Dinner will be served at 6 o’clock on Wednesday in the Wright Fellowship Hall.  The menu:  Chicken Tenders, Tato Tots, Green Beans, Fruit, Rolls, Dessert. Make your reservation by signing the list posted on the back hall bulletin board or by calling the church office by 10:00 am on Monday.

7:30 p.m. Choir Rehearsal

Thursday – Choir Sings at the Airport for the Troops – 5:30 – 6:30 PM

Everyone is invited to come out, hear the music and help give out the gift bags that have been prepared for the troops. They will be in the American Airlines area.  If you have signed up to ride in the vans, please be at the church no later than 3:45 p.m. as they will leave at 4 o’clock.

Mission Action

This month we are making snack packs for the homeless.  It is easy to do and we would love your help.  Take a gallon size zip bag and fill it with: 1 breakfast bar, pop tart or power type bar;  1 pop top or hand held soup; 1 peanut butter crackers; 1 snack item, cookies, chips etc.; 1 potted meat or Vienna sausage; 1 apple sauce, small fruit cup or raisins; 1 juice box/small drink; napkin, plastic fork or spoon.  Leave your bags in the Sunday School office mission action box.

Gift Baskets

We are gathering items to fill baskets that our deacons will deliver to our homebound members this Christmas.  If you would like to help, check out the suggested list in the December Communicator or bring things you think they would enjoy.  You may leave them in the Sunday School office.

There are large envelopes to receive your Christmas Cards for the homebound on the table in the fellowship hall by the piano.

The Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service…

.. will begin at 5:30 PM on the 24th.   Bring family and friends for this beautiful service of worship with music and communion!


Skipwith Baptist Church

1900 Skipwith Road

Henrico, Virginia 23229


The Third Sunday of Advent

Rev. Dr. Cecil J. Chambers, Minister

Mr. Richard A. Tinsley, Music Minister

Mrs. Bethany H. Braun, Organist/ Pianist

Mrs. Pauline K. Taylor, Ministry Assistant