A candle burns, the sign of our faith. God of the Baptizing One, come to us again this Advent. May we have a faith that renews our lives. May we live in the light of your promises. (A prayer from the Iona Community, printed in Candles and Conifers.)
Hymn Good Christian Friends Rejoice #35VU
Scripture Lessons: Philippians 4:4-7
Hymn Joy to the World #59VU
Final decisions have been made. Each congregation has chosen what they believe is best for them.