Love is the Gift of Christmas

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Call to Worship

Prelude: “Das alten Jahr vergangen ist from Orgelbüchlein” from BWV 614 (J.S. Bach)

Opening Prayer

Gloria –from Angels We Have Heard on High

Children’s message

Anthem “Love Has Come”, Rachael King, soprano

Sermon title: “Love is the Gift of Christmas” The Rev. Kathleen Robertson King Matthew 1:18-25

John 15:12-17

Hymn: Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming

Announcements and Prayer

Sending Hymn: Joy to the World


Postlude “Improvisation on ES IST EIN ROS ENTSPRUNGEN” (Michael Montgomery)


Worship Leaders:

The Rev. Kathleen Robertson King

The Rev. Dr. Seth Weeldreyer

The Rev. Chrissy Westbury

Director of Music, piano: Cindy Hunter

Organist: Michael Montgomery

Rachael King, soprano

Grace Van Hoven, soprano

Marysol Millar, soprano

Joseph Sablan, tenor

One License number: 731778-A

First Presbyterian Church of Kalamazoo

321 W South Street Kalamazoo, MI, 49007

Your Sanctuary in the City… Living Faith