First Presbyterian Church of Santa Rosa



    Worship Service - December 26, 2021

    If you are visiting our Online Worship for the first time, we welcome you. It is our hope that you encounter God and are enriched by your worship with us. The first video is a continuous worship experience eliminating the need to click on each video individually.

    The format below is designed for you to click your way through each element which together forms a cohesive and whole worship experience.




    Prelude: Sleepers, Wake! A Voice Astounds Us! (BWV 645)

    J.S. Bach
    John Pavik, Organ



    Celebrating God’s Presence

    Let Us Worship God Together

    Rev. Dr. Kent Webber



    Hymn: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

    Charles Wesley | Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
    Eileen Haynes, Terry Haynes, and Chris Studer, Vocals
    John Pavik, Organ



    Carol: Infant Holy, Infant Lowly

    Edith Margaret Gellibrand Reed | Linda Mawson
    Eileen Haynes, Terry Haynes, and Chris Studer, Vocals
    John Pavik, Organ



    Affirmation of Faith

    Rev. Dale Flowers



    Carol: O Come All Ye Faithful

    By C. Frederick Oakeley | John Francis Wade
    Penny Cleary, Eileen Haynes, Terry Haynes and Chris Studer, Vocals
    John Pavik, Organ



    Proclaiming God’s Word



    Scripture Readings: Matthew 2 (NRSV)

    Tim Stafford is reading Scriptures this week.

    The Scripture readings and text are included in the sermon video. You may also refer to the passage using this link.



    Sermon: Jesus - Safe Savior or Challenging Lord?

    Rev. Dr. Kent Webber



    Questions for Reflection



    Encouraging God’s People




    Carol: Joy to The World

    Attr. George Frideric Handel | Arr. Lowell Mason | Isaac Watts
    Penny Cleary, Eileen Haynes, Terry Haynes and Chris Studer, Vocals
    John Pavik, Organ



    Morning Prayer

    Pastor Dale Flowers



    How can we pray for you?

    Even though some of us are unable to gather together in one place right now, we are committed to praying for you. Click here to submit your confidential prayer requests to our Director of Caring Ministries.




    Offertory & Reflection: Unto Us Is Born a Son

    By Richard Purvis
    John Pavik, Organ



    Serving God’s World



    Hymn: Go Tell It On The Mountain

    Chris Studer, Vocals
    John Pavik, Organ



    Benediction

    Rev. Dr. Kent Webber



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