We ask that you mail or drop off your gifts, offerings, and tithes. 

We thank you and may God bless each of you.

*Doxology ​# 95 Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow

*HYMN​​​​#249 “There’s a Song in the Air”


CLOSING CHORUS​​​#2164 “Sanctuary”


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Gethsemane United Methodist Church

PO Box 185  

369 Allport Cutoff  

Allport, PA 16821

Church Office Telephone: 814-345-6860

Daycare telephone: 814-345-3809

Church Email address:

Church Website:

WiFi Password: Trustinchrist

Gethsemane United Methodist Church

December 27th, 2020      

9:00 am

Also available by Streaming Live via Facebook


Welcome, brothers and sisters in Christ, 

as we gather for 

Praise Prayer, Word and Worship!

“The field of love is a relational space

a fluid, evolving, interpersonal space 

that we both discover and create 

in relationship with one another.  

We access it in our hearts.  

It is a sacred space that we inhabit together 

as a family or an intimate community.” 

​​​​Lisa Miller

1st Sunday after Christmas

December 27th, 2020      


The Light Shine the Way: 

The Whole Family Is Included

*What the Bible says about a family that keeps 

the hearth fires burning. (Winter Series)

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GATHERING PRAISE SONG          ​It’s Christmas


We are excited that you are worshiping with Gethsemane today.


L: Let us dance with delight in the Lord

     and let our hearts be filled with rejoicing,

P: for eternal salvation has appeared on the earth. 


SCRIPTURE READING       ​​Liturgist: Judy  

Isaiah 61:10-62:3

L. The word of God for the people of God.   

P. Thanks be to God     

HYMN​​​#219 “What Child Is This”


Let us welcome the children: “Jesus Loves Me”.  “Jesus loves me! This I know. For the Bible tells me so. Little ones to Him belong; they are weak, but he is strong. Yes! Jesus loves me, Yes! Jesus loves me. Yes! Jesus loves me. The Bible tells me so”.

PRAYER OF INTERCESSION (In unison after prayer)

Our Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 

Thy Kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses,

as we forgive those who trespass against us.

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

For thine is the kingdom, and the power and the glory forever. Amen 

(Matthew 6:9-13)


“For I was hungry, and you fed me. I was thirsty, and you gave me a drink.  I was a stranger, and you invited me into your home.” 

(Matt 25:35 NLV)

PRAISE AND WORSHIP​Joyful Joyful (Rend Collective)

Midnight Clear/Love Song)


Luke 2:25-32

L. The Word of God for the people of God

P. Thanks be to God 

SERMON​​​ “Our Salvation Has Been Prepared”