905 Mifflin Avenue


                                                                         Pastor: Rev. Kelly Smith



Our goal is to be a welcoming and inclusive

church for all people.


December 8, 2019

*Those able are invited to stand



-A Christmas Service of lessons and carols-


Welcome and Announcements                                                                                          


*Hymn                                  “Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming”                              UMH #216


Lighting the Advent Candle                                                    Rebecca and Travis and Family                                                               


-First Lesson-


Scripture                                                                                                                 Isaiah 9:2, 6-7

Reading                                                                                                 Those Who Saw the Star

Hymn                                       “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” (verses 1 & 6)    UMH #211



-Second Lesson-


Scripture                                                                                                             Luke 1:26-35, 38

Music                                             “Song of Mary”

Reading                                                                                                People of Ceaseless Hope


-third Lesson-


Scripture                                                                                                              Matthew 1:18-21

Music                                  “There Is a Great Joy A-coming”

Reading                                                                                                                      First Coming

Music                                                      “Jesus Comes”



-Fourth Lesson-


Scripture                                                                                                                         Luke 2:1-7

Reading                                                                                              In the Middle of the Night

Music                                     “The Inn at the End of the World”



-Fifth Lesson-


Scripture                                                                                                                     Luke 2:8-20

Music                                  “Angels We Have Heard on High”                         UMH #238

(Open with soprano solo – Gloria!)

Reading                                                                                             Aztec Story of the Nativity

Music                                           Hodie, Christus Natus Est”



-Sixth Lesson-


Scripture                                                                                                              Matthew 2:1-12

Reading                                                                                                  In Choosing To Be Born

Music                                             “And the Stars Will Dance”



-Seventh Lesson-


Reading                                                                                                                            Che Jesus

Offering Our Gifts and Tithes


Music                                              “The Best of Rooms”

Offering Prayer

*Closing Hymn               “Love Came Down at Christmas”                             UMH #242




South Avenue and Mifflin Avenue Churches make up the WILKINSBURG CHARGE. 

Not only do we “share” Pastor Kelly, we work together to do ministry in our community and with each other.

South Avenue Church worships Sundays at 10am

Mifflin Avenue worships Sundays at 11:15am

Folks are encouraged to attend whichever worship service is most convenient for them.


Later this month, South Avenue and Mifflin Avenue Churches will come together for a combined worship service on Sunday, December 29th at 10:30am at Mifflin Avenue.