Worship Guide 12.15.19

 Advent 2019 continues this week as we consider the power of rejoicing: of expressing our joy, particularly through song.

We hope you'll join us at 9:00am or 11:00am on Sunday! Here's what to expect during our gatherings.

Call to Worship : Doxology
Reading of Adoration : Psalm 9:1-2
Song of Adoration : Hark!  The Herald Angels Sing
Prayer of Confession based on Psalm 5:11-12
Song of Confession Psalm 126
The Lord's Prayer
Song of Assurance of Pardon & Thanksgiving : Go Tell It On The Mountain
Passing of the Peace
Sermon : The Power to Rejoice | Isaiah 11:1-10; Luke 2:8-12
Song of Celebration of Communion & Sending: Joy To The World
Song of Sending & Response : Go Tell It On The Mountain



We have lots going on this summer and we'd love to have you join us!  Click here to view our calendar and to register for upcoming events! 

The Oaks Women's Christmas Party | SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15

Women of The Oaks, you are invited to our annual Women’s Christmas Party, happening on Sunday, December 15 from 6:00-9:00p at the home of Dana Brooks (4205 Rosedale Road).  Food and drink will be provided, all you need to bring is your presence (and a friend, if you wish!)  RSVP at here or at the Connect Table on Sunday.

The Oaks Kids Christmas Party & Caroling| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17

Kids of all ages are invited to our annual Christmas party!  We’ll be decorating christmas cookies, rehearsing our Christmas Eve song, and going caroling next door at The Woodlands Assisted Living!  Here’s a quick schedule of our evening:

6:30-7:15PM: Party opens with decorating cookies + simple crafts
6:45-7:00PM: Christmas Eve Kids Choir PRACTICE (kids ages 4+) Sign-up to join the Kids Choir here
7:15PM: Walk next door to the Woodlands Assisted Living to Sing Christmas Carols


Each Wednesday morning, we'll be gathering at 6:00am for a brief (30 minute) time of prayer.  Come with your coffee and join us as we enjoy the presence of God together.


To help you prepare for our weekly gatherings, we've put together this weekly playlist containing the songs we'll be singing together this coming Sunday.  Take a listen to prime your heart and mind to worship.  

We've also put together a brand new playlist for Advent with songs to sing as we settle back into rhythms we may have set aside for the summer.  We pray these songs are a blessing to you!