Asbury Memorial Church worship service for December 22, 2019, the 4th Sunday of Advent

Piano Duet with Warren Heilman and Kay Deffley, December 22, 2019


The Prelude for the worship service of the 4th Sunday of Advent ... "Joy to the World". a four-hand piano duet by Warren Heilman and Kay Deffley

Sandy McClouds gives the announcements, December 22, 2019


Sandy McCloud gives the announcements at the Dec 22 worship service

Lighting the Advent Candle of Love at Asbury Memorial Church, December 22, 2019

Lighting of the Advent Candle of Love, Choral Response and Prayers of the People

Margaret CLay & Carlton Angell light the Advent Candle of Love followed by the choral response from the choir. Rev. Susan Karlson then follows with the Prayers of the People

Scripture reading of Matthew 1:18-25

Scripture Reading

The reading of the scripture of Matthew 1:18-25

Billy Hester gives several announcemnts

Announcements & Anniversary

Rev Billy Hester gives several important announcements including info about the Christmas Eve service at 6:30 pm then gives recognition to those who have been volunteering for the church and acknowledges to Rev. Susan Karlson to her promotion and to Danny Beam for his promotion to being music minister at White Bluff Methodist. He also wishes Dottie and Jim Kluttz a happy 53rd wedding anniversary.

Sermon, 'The Unsung Hero' given by Rev. Billy Hester on the 4th Sunday of Advent


Rev. Billy Hester gives his sermon; "The Unsung Hero" based on scripture from Matthew 1:18-25. There are many unsung heroes that play important roles in the lives of many others including you and me.

The MP3 Audio version of the Sermon from Asbury Memorial Church

AUDIO ONLY Version ... MP3 format

The anthem 'The King Shall Come When Morning Dawns' from Asbury Memorial Church choir


The Asbury Choir and musicians perform "The King Shall Come When Morning Dawns", an anthem written by Charles McCartha. Cello: Sarah Povie, Piano: Kay Deffley, Director: Ray Ellis

Cloths for the Cradle at Asbury Memorial

Cloths for the Cradle

An Asbury Memorial tradition, the placing of the Advent cloths into the cradle on the 4th Sunday of Advent. This will be used in the Christmas Eve service for the nativity scene.

The anthem 'The King Shall Come When Morning Dawns' from Asbury Memorial Church choir


Cheri Hester sings the song; "Grown-Up Christmas List" on the 4th Sunday of Advent at Asbury Memorial Church. The song was composed by David Foster (music) and Linda Thompson-Jenner (lyrics) with a verse appended by Amy Grant

The Benediction

Rev. Billy Hester gives the benediction followed by Cheri Hester signing to the congregation as they respond with "Here I Am Lord"

The worship service bulletin

Rev. Billy Hester
Rev. Susan Karlson

Musicians ...
Organ: Kay Deffley
Piano: Ray Ellis
Keyboard: Randy Canady
Bass: Doug Povie
Cello: Sarah Povie

Video Photographer: Patrick Prokop

Sound and Light Technicians
Stephen Swanger
Barry Parker

Internet Editor: Patrick Prokop

Send your comments about this service to Rev. Billy Hester

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