Our Worship Service
January 6, 2019

Epiphany Sunday

The entire worship service


The announcements from Chris Fahey.

Call to Worship

The Call to Worship ... Rev. Billy Hester

Hymn: "We Three Kings:
The congregation sings "We Three Kings" with the kings ... Chuck Long, Chuck Eyler and Will Telljohann

Scxripture Reading and Prayer

Scripture Reading from Matthew 2:1-12
Rev. Bob Chvatal & Rev. Jan Durham

Introduction to "Betelehemu"

Introduction to the anthem "Betelehemu" from Ray Ellis ... Making the sounds of the rainforest.

Anthem: "Betelehemu"
The Asbury Memorial Choir, along with the congregation starts off the anthem with the vision of the rain-forest with sound effects then sings; "Betelehemu", A Nigerian Christmas Song. Soloist and director: Ray Ellis.Words and music by Wendell Whalum and Via Olatunji, arranged by Barrington Brooks. Congos played by Doug Povie.

Hymn No. 242

"Love Came Down at Christmas"

Pre Sermon Announcements
Rev. Billy Hester gives several pre sermon announcements and acknowlegements

Rev. Billy Hester's sermon is titled "The Myrrh's the Thing" on the Day of Epiphany Sunday. Scripture connection is from Matthew 2:1-12.

AUDIO ONLY Version ... MP3 format

Invitation to Holy Communion

Reverend Claire Marich with Reverends Jan Durham and Bob Chvatal

Communion Song:

Danny Beam sing ""God is Calling You (to the Family Table) during the communion service at Asbury Memorial UMC.

Communion Music:

The Asbury Memorial Choir sings "There is a Balm in Gilead" and "Have Thine Own Way Lord" during the communion service. Piano played by Ray Ellis. Soloist: Sharon Page, Barbara Gooby and Stephen Reed.

Closing Hymn No 245

The congregation sings "The First Noel"

The Benediction:

Rev. Billy Hester gives the Benediction. Cheri Hester leads the congregational response by signing "Here I Am Lord" as the people follow and sing.

The worship service bulletin

Rev. Billy Hester
Rev. Claire Marich
Rev. Jan Durham
Rev. Bob Chvatal

Musicians ...
Organ: Kay Deffely
Piano: Ray Ellis / Kay Deffley
Keyboard: Randy Canady
Bass & Congos: Doug Povie

Video Photographer: Patrick Prokop

Sound and Light Technicians
Stephen Swanger
Chris Kincade
Internet Editor: Patrick Prokop

Send your comments about this service to Rev. Billy Hester bghester3@comcast.net

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