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Second Sunday of Advent – Year C

Service Contents:

Hymn: Hills of the north, rejoice or For all the world the mystery is waiting

Prayer: Advent Prayer

Canticle: Luke 1:68-79

Poem: This is my child

Either Hymn: Long ago, prophets knew or Robed in righteousness and beauty (inspired by Baruch 5:1-9)

or that below, after the reading from Malachi.

Or Reading: Malachi 3:1-4

Hymn: Lord, for the years or A messenger is coming

Reading: Philippians 1:3-11 Luke 3:1-6

Sermon idea: Monologue/reflection: A year to remember

Poem/Meditation: Crazy, ragged, ranting prophet

Hymn: On Jordan's bank, the Baptist's cry or The world is a-turning, God set it a spinning

Prayer: Ever-present God

Hymn: Of the Father's love begotten or The years have turned

Blessing: God will be with us through temptation and doubt.

Andrew Pratt (born 1948)
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