Gene Austin, Sermon, 12-24-16


Sequence of Events

Sequence of Events
MC welcomes members and recites opening prayer.
MC introduces worship leader, Rick Knoop
Worship leader sings first three songs.
Worship Leader introduces Pastor Doug Lay.
Gene or Ken delivers the message.
MC steps up and offers a communion prayer and announces communion.
MC requests offerings and delivers announcements while offering is collected.

1. Everyday Fellowship is supporting a number of missionary families. You can donate directly to their mission with a separate check or designated cash amount through Everyday Fellowship. The missions we support are listed on

2. Ken Baehr distributes coats, hoodies, clothing, jeans and shoes to the homeless and people in shelters. If you have extra clothing or shoes, please give them to Ken or drop them by the tech booth. We need sizes "large" and bigger.

3. The men of Everyday Fellowship are invited to the a prayer meeting at 7:00pm at Ken & Sue Baehr's house, See for more information and directions.

4. The women of Everyday Fellowship are invited to a Monday evening Bible Study titled "Art Inspired By His Words", hosted by Connie Cline. Start time is 6:30pm. See Connie Cline or Sue Baehr for directions

5. Prayer requests are listed in the bulletin. The cut-off for new requests is 5:00PM Wednesday evening. Please keep our folks in your prayers.

6. Announcements are posted on the Everyday Fellowship Facebook group and at The worship song lyrics are also published on the website, along with the sermon notes for today's sermon.

7. New Life's Christmas Luncheon Was Great. There were about 200 people there even though the weather was cold and icy. Thanks to everyone for helping with their luncheon and participating in our 5 needy families gift drive.

8. Please look at our FB page for information on our participation with New Life Christian Church in their 2016 Christmas Luncheon and H.U.D.D.L.E. youth ministry toy drive.

After announcements, if collections are still being made, worship team plays background music.
MC says closing prayer.
Worship Leader sings final worship song and dismisses congregation.
MC = emcee
WL = Rick Knoop


Worship Songs

  • The First Noel
  • Angels We Have Heard On High
  • What Child is This?
  • Silent Night