traditional 9:00 worship service

9:00 am Worship Service    December 4th,  2022

WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                 Pastor Keith Buckbee     


     Mission Moment - Adult and Teen Challenge


     PRELUDE                                            “Cradle Hymn”                                      

                         Cindy Kercher, Karen Hollinger, Barb Kriston, Melissa Erdman



     Lighting the Christmas Wreath                   Janie Tignanelli & Ginny Maat                                                                                                                                                       


     HYMN                                          O Come, All Ye Faithful                                        #249                                                                                  


     THE APOSTLES’ CREED                                                                          Pastor Rob Dagen                                                                    


     HYMN                                                         Doxology                                                       #815


     SPECIAL MUSIC                           “Sweet, Little Jesus Boy”                 

                         Cindy Kercher, Karen Hollinger, Barb Kriston, Melissa Erdman


     MORNING PRAYER                                                                                  Pastor Rob Dagen                     

           The Lord’s Prayer (using debts)


     SCRIPTURE                                           Hebrews 4: 14:5-6                                 Ron Erdman     


     SERMON                                      The Gift of Frankincense"            Pastor Keith Buckbee 


     Holy Communion




HYMN                                     “Let’s Worship and Adore Him”                                    #247


BENEDICTION                                                                                       Pastor Keith Buckbee




Guest Information:


Childcare is available for ages 7 and under during 11:00 services in the nursery room located on the second floor. 

Hearing assistance devices and large print bulletins are available for your convenience.  

Restrooms are located in the lobby and in the hallway near the rear entrance of the church.


Altar Flowers are presented to the Glory of God in loving memory of our parents by

Ed & Cindy Kercher. 


LCCM Wish List: shaving cream, disposable razors (not pink), shampoo, hand lotion, face soap bars, deodorant soap bars, kids’ and junior toothbrushes, toothpaste, dish soap, laundry soap, all-purpose liquid cleaner.


The United Women of Faith will be collecting soap, toothpaste, children’s toothbrushes, shampoo/conditioner, paper towels and toilet paper.  This will benefit LCCM.  Please place items under the Christmas tree in the lobby.  Thank you.


United Women of Faith: We collected 366 items for our Thank Offering service, which benefits the Myerstown Sharing Cupboard.  Your generosity is amazing.   Thank you very much. 


Samaritan’s Purse Shoeboxes: There were 135 boxes collected for Samaritan’s purse.

There was also a $310.00 donation. Thank you to all!  Also a BIG thank you to all who

helped load and carry my car so that I could take them to Myerstown Christian Fellow-

ship. Also, to Dave Gass for helping me take them to the church.    ~ Michelle Umble



 This week at Zion:

Sunday – Youth Group 6-8pm

Monday – Monday’s Bible Study at 6:15pm, Food and refreshments, starting at


Tuesday – Prayer Meeting 2pm, Zion Ringers Rehearsal 4-5:15pm 

Tuesday December 6th - 6:30pm - Blue Christmas Service for all who want a quiet, reflective Christmas service. There will be a time to remember loved ones whom we have lost. 


Please Women’s Bible Study: "Becoming a Contagious Christian", will give some tips and strategies for sharing our faith with others, based on Biblical examples. We will meet on the 2nd Saturday in December 10. 


Making Shopping Bag Mats for the Homeless - START TIME ... 9:00am to 11:00am in Fellowship Hall. We need "shopping bag cutters" and those who can crochet. All are welcome to join us! Meeting: Dec. 10.


Sunday December 11th - Barb Kriston will lead a children's service at our 9:00 and 11:00am services.


Grose Funeral Home is inviting you to attend our Holiday Remembrance Service Sunday, December 11 at 2:00 p.m. 358 W. Washington Ave., Myerstown 717-866-4233 

Joseph P. D’Amato, III, Supervisor The holidays can be a particularly difficult time to cope with the loss of a loved one. It is our hope that this service will provide a comforting forum in which families can find peace during this challenging season. 


Memory Café: No Memory Café this month.  We will resume in January 2023.


Christmas Eve Services - Saturday December 24th 4:00pm and 7:00pm.


Sunday December 25th - A combined service at 10:00am - Christmas Carol Hymn Sing.


Sign-ups for Advent Candle lighting. If you are interested in lighting the Advent Candle on a Sunday morning or Christmas Eve, please sign up at the Information Desk.


I would like to say thank you everyone, for your prayers, phone calls and cards I received during my recovery from surgery. I would like to thank Pastor Keith for his visit and prayer. God Bless My Church Family   --Edith Thierwechter