First Sunday in Advent

Welcome St. Paul’s worship on December 3rd, 2023, The First Sunday in Advent

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God's blessings to you this day!


Copyright © 2021 Augsburg Fortress. All rights reserved. Reprinted by permission under Augsburg Fortress Liturgies Annual License #SAS016573.

New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Permission to podcast/stream the music in this service obtained from One License with license #A-715792.


“O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”, Text © 1997 Augsburg Fortress.  Reprinted under #A-715792.

“Fling Wide the Door”, Text © 1978 Lutheran Book of Worship, admin. Augsburg Fortress
Arr. © 2006 Augsburg Fortress. Reprinted under #A-715792.

“The Angel Gabriel from Heaven Came “, Public Domain.

“Love Has Come”, Text © 1996 Living the Natural Way, admin. Music Services, Brentwood, TN. Used by permission. CCLI License # 2532116

“My Soul Proclaims Your Greatness” , Text © 1995 Augsburg Fortress. Reprinted under #A-715792.

“Savior of the Nations, Come”, Text © 1995 Augsburg Fortress. Reprinted under #A-715792.

“What Child Is This?”, Public Domain

“The King Shall Come”, Arr. © 1969 Concordia Publishing House. Used by permission. Reprinted under #A-715792.

 Pre and Post Service Music for Livestream:

“If You But Trust in God to Guide You”, Preformed by: National Lutheran Choir. Text: Georg Neumark, tr. Composite, alt. Stanzas 1, 3, 4 from the New Century Hymnal, Cleveland: The Pilgrim Press, 1995, 410. Word alterations Copyright © 1993 The Pilgrim Press. Permission granted for one-time use. Stanza 2 Copyright © Augsburg Fortress; Music: WER NUR DEN LIEBEN GOTT, Georg Neumark, arr. David Cherwien, Copyright © 2005 Birnamwood Publications, Inc. a division of MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc., Catalog MSM-60-9027.  Used by permission.

“Children of the Heavenly Father”, Preformed by: National Lutheran Choir. Text: Karolina V. Sandell-Berg, tr. Ernst W. Olson; Music: TRYGGARE KAN INGEN VARA, Swedish folk tune, arr. Paul J. Christiansen Copyright © 1969 (renewed 1997) Schmitt, Hall & McCreary. All rights Assigned to and Controlled by Alfred Publishing Inc. (00-SCHCH00912). Used by permission.