Christmas Eve Service – Gifts of the Season

Christmas Eve Service Thursday, December 24, 2015  7 p.m.

GIFTS OF THE SEASON

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  • Prelude                        Instrumental
  • Welcome
  • Christ Candle Lighting
  • Opening Song “Good Christian Friends, Rejoice” Chal. 164, vss. 1-3
  • Children Worship & Wonder

Gifts of the Advent Season

Theme Scripture                      Character                     Songs

  1. Peace Isaiah 9:1-7                 Animals                      The Friendly Beasts
  •  Congregational Song “Let There Be Peace on Earth”
  • “The Friendly Beasts” sung by children & parents
  • (GREEN)
  •  CHILDREN UNDER 3rd grade
  1. Hope Luke 1:26-38               Mary
  • “Skit & dance” to “Breath of Heaven.
  • (BLUE)
  •  CHI-RO
  1. Faith Matthew 1:18-24        Joseph
  •  (PURPLE)
  •   NO Congregational Song.
  •   CYF
  •  Presentation of series of boxes with cross inside innermost.
  •  Solo performance
  1. Joy Luke 2:8-20                 Shepherds
  •  (GOLD/YELLOW)  Joy balloon
  • ELDERS
  • Congregational Song: While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks, Chal. 154, vss. 1-4
  •  Brief sayings about joy of being elders/shepherds.
  1. Love Luke 2:1-7                   Jesus
  • (RED)
  •   CCF
  •  Congregational Song: Love Came Down at Christmas, New Century 165, vss. 1-3
  •  Reading a poem
  •  Baby Jesus in box.
  1. Grace Matthew 2:1-12          Magi                CMF
  •  White blanket
  •  Congregational Song: As With Gladness, Chal. 173, vss. 1-3

Closing:

  • Invitation to Offering & Communion
  • Passing out of Candles
  • Closing Song “Silent Night” Chalice 145, vss. 1-4 with “Peace, Peace”
  • Benediction

Videos of the service: (portions may not be present)

 

A joyful thanks to Amy D. for organizing and planning this service and all whom also organized and participated!!!!

A personal thanks to our media team who worked this event Perry Mattern and Scott Ferguson and Bob Phillips for the prep work…Mairi

 

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