Christmas Eve Worship 2016 – Youth Led Worship

December 24, 2016

5:30 p.m.

Part 1 

  • Ringing of the Bell
  • Words of Welcome:  Christiaan Faul, Youth Director 

Part 2

  • Procession and Placement of the Christ Candle (unlit):  “Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence”   PICARDY

Part 3

  • Call to Worship:  Emma McNiven
  • Opening Hymn – “O Come, All Ye Faithful”    ADESTE FIDELES
  • A Christmas Eve Prayer – Alex Pappas 
     

Part 4

  • Procession of First Candle  –  Candle Bearer, Gabe Weible
  • Special Music: “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”
    • Nick Clark, Oscar Kingsley, Brandon Ouellette

Part 5

  • Scripture Reading and Reflection:   Matthew 6:21 – Lydia Morris

Part 6

  • Hymn:  “Angels, from the Realms of Glory” – REGENT SQUARE

Part 7

  • Procession of Second Candle –  Candle Bearer, Lucas McCarson
  • Special Music:  “The Wexford Carol” –  Alison Clark, Flute

Part 8

  • Scripture Reading and Reflection:  August Kingsley

Part 9 

  • Hymn:  “In the Bleak Midwinter” – CRANHAM

Part 10

  • Procession of Third Candle –  Candle Bearer, Toby Fletcher
  • Special Music:  “God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen” – Lucas McCarson, soloist / Brandon Ouellette, piano

Part 11

  • Scripture Reading and Reflection:  Matthew 2:9-10 – Alison Clark

Part 12

  • Hymn:  “It Came Upon the Midnight Clear” –  CAROL

Part 13 

  • Procession of Fourth Candle –  Candle Bearer, Ethan Willis
  • Special Music: “Winter Snow”  –  Annie and Sam Weible, soloists / August Kingsley, piano

Part 14

  • Scripture Reading and Reflection:  Sam Weible

Part 15

  • Call to Offering:  Nick Clark
  • Offertory:  “Jingled Bells”  Piano, August Kingsley

Part 16

  • Unison Prayer of Thanksgiving and Dedication:  Gabe Weible
  • Lighting of the Christ Candle and Prayer:  Lydia Morris and Ethan Willis
  • Sacrament of Communion:  Rev. Joel Weible, Pastor 

Part 17

  • Communion Music:  “Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence” – Dallas Blair
    • James Bates, trumpet
  • Hymn:  “Silent Night, Holy Night” –  STILLE NACHT
  • Spreading the Light of Christ:  Christiaan Faul

Part 18

  • Charge and Benediction – Christiaan Faul
  • Postlude:  “Joy to the World” – ANTIOCH
    • August Kingsley, organ solo

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