Christmas Eve Worship 2017 – Youth Led Worship

meth and neurontin DECEMBER 24, 2017 5:30 p.m.

buy modafinil israel PART 1  

  • iruña de oca conocer gente joven Words of Welcome – Ashia Stoess, Student Minister
  • web para conocer gente en llaurí Procession and Placement of the Christ Candle (unlit)
  • Call to Worship (from Luke 1:46-55) – Emma MacNiven
    • Leader: God has looked on us all with favor tonight.
    • People: From now on all generations will call us blessed!
    • Leader: God has done great things for us.
    • People: For God humbles the powerful and lifts up the lowly!
    • Leader: Our souls magnify the Lord!
    • People: And our spirits rejoice in God our Savior!
    • ALL: LET US RAISE A JOYFUL SHOUT TO THE LORD OUR GOD!
  • Opening Hymn:  “My Soul Cries Out with a Joyful Shout” – CANTICLE OF THE TURNING

PART 2 

  • Scripture Reading:  Luke 1:26-45 – Jackie Meade
    • The Birth of Jesus Foretold / Mary Visits Elizabeth

PART 3  

  • Lighting of the Hope Candle – Robbie Hymes
  • Special Music:  “Mary did You Know?” – Nick Clark and Oscar Kingsley, Saxophone

PART 4  

  • Reflection – Nick Clark & Annie Weible
  • Scripture Reading:  Luke 1:46-56 – Lucas McCarson
    • Mary’s Song of Praise

PART 5  

  • Lighting of the Faith Candle – Crain Gardiner
  • Special Music:  “Christmas Lullaby” – Annie Weible, Soprano

PART 6  

  • Scripture Reading:  Luke 2:1-7 – Alex Pappas
  • Hymn #53:  “What Child is This?” – GREENSLEEVES
  • Call to Offering – Oscar Kingsley

PART 7  

  • Offertory:  “O, Holy Night” – Emma MacNiven, Piano
  • Prayer of Dedication (unison) – Ethan Willis
    • Thank you, God of love, for the promise of this season. We are grateful for the generosity aroused in us by Christ’s coming into the world. May these gifts represent a new spirit of joyous sharing among us, for the sake of all your children everywhere. Amen.
  • Scripture Reading:  Luke 2:8-20 – Gabe Weible
    • The Shepherds and the Angels
  • Lighting of the Joy Candle – Alex Pappas
  • Congregational Hymn:  “For Everyone Born” – FOR EVERYONE BORN

PART 8 

  • Sacrament of Communion
    • “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” – arranged by Dallas Blair
      • Matt Killion, Organist / James Bates, Trumpet

PART 9  

  • Scripture Reading:  Matthew 2:1-12 – Toby Fletcher
    • The Visit of the Wise Men

PART 10  

  • Lighting of the Peace Candle – Lucas McCarson
  • Special Music:  “Light of the World” – Ashia Stoess, Annie Weible, and Lucas McCarson

PART 11   

  • Reflection – Lucas McCarson, Jackie Meade, Alex Pappas
  • Lighting of the Christ Candle – Toby Fletcher
  • Hymn #60:  “Silent Night, Holy Night” – STILLE NACHT

 

PART 12  

  • SPREADING THE LIGHT OF CHRIST
  • Charge and Benediction – Reverend Joel Weible, Pastor
  • Extinguishing the Candles
  • The Ringing of the Bell
  • Postlude:  “Joy to the World!” – G. F. Handel
    • James Bates, Trumpet

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