Thursday, December 24

Christmas Eve Worship

Merry Christmas! Tonight we celebrate the birth of Christ and share his light with each other and the world. Songs include O Come, All Ye Faithful and Silent Night. The message includes a scene from Christmas 1986, courtesy of Perfect Strangers. Many thanks to Jenny Gilles for compiling the candlelight video. And thanks to all who participated by passing the light along!

Here's the order of worship found in the video at the end of this post:
  • 00:00 Carol: O Come, All Ye Faithful
  • 03:13 Welcome
  • 04:06 Call to Worship: Isaiah 9.2-7
  • 05:05 Opening Prayer
  • 05:41 Scripture: Luke 2.1-20
  • 08:27 Message
  • 17:30 Institution
  • 18:31 Communion Prayer
  • 19:58 Lord's Prayer
  • 20:27 Fraction
  • 21:09 Lighting of the Christ Candle
  • 21:26 Sharing the Light of Christ
  • 31:39 Benediction: Luke 2.29-32 (Song of Simeon)
  • 32:10 Carol: Silent Night
Merry Christmas!

1 comment:

  1. Absolutely incredible celebration of the night before His birth in light of our current environment. Would be hard-pressed to do any better in person! Remarkable how the whole service was tailored to complement the challenges we currently face. Can't wait for tomorrow!