Lessons and Carols 2019

A SERVICE OF LESSONS AND CAROLS 

Dec. 15, 2019
8:15 am & 10:45 am

                                               UNDER CONSTRUCTION

PRELUDE       xxxxxxxxxxxxx       arr.               
               We Three Kings J. H. Hopkins/ arr. Matt Riley
                         Michael Barta, violin soloist

WELCOME, RITUAL OF FRIENDSHIP, ANNOUNCEMENTS 

INTROIT  People, Look East      arr. Howard Helvey

CALL TO WORSHIP 

*HYMN       
BIDDING PRAYER
THE LORD’S PRAYER  Choral Response

LIGHTING OF THE ADVENT CANDLES

READING Isaiah 9: 2, 6,7 (Christ’s birth and kingdom are foretold by Isaiah)

CAROL Prophets of Old      Randy Vader/arr. Jay Rouse

READING  Luke 1: 26-35, 38 (The angel Gabriel salutes the Blessed Virgin Mary) 

CAROL

READING  Micah 5: 2-4 (The prophet Micah foretells the glory of Bethlehem) 

CAROL    The Light Has Come       Lee & Susan Dengler

READING  Luke 2, 1-7 (Luke tells of the birth of Jesus)

CAROL Peace, Peace      Rick & Sylvia Powell/arr. F. Bock
                   xxxxxx, soloist

READING  Luke 2: 8-16 (The angels appear to the shepherds)

CAROL      Shepherd Carols       arr. Joseph Martin

READING Matthew 2: 1-12 (The visit of the Wise Men)

HYMN  

OFFERTORY  Do You Hear What I Hear       arr. Matt Riley

CAROL
READING  John 1: 1-14 (St. John unfolds the great Mystery of the Incarnation)

CAROL   Jesus, What a Wonderful Child         arr. Joel Raney

*HYMN 

*BENEDICTION  Choral Response

POSTLUDE   The Sound of Christmas         David Clydesdale