Jim  Pot
December 24, 2020
Jim Pot
Minister
Traditional Candlelight Christmas Eve Service

Candlelight Christmas Eve, 7:30 PM   Traditional Lesson & Carols Service   

Prelude

Words of Welcome 

Solo: Vivaldi’s  “Qui sedes ad dexteram Patri (Thou who sits at the right hand of the Father”)  

Lighting of the Christ Candle

Solo: “O Holy Night”  

Reading: Isaiah 9:2-7

Carol: “O come, all ye faithful”   (159:1,4,5)  

Reading: Luke 1:26-38 

Carol: “On Christmas night all Christians sing”  (162:1,3,4)  

Reading: Matthew 1:18-23

Anthem: “Christmas Lullaby”  

Reading: Luke 2:1-7

Carol: It came upon a midnight clear” (148:1,2,4,5)  

Reading: Matthew 2:1-6   

Carol: “Good King Wenceslas”      

Reading: Luke 2:8-14   

Carol: “While shepherds watched their flocks by night”  (138:1,2,3,4,5,6)  

Reading: John 1:1-5; 14 

Carol: “What child is this?”   (161:1,2,3)  

Reading: Luke 2:15-20

Carol: “Angels we have heard on high”  (147:1,2,3,4)  

Christmas Eve Message   

Carol: Silent Night    (154:1,2,3)  

Benediction 

Carol: Joy to the World (153:1,2,3,4)  

Postlude: “Votre bonte grande Dieu”   Claude Balbastre   

Guest Musicians: Susan Toman, harp; Kevin James, violin; Brigitte Amyot, violin, Aiden Fleet, cello  

Organist: Simon Pinsonneault                                                                                                             

Singers: Joan Coulter, Caroline Johnston, Susan Kingsbury, Phil Winkelaar, Linda Winkelaar, John Young                                                                                 

Readers: Laurie Fyffe, Tom & Fae Burnie, Natalie Simeu, Michael & Katie Munnik, Jay Anderson, Victor Soares & Folwe Valentin, Jen Buie, Xiaoyan Li

Videography: Ernest Ruppenthal                                                                                                         

Minister: Jim Pot