Sermons on Christmas

Sermons on Christmas

Christmas Eve

TRADITIONAL WORSHIPDecember 24 20226:00PM Prelude I Saw Three ShipsWelcomeVoluntary Carol of the Bells (Wilhousky)Lighting the Christ CandleHymn O Come All Ye Faithful (UMH 234, v 1-3, 6)Preparation for PrayerCall to Prayer Christmas Now is Come (v 1)Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s PrayerChildren’s Time Where Children Belong (TFWS 2233)Scripture Luke 2: 1-14 NRSVSermon Luke 2: 15-20 NRSVHymn O Little Town of Bethlehem (UMH 230 v 1-4)Gratitude Moment & Offertory Do You Hear What I Hear (Simeone)The Great Thanksgiving O Holy Night (Adam)Hymns Away In A Manger (UMH 217, v 1-3)What Child Is This? (UMH 219 v 1-3)Sharing the LightHymn Silent Night, Holy…

Rejoice: Christmas Eve

December 24 2021REJOICE: Christmas EveJohn 1: 1-5; LUKE 2: 1-20Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch LIGHTING THE CHRIST CANDLE One: Come, siblings and strangers, friends and foes, seekers and skeptics. We are all welcomed into God’s reign, for tonight we celebrate the birth of our Messiah, the Lord.All: Rejoice in the Lord always; again we will say, rejoice!One: Now, at last, on Christmas Eve, we light our Christ Candle. This candle is the center of our celebration, just as Christ has a…