Rev Dr Richard Chung
December 24, 2021
Late Service 10 PM
Order of Worship Service | December 24th, 2021 at 10 pm & On Demand
Prelude: O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fidelis) arr. Charles Callahan
Welcoming & Call to Worship
Minister: I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people: to you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, who is the Messiah, the Lord.
All: Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace among those whom he favours!
Carol: “O Come, All Ye Faithful” VU 60
Lighting the Advent and Christ Candles
One: In the last four Sundays, we’ve lit Advent candles: hope, peace, joy, and love in anticipation and preparation for the coming King.
Tonight, is the night for which we have been waiting.
The Advent wreath is completed with the Christ candle in the center. God came into the world so that none would live in darkness.
All: Glory to God in the highest!
One: The light shines in the darkness
All: and the darkness does not overcome it.
One: This is the good news for all people: to us is born a Saviour, who is Christ the Lord.
All And things will never be the same.
One: The world has been transformed.
All: It is made new with hope, peace, joy and love.
One: Let us pray:
All: Source of light, shine in our lives and in your world with your transforming power. Through Jesus Christ our Lord we pray. Amen.
Carol: “Once in Royal David’s City” VU 62
Scripture Reading: Luke 2:1-20
Anthem: “Night of Silence” with Silent Night: by Daniel Kantor and Silent Night – traditional
Solo: “Gesu Bambino” Pietro A. Yon and Frederick H. Martens; Arr.: Linda Spevacek
Christmas Blessings to All!
We acknowledge we worship on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. We thank them for having cared for this land and look forward to relating with them as covenant people of God as we continue to care for this land together.
Worship with us
December 26 at 10:30 am or on demand anytime when we continue the Narrative Lectionary Series with Lessons and Carols.
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