Welcome in Jesus’ Name!
Christmas Eve Service 7:00PM
For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6
Prelude & Welcome
Grace Choir ~"Christmas Is Coming!" Directed by Deni Skutshek and accompanied by Ellie Schindel on piano & Julia Emmond on organ
Opening Praise ~ O Come All Ye Faithful #45 LBW
First Lesson ~ Isaiah 9:2-7
Special Music ~ "Beautiful Star of Bethlehem" by Full of Grace, accompanied by Ellie Schindel on piano
Christmas Gospel Part 1 ~ Luke 2:1-5
1st Gospel Hymn ~ O Little Town Of Bethlehem #41 LBW
Christmas Gospel Part 2 ~ Luke 2:6-14
2nd Gospel Hymn ~ Angels We Have Heard On High #71 LBW
Christmas Gospel Part 3 ~ Luke 2:15-20
3rd Gospel Hymn ~ Hark! The Herald Angels Sing #60 LBW
The Christmas Message ~ Pastor Ed Skutshek
Lighting of the Candles ~ "Silent Night" Violin Duet by Stephanie & Aimee Vant Geloof
Candle Hymn ~ Silent Night, Holy Night #65 LBW
Closing Prayer and Benediction
Closing Praise ~ Joy To The World! #39 LBW
A warm welcome to all our visitors! We’re delighted to share this Candlelight Service with you. Please sign the guest book in the narthex or fill out the ‘Welcome to our Worship Service’ cards, found in the back of the pews. Join us tomorrow for Christmas Day Service with Communion at 10:30AM and on Sunday for Contemporary Worship Service at 9:00AM with Praise Band or Traditional Worship Service at 10:30AM. You are always welcome at Grace Lutheran!
Have a Blessed & very Merry Christmas!