Bring us bright God from yesterday into today and tomorrow. Cheer us with courage. Disturb us with justice. Safeguard us with wisdom. Bless us with wonder. Cherish us with love.  (Ruth Burgess, Iona)

Christmas 1 Bulletin

Shining Waters Regional Council Prayer Cycle:

Today we pray for: Parkwoods United Church, Toronto, Unity United Church, Midland,Runnymede United Church, Toronto

Minute for Mission:

2023 in the Rear-View:  As we reflect on the past year and look forward to a new one, thank you for supporting Mission and Service.


O Holy Spirit, Enter In: "....and in our hearts your work begin".

The hymns and music today… 

The First Nowell (harm. John Stainer, Healey Willam) – Public Domain

In the Bleak Midwinter (w. Christina G. Rossetti, m Gustav Theodor Holst) – Public Domain

I am the Light of the World (w/m Jim Strathdee) – Reprinted and podcast with permission under One License #A-718074 and CCLI Licenses #20425240 and #20425257. 

Twelve Days of Chrismas (unkown aurthor)

Hope Is a Star (Wren, Collier, Holden) - Podcast with permission under One License #A-718074 

As We Offer Gifts (Conrad Kocher)  

Hope  Shines as the Solitary Star (w Chatherine F. McLean, m Janet B. Tissander) - Reprinted and podcast with permission under One License #A-718074. 

Cradle Song (Henry G. Ley)

The Birthday of a King (W. H. Neidlinger) - Public Domain.

God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (English Trad., arr. Steve Calderone) - Public Domain.

Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ (J. Bell) - Reprinted and podcast with permission under One License #A-718074 and CCLI Licenses #20425240 and #20425257. 

Noel (Louis-Claude Daquin) - Podcast with permission under CCLI Licenses #20425240 and #20425257. 

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