Christmas Eve Bulletin

Christmas is one of the holiest days of the Christian year. It begins a 12-day celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.

Prayer:

Give Us the Courage to Welcome Christ: A Christmas prayer

2021 KAIROS Palestine Christmas Alert: A glimpse on Palestinians' life inside and outside Palestine and the unity in struggle, resistance, and hope.

Images used in worship video...

Bulletin Cover – vidar-nordli-mathisen-GziisbL6k_s - Unsplash 

O Come, All Ye Faithful – Mike Labrum - Unsplash 

Away in a Manger Michael Payne - Unsplash 

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing siw_grisa_angel_8158.jpg 

What Child Is This Joy Filled Days 

In The Bleak Midwinter – Jonathan Knepper - Unsplash 

Silent Night – Dreamstime

Hope Is A Star - landscape.jpg

The hymn recordings today are from...

Christmas with The Cellar Singers, Aurora United Church Chancel Choir, Aurora United Church Handbell Ensembles, and YouTube 

O Come, All Ye Faithful - Public Domain. Used with permission. Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. October 14, 2019. Podcast with permission under One License #A-718074 and CCLI Licenses #20425240 and #20425257. 

Away in a Manger - Public Domain. Used with permission. The Cellar Singers of Orillia, Simcoe County and Muskoka. Podcast with permission under One License #A-718074 and CCLI Licenses #20425240 and #20425257. 

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing – Public Domain. Used with permission. Peninsula United Church. December 20, 2020. Podcast with permission under One License #A-718074 and CCLI Licenses #20425240 and #20425257. 

What Child Is This – Public Domain. Used with permission. The Cathedral Singers, Richard Proulx, conductor. Holy Name Cathedral, Chicago, IL. August 28, 2016. Podcast with permission under One License #A-718074 and CCLI Licenses #20425240 and #20425257.

Silent Night – Public Domain. Aurora United Church Chancel Choir. November 21, 2021. Podcast with permission under One License #A-718074 and CCLI Licenses #20425240 and #20425257.

In The Bleak Midwinter – Public Domain. Used with permission. Sing Along Piano Hymns. November 3, 2020. Podcast with permission under One License #A-718074 and CCLI Licenses #20425240 and #20425257.

Hope is a Star – Aurora United Church Chancel Choir. November 21, 2021. Reprinted and podcast with permission under One License #A-718074 and CCLI Licenses #20425240 and #20425257.

Joy to the World (arr. Valerie Stephenson) AUC Handbells. Podcast with permission under One License #A-718074. Podcast with permission under One License #A-718074.

How Far Is It To Bethlehem (Trad. English carol, arr. Stan Pethel) AUC Chancel Choir. November 21, 2021. Podcast with permission under One License #A-718074.

Gloria: 1st Movement (John Rutter). AUC Chancel Choir, EmBellished Handbell Ensemble, the Aldbury Gardens Brass Quintet, and Jamie Drake, timpani. Carols by Candlelight, 2019. Podcast with permission under One License #A-718074.

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