Child of Bethlehem, when your fingers wrap themselves around one of ours, and your eyes focus on our face, you look for love in us: love for friends, for God and strangers, love for the Earth, love for enemies, love that says, ‘yes’ to life.  (Ruth Burgess, Iona)

Christmas Eve Bulletin


There is No Silent Night:  ....Are we willing to change the world, and, in changing,
meet the Child?

Your Sacred Signature:  God of love and life

The hymns and music today… 

O Come, all Ye Faithful, (vss 1-4) (w/m John Francis Wade, trans Frederick Oakeley) - Public Domain

O Little Town of Bethlehem,  (w Phillips Brooks, m Lewis Henry Redner) - Public Domain

Away in a Manger, (w unknown, m William James Kirkpatic, arr. Desmond Hassell) - Reprinted and podcast with permission under One License #A-718074. 

Hark! the Herald Angels Sing, (w Charles Wesley, m Felix Mendelssohn) - Public Domain

Silent Night, (w Joseph Mohr, m Franz Xavier Gruber, Engl. trans John Freeman Young) - Public Domain

We Light This Candle (CMayberry, Kai) - Reprinted and podcast with permission under One License #A-718074 and CCLI Licenses #20425240 and #20425257. 

As We Offer Gifts (m Conrad Kocher)

Mary's Boy child, (J. Hairston)

It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, (Sears, Willis, arr. Lewis)

O Holy Night, (A. Adam)

Holy is the Night, (J. Strathdee) - Reprinted and podcast with permission under One License #A-718074. 

Shepherd's Pipe Carol (J. Rutter)

Ave maria (Franz Schubert) - Public Domain

Go Tell It on the Mountaine (arr. Kirby Shaw)

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