December 24, 2021: Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve, December 24, 2021


Scripture: Luke 2:1-20

Note: this is the complete service. A previous video ended abruptly, and has been retired.

  • “Christmas Tapestry,” Pauline Olsen, organ; Donna Grubbs, piano
  • “Christmas Medley,” arr. by Megan Cylwik, harp
  • “O Holy Night,” words by John Sullivan Dwight, Music by Adolphe Adam; Patty Shoop, vocals
  • Lighting of the Advent candle: Christy Holy and Lawrence Charters
  • Tableau with Mary, Joseph, Shepherds, and Angel: Mary, Joseph, and Angel: Julie, Marc, and Avonlea Lawrence; Ole Olson, JoAnn Sahs-Cavin and Alana Schmicker, shepherds
  • Carol 219: “What Child Is This,” by William C. Dix
  • Carol 240: “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing,” by George Whitefield
  • Bethlehem Barn: Jerry Wright, Narrator; Randy Grubbs, Donkey; Margaret Cox, Cow; Judy Croonquist, Lamb
  • “Christmas Lullaby,” by John Rutter; Trinity Octet – Bill Baughman, Ken Burres, Judy Croonquist, Stacey Fradkin, Randy Grubbs, Patty Shoop, Jim Stoffer, Cynthia Zenner
  • Carol 217: “Away in a Manager,” anonymous.
  • Carol 238: “Angels We Have Heard on High,” traditional French carol
  • Special Music: “Ave Maria,” by Franz Schubert; Stacey Fradkin, vocals
  • Scripture: Luke 2:1-20; Judy Stevenfeldt
  • Sermon: “And She Gave Birth,” Pastor Joey Olson
  • Carol 239: “Silent Night, Holy Night,” traditional German carol
  • Benediction Carol 246: “Joy to the World,” by Isaac Watts, Georg Friederich Handel
  • “Joy to the World” from “A Medley of Christmas Favorites,” Arr. by Michael Celli; Pauline Olsen, organ