2017 12 17 Extra Large Bulletin Christmas Music (click to download)
- Handbell Prelude – Carol of the Bells (Mykola Leontovich. arr. Brendlinger)
Hark how the bells, Sweet silver bells, All seem to say Throw cares away…
Gaily they ring while people sing, Songs of good cheer, Christmas is here
- Welcome and Invitation to Worship – Dwight Kimberly
- Combined Children’s Choirs – The Rainbow and Shining Star Singers
- Away in a Manger with Be Near
- Sing We All Noel
- The Angel’s Song
- Recitation – What God’s Love Does (Catherine of Sienna, 1347-1380) Introduction: Irv Brendlinger. Reciters: Monserrat Garcia, Elizabeth Hernandez, Danyela Hernandez
- The Birth of Christ Through Scripture and Carols: Reciters: Maria Garcia, Sofia Rodriguez-Brahms, Hector Rodriguez
- Once In Royal David’s City
- Break Forth, O Beauteous, Heavenly Light
- Lo, How A Rose E’er Blooming
- O Little Town of Bethlehem
- O How Joyfully
- Away in a Manger, Kirkpatrick
6. Open Worship
In the silence, open yourself to God and let God guide your thoughts.
As you listen, the Spirit may direct you to share what you have received.
(For helpful guidelines, see the brochure in the pew rack.)
7. Choir: Only Begotten, Word of God Eternal
8. Offering: O Holy Night (Adolphe Adam, Arr. Brendlinger)
Reflection: Long lay the earth in sin and error pining,
Till He appeared and the soul felt its worth.
A thrill of hope from all the earth there echoes,
For yonder breaks a new and glorious morn…
9. Closing Prayer – Irv Brendlinger
11:30 am Forum Class: Fred &Viola Gregory on Global Nutrition, room 121.
11:30am Games for Children and Families, Downstairs.
1:00pm Fiesta Navideña. A celebration including Lunch in the Friendship Center. Everyone is invited.
7:00pm Eclectic Christmas Band Concert. Pie will be served after the concert, in the Friendship Center.