All Ages Christmas Eve Gathering

Join us for a multigenerational evening of singing, reflection and camaraderie!

Order of Service

  • Prelude: Greensleeves, and Ave Maria by Gounod/J. S. Bach,
  • Lea Casini, French horn; Linli Wang, piano
  • Opening Hymn: STLT #253, O Come, All Ye Faithful
  • Welcome
  • Chalice Lighting: Rev. Dr. Dan Lambert
  • Advent Candles
  • Hymn: STLT #244, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
  • Twas the Night Before Christmas: Clement Moore, told by Glen Jacob
  • Hymn: STJ # 1061, For So the Children Come
  • Luke 2:1-20
  • Pastoral Prayer
  • Homily: “Possibility”, Rev. Elizabeth Sollie
  • Choir: The Work of Christmas by Dan Forrest and Howard Thurman
  • Offertory
  • Hymn: STLT #402, From You I Receive
  • Reading: Rev. Marcus Liefert
  • Hymn : STLT #245 Joy to the World
  • Benediction: Rev. Victoria Safford
  • Hymn: STLT # 251 Silent Night with Ritual
  • Extinguishing the Chalice