December 31, 2017: Lessons and Carols

Saturday, January 6, 2018

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FIRST LESSON and CAROL

Scripture                             Genesis 3:8-15                    (Patrick O'Connor)

(Page 3 in the Pew Bible)

 

*Hymn #125                Come, O Long-expected Jesus, All         (Chalice)

 

Reflection    Because what was, is connected to what shall be...

 

SECOND LESSON and CAROL

Scripture                         Genesis 22:15-18                    (Patrick O'Connor)

(Page 16 in the Pew Bible)

 

Hymn #119             O Come, O Come Emmanuel, Vs. 1,4           (Chalice)

 

Reflection    Because what was, is connected to what shall be...

 

THIRD LESSON and CAROL

Scripture                         Isaiah 9:2, 6-7                        (Patrick O'Connor)

(Pages 526-527 in the Pew Bible)

 

Hymn                         The Holly and The Ivy, See Insert                     (Trad.)

 

Reflection    Because what was, is connected to what shall be...

 

FOURTH LESSON and CAROL

Scripture                                Micah 5:2-4                      (Karen Gritzke)

(Page 712 in the Pew Bible)

 

*Hymn #144                O Little Town of Bethlehem, Vs. 1,2,4      (Chalice)

 

Reflection    Because what was, is connected to what shall be...

 

FIFTH LESSON and SOLO

Scripture                              Luke 1:26-38                      (Karen Gritzke)

(Pages 781-782 in the Pew Bible)

 

Solo                                   Breath of Heaven                           (Grant)

Lily Burke, Soloist

 

Reflection    Because what was, is connected to what shall be...

 

SIXTH LESSON and CAROL

Scripture                          Matthew 1:18-23                   (Karen Gritzke)

(Page 737 in the Pew Bible)

 

Hymn #154    While Shepherd’s Watched Their Flocks, All       (Chalice)

 

Reflection    Because what was, is connected to what shall be...

 

SEVENTH LESSON and CAROL

Scripture                              Luke 2:8-16                  (Kier Olsen DeVries)

(Page 783 in the Pew Bible)

 

*Hymn #150           Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Vs. 1,3          (Chalice)

 

Reflection    Because what was, is connected to what shall be...

 

EIGHTH LESSON and CAROL

Scripture                          Matthew 2:1-11                (Kier Olsen DeVries)

(Page 738 in the Pew Bible)

 

Hymn #173          As with Gladness Men of Old, Vs. 1,3            (Chalice)

 

Reflection    Because what was, is connected to what shall be...

 

NINTH LESSON and CAROL

Scripture                              John 1:1-14                  (Kier Olsen DeVries)

(Page 809 in the Pew Bible)

 

Hymn #148                  O Come, All Ye Faithful, Vs. 1,4             (Chalice)

 

Reflection    Because what was, is connected to what shall be...

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