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Presbyterian Church of the Covenant Podcast

Christmas Eve Sunday, December 24, 2023

Prelude

Welcome

Call to Worship

Carols of Christmas - (#192) "Angels We Have Heard on High"

Light of the Christ Candle

Confession, Assurance, and KGloria Patri

Special christmas Music - "O Holy Night" by Adolphe Adam - Tim Illick, tenor; Cornel Radulescu, organ

Sermon - "The King Is in the Building" (John 1:1–18) - by Rev. Jason Griffice

Carols of Christmas - (#187) "Away in a Manger"

Receiving of Our Tithes and Offerings

Offertory

Prayers of Christmas

Carols of Christmas - (#195) "Silent Night"

Benediction

Postlude


Angels We Have Heard on High

Angels we have heard on high

Sweetly singing o'er the plains, 

And the mountains in reply

Echo back their joyous strains. 


Refrain:

Gloria

In excelsis Deo. 

Gloria

In excelsis Deo. 


Shepherds, why this jubilee? 

Why your joyous strains prolong? 

Say what may the tiding be, 

Which inspire your heavenly song? 

[Refrain]


Come to Bethlehem and see

Him whose birth the angels sing; 

Come adore, on bended knee, 

Christ, the Lord, the new-born King.

[Refrain]



Away in a Manger

Away in a manger, no crib for a bed, 

The little Lord Jesus laid down His sweet head. 

The stars in the sky all looked down where He lay, 

The little Lord Jesus, asleep on the hay. 


The cattle are lowing, the baby awakes, 

The little Lord Jesus, no crying He makes. 

I love Thee, Lord Jesus! Look down from the sky, 

and stay by my side until morning is nigh. 


Be near me, Lord Jesus! I ask Thee to stay 

Close by me forever, and love me, I pray. 

Bless all the dear children in Thy tender care, 

And fit us for heaven, to live with Thee there. 


Silent Night

Silent night, holy night, 

All is calm, all is bright 

Round yon virgin mother and child. 

Holy infant so tender and mild, 

Sleep in heavenly peace, 

Sleep in heavenly peace. 


Silent night, holy night, 

Shepherds quake at the sight. 

Glories stream from heaven afar, 

Heavenly host sing alleluia; 

Christ, the Savior, is born! 

Christ, the Savior, is born! 


Silent night, holy night, 

Son of God, love's pure light 

Radiant beams from Thy holy face, 

With the dawn of redeeming grace, 

Jesus, Lord, at Thy birth, 

Jesus, Lord, at Thy birth. 

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