Christmas Eve Children’s/Candlelight Service – Luke 2:10-12

Christmas Eve Children’s/Candlelight Service – Luke 2:10-12

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A Changeless Christmas for a Changing World!

A Hymn of Christmas Joy                                   “Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful”
7th & 8th grade sings verses 1-2 
Congregation sings vs 3-4
Welcome by Pastor Olson
Invocation
The Confession of Sins
7-8 Recitation
Pre-K & K Recitation
Pre-K & K Song: In a Little Stable
Pre-K & K Song: The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy
1-2 Song: Away in a Manger
1-2 Recitation
3-4 Recitation
3-4 Song: What Child is This? 
5-6 Recitation
5-6 Song (Chimes): God Loved the World So That He Gave (Congregation will sing verses 1, 3 and 4 following the introductory verse with the chimes)
Lighting of the Christ Candle
Children’s Message (children ages 3-10 are invited to come forward and sit at a safe distance from one another and sit in front of the steps)
Christmas Prayer
Confession of Faith
Sermon:                                                                            Luke 2:10-12
The Christmas Thank Offering
A Responsive Prayer at Christmas
Distribution of the Candles
The Lighting of the Candles
A Christmas Prayer
Lord’s Prayer
Congregational Hymn: CW # 60                                         “Silent Night! Holy Night!”
The Christmas Blessing
Extinguishing of the Candles