Christmas Eve                                                                                                          December 24, 2020

Prelude:                                                            "Carol"                                       Ralph Vaughn Williams
                                                 Tom Tatton, viola; Barbara Hoff, piano

Call to Worship
    All people on earth, praise the Lord!
        Praise God’s glory and might!
    For unto us a child is born
        Whose name is Emmanuel, God-With-Us!
    Bow down when the Holy One appears;
        Tremble before the Lord, all the earth!

Carol                                                 “O Come, All Ye Faithful”                                #234 vs. 1,2,3 & 6

Lighting the Christ Candle                         Debbie and Jim Livingston with Josie and Oliver Main

Children’s Time                                                                                                              Kasey P. Lindsay

                                                                    Link to coloring page

Carol                                                  “O Little Town of Bethlehem”                                  #230 vs. 1-3

The Christmas Story                                      Luke 2:1-20

Meditation                                         “Don't Pack Up Christmas”                     Pastor Gilbert Stones

Carol                               “Away in a Manger (with Infant Holy, Infant Lowly)                 

                         Pacific-Northwest United Methodist Annual Conference Virtual Choir

Offering We are grateful for those who have continued to support the ministries of Trinity United Methodist Church during these difficult times. If you would like to make a gift this Christmas season you may click here to go to the Online Giving page.

Offertory                                                “Two French Carols”                                      arr. Hal Hopson
                                                 Barbara Hoff, organ; Marian Kaser, piano

Response                                                                          (verse 4 of “In the Bleak Midwinter” #221)

Prayer of Dedication

Carol                                                        “Joy to the World”                                       #246 vs. 1, 2 & 4

A Prayer for Christmas Eve

Candle Lighting                                        “Silent Night”                                                    #239 vs. 1-3


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Thanks to everyone who made today’s service possible
Tom Tatton - Viola
Barbara Hoff - Organ and Piano
Marian Kaser - Piano
Kay Bolin - Mountain Dulcimer
Rich Bolin - Hammer Dulcimer
Jora Landis - Vocals
Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editing
Rich Bolin - Music Coordinator
Pacific-Northwest United Methodist Annual Conference Virtual Choir
Kasey P. Lindsay; Rich Bolin; Mary Anne Meyer - Video Recording


children's Time

It's Christmas Eve and time to finally light all of the candles of the Advent Wreath!