Christmas Festival of Readings and Music January 2nd, 2021 Prelude: What Child Is This? Shelly and Rachel Duet Acknowledgement Welcome Opening Hymn: Light One Candle. Light one candle for the Maccabee children
With thanks that their light didn't die,
Light one candle for the pain they endured
When their right to exist was denied;
Light one candle for the terrible sacrifice
Justice and freedom demand,
But light one candle for the wisdom to know
When the peacemaker's t
THIS CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE WILL BE LIVE STREAMED ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE AT 7PM ON CHRISTMAS EVE, DECEMBER 24TH 2021. YOU CAN ALSO FIND THE SERVICE ON OUR YOU TUBE PAGE SHORTLY AFTER. THANK YOU AND MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM ST. PAUL'S CHURCH! Christmas Eve Service Live Streamed at 7pm December 24th, 2021 on Facebook. Prelude: Angels Among Us. By, Becky Hobbs and Don Goodman (Spoken) I was walkin’ home from school on a cold winter day.
Took a shortcut through the woods, and I lost
This service was developed by Heather Hill. This type of service has many names Blue Christmas/ Longest Night/ When Christmas hurts, and she has found it very helpful in her congregation. All Scripture comes from the NRSV. She has given permission for others to use it. Blue Christmas Service: When Christmas Hurts The service begins in silence so all may participate in a time of reflection: May God help each of us to participate tonight and throughout the season as we are
Advent 4, December 19th, 2021 LOVE Prelude: Hail Mary: Gentle Women. By, Carey Landry Hail Mary full of grace,
the lord is with you. Blessed are you among women
and blest is the fruit of your womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, mother of God,
pray for us sinner now
and at the hour of death.
Amen. Gentle woman, quiet light,
morning star, so strong and bright, gentle Mother, peaceful dove,
teach us wisdom; teach us love. You were chosen by the Father;
you were chosen for the Son.
Follow the journey of Mary, Joseph, and their donkey as they travel through the parish. Their first stops are further down and new stops will be added on top. Check back to see their continued travels. December 22 Mary and Joseph are here. They were led here and introduced to us by Kathy Flemington. We are very excited to welcome the weary travellers to our home for nourishment and rest. Mary was very excited to find a baby in the house and she and Joseph had lots of question
Advent 3, December 12, 2021 JOY Prelude: Prepare the Way. SS2 Prepare the way, prepare the way, a flame is burning bright. For Jesus Christ is coming the Way, the Truth the Light. We are the pathways winding roads. We shall be straightened Love will grow. We are the rough roads, smooth and slow, and the valleys that fill the mountains laid low. Prepare the way, prepare the way, a flame is burning bright. For Jesus Christ is coming the Way, the Truth the Light. We are the peop
Advent 2, December 5, 2021 PEACE Prelude: Come O Lord and Set Us Free. CP 113 Refrain Come, O Lord, and set us free. Maranatha. Desert and dry land will grow green in praise; clay will rejoice with full bloom: showers and flowers given birth in dead earth; in colours they echo Love’s song. Come, O Lord, and set us free. Maranatha. Strengthen the hearts of the fearful and weak; be strong; fear not, God is near, coming in power and loosing our bonds, setting the captives fre