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THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA
Bethany United Church, Carbonear
Clergy: Rev. Dr. Wayne M. Cole
Organist:  Michael Williams, FSCO
Supply Organists: Sharon Dean, Ruth Davidge Louise Drover
Caretaker: Wayne Parsons        Secretary: Judy Legge                                                              Office Hours: Tuesday to Friday 9 am – 2 pm
Website: http://www.bethanyunitedchurch.com

 

December 16, 2018
3rd Sunday of Advent
CHRISTMAS CANTATA – 11am
PRELUDE

WELCOMING AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Please come and join us for Coffee & Conversation immediately following this morning’s service in the auditorium downstairs.

OPENING HYMN: It Came Upon the Midnight Clear VU#44

LIGHTING THE 3RD ADVENT CANDLE – JOY
As we continue our joyous journey to Christmas, we light the third Advent Candle of Joy and we are ready to welcome the baby Jesus with Joy in our hearts as He is the King of Joy.

THE ADVENT SONG … first 3 verses

Light the 3rd Candle of Joy …. Daphne & Randy Pike

CHRISTMAS CANTATA
“The Gospel according to ….. (revised)”
Luke … Anthony Moores
Matthew … George Power
Mary … Daphne Pike
Joseph … Randy Pike
CHOIR: In the Bleak Mid Winter (Harold Barke)

CHOIR: Still, Still, Still (Austrian Carol:
John Rutter / Walter Ehret)

CHOIR: The Angel Gabriel (Basque Carol:
Sabine Baring-Gould / Edward L. Stauff)

CHOIR: Gesu Bambino (Pietro A. Yon / Frederick H. Martens)
CONGREGATION HYMN: Away In A Manger VU #69
Please stand as you are able

CHOIR: Sweet Little Jesus Boy (Robert MacGimsey)

CHOIR: How Tender the Shoot (Kathy Powell:
Based on Isaiah 11 & Luke 2)

OFFERING

HYMN: Gentle Mary Laid Her Child VU #46

DOXOLOGY

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE & THE LORD’S PRAYER

CLOSING HYMN: Go Tell It on the Mountain VU#43

COMMISSIONING (Unison)
God has indeed made us Glad; for God will send us a Savior who will teach us how to live joyfully, peacefully, hopefully. Rejoice people of God, for such is God’s great love for us.

BENEDICTION (Minister)