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In preparing for this service of Lessons and Carols, you may want to gather:

  • the blue Hymnal Worship Book (HWB) (blue)
  • the purple Sing the Story (STS) songbook
  • a Christ candle to light with us, as well as a taper candle to light as we sing Silent Night together at the end of the service

A Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols
Bethel College Mennonite Church
December 24, 2020

Prelude— Pat Friesen                                                                                                         

Welcome— Dawn Yoder Harms                                                                                                

Lighting the Christ Candle— Renee Reimer 
Oh, how joyfull­y HWB 209                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Lesson 1— Isaiah 9:2, 6-7— Dale Schrag     
Lo, how a rose e’er blooming— HWB 211                                                                                      

Lesson 2— Isaiah 11:1-4a, 6-9— Austin Prouty
Come, thou long expected Jesus— HWB 178                                                                                   

Lesson 3— Luke 1:26-38— Carol Flickinger
No wind at the window— STS 11                                                                                                  

Lesson 4— Luke 2:1-7— Aaron and Theodore Tschetter
Helpless and hungry— Bethany Schrag and Renee Reimer— STS 26
What child is this— HWB 215                                                                                                       

Lesson 5— Luke 2:8-14— Addison Zerger   
Angels we have heard on high— HWB 197                                                                                    

Lesson 6— Luke 2:15-20— Andrew Thiesen
Break forth, O beauteous heav’nly— HWB 203

Offering our prayers                                                                                                                    

Lesson 7— John 1:1-5, 9-14— Jeanette Leary

Candle lighting 

Please join us in creating a sea of light as you light your candle, wherever you are gathered

Silent night— HWB 193                                    


Many thanks to:

Musicians:  Verlene Garber, Esther Kreider Eash, Renee Reimer, Barbara Thiesen, Dawn Yoder Harms, Bethany Schrag, Ron Garber, William Eash

Scripture readers: listed in order of worship

AV technicians: Ben Lichti, Ken Lamp, Monica Lichti

Video Editor: Esther Kreider Eash           

Service planners: Barbara Thiesen and Dawn Yoder Harms

Banners:  Robert Regier, creator; Susie and Bill Swartley, Matt Koontz, display

Other worship visuals:  Decorations Committee