Our Christmas Eve Service of Lessons and Carols
The Prince of Peace
December 24, 2018

Prelude: "I Wonder as I Wander

Kay Deffley

The Gretchen Greene Dancers begin the Christmas Eve Service at Asbury Memorial with the Liturgical Dance to "O Come, All Ye Faithful"

The Asbury Memorial Choir sings "God Bless Us Everyone", an anthem with words and music written by Alan Silvestri and Glenn Ballard and arranged by Joseph Martin for The Walt Disney Music Company. Soloist: Nick Deffley. Director: Ray Ellis. Piano: Kay Deffley

Lessons and Carols

Lesson 1:

Pam Sears reads from Luke 1:26-38
Kristen Kelso Sings "Christmas Lullaby" as her sister, Madeline performs a liturgical interpretive dance

Lesson 2:
Callie Downing reads from Luke 2:1-7
The Choir Sings "I Believe"
Soloist: Alice Burris, Director: Ray Ellis,Piano: Kay Deffley

Lesson 3:

Dottie Kluttz reads from Luke 2:8-12
The Gretchen Greene Dancers perform the liturgical Dance: "Do You Hear What I Hear?"

Lesson 4:
Pam Sears reads from Luke 2:13-20
The Gretchen Greene Dancers perform the liturgical Dance: "Go Tell It on the Mountain!"

Lesson 5:

Callie Downing reads from Matthew 2:1-11
Randy Canady sings "Joseph's Song"

Lesson 6:

Dottie Kluttz reads from Matthew 2:12-15, 19-23; Luke 2:40
Jamie Kelso sings "Mary Did You Know?" as David Alley plays the guitar

Lesson 7:
Pam Sears read from John 1:1-9
The youth and adult choirs sing; "Carry the Light"

David Alley reads "One Solitary Life"
as Joseph and Mary carry the Christ Child to the cradle. Hank investigates and asks to hold the baby then depicts the breaking of the bread (body) for Holy Communion

Holy Communion Chants
"Spirit of the Living God"
"Come, O Redeemer, Come"

Christmas Eve at Asbury Memorial ... Lessons and Carols ...
Silent Night

The worship service bulletin

Photos from the Service

Rev. Billy Hester

Musicians ...
Organ: Kay Deffely
Piano: Ray Ellis / Kay Deffley
Keyboard: Randy Canady
Bass: Doug Povie

Video Photographer: Patrick Prokop

Sound and Light Technicians
Les Sears
Barry Parker
Internet Editor: Patrick Prokop
Special thanks to Lawrence Staab for the use of his Video Recording Equipment

Send your comments about this service to Rev. Billy Hester bghester3@comcast.net

Sunday Worship Service 11:15 AM           (912) 233-4351            Fax: (912) 233-5026            Email: church@asburymemorial.org