Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service
December 24, 2017
Prelude begins at 7:00 p.m.

Isaiah 9:2-7; Psalm 98; Luke 2:1-20

Hymns/Congregational Song
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing – MENDELSSOHN
One Candle Is Lit – CRADLE SONG
All the Ends of the Earth (Psalm 98) – Richard Proulx
O Little Town of Bethlehem – ST. LOUIS
It Came upon the Midnight Clear – CAROL
The First Noel – THE FIRST NOEL
Angels We Have Heard on High – GLORIA
Silent Night – STILLE NACHT
O Come, All Ye Faithful – ADESTE FIDELES

Choral and Vocal Music
Creator of the Stars of Night – Plainsong, Mode IV
The Virgin’s Slumber Song – Max Reger, arr. Richard Proulx
Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming – arr. Michael Praetorius
The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy – West Indian Spiritual, arr. Robert DeCormier
Of the Father’s Love Begotten – Plainsong, Mode V
O Holy Night – Adolphe Adam
Good News, the Savior Is Born – Glenn L. Jones

Music for Organ
Nativity Song – Seth Bingham
Contemplation on Divinum Mysterium
In dulci jubilo
– Marcel Dupré
Sussex Carol – Dale Wood

Music for Harp
Blessed Mary “Muire Bheannaithe” – Traditional Irish carol
That Night in Bethlehem “Don niche úd im Beithil” – Traditional Irish carol
Christ Child’s Lullaby “Taladh Christa” – Traditional Scottish carol


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