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St. John's Lake View

Christmas season is here.
Christmas tree.

Welcome to St. John's
Whether you are visiting or exploring what it means to have faith in God, you are welcome here. No matter what your cultural or ethnic tradition, your lifestyle, your situation or need, you are welcome here. Wherever you are in your spiritual journey, you are welcome at St. John's.


Merry Christmas and may God's Grace and Holly Spirit be with you during this special time.

Our Christmas Eve service will begin at 7:00 p.m. with the singing of carols and the Children’s Pageant followed by the Eucharist at 7:30.
All children and young people are welcome to participate in the pageant.

There will be a worship service on Sunday, Christmas Day at 10:00.

Christmas Eve, December 24, 2005
“The Shepherd’s Story”    
    Readers: Aimee Pitcher, Taylor Shearer, Harley Vane
        Hark! The Herald Angels Sing             87            
        It Came Upon a Midnight Clear          89         
        O Come All Ye Faithful                          83
        Unto Us a Child is Born                        98
        Away in a Manger                                  101
        Go Tell It On the Mountain                   99
        Prelude: Nowell  arranged by Wedgwood       Clarinetist Ron Newton
THE WORD OF GOD                      
        Hymn #100 - Joy to the World         
    Acclamation and Collect for Purity                Prayer Book Page 355
    Gloria                            Hymnal S280
    Collect of the Day                           
    First Reading - Isaiah 9:2-4, 6-7
        Hymn #115 - What Child is This?     
    Psalm 96:1-4,11,12   
    Second Reading - Titus 2:11-14
        Hymn #96 - Angels We Have Heard on High                    
    The Gospel - Luke 2:1-20               
    Homily                           The Rev. Elizabeth Tattersall
    The Nicene Creed                        Prayer Book 358
    Prayers of the People                  Prayer Book 387
    The Exchange of the Peace        Prayer Book 360     
    Eucharistic Prayer A                    Prayer Book 361     
    Sanctus                            Hymnal S129
    The Breaking of the Bread          (All are welcome to receive communion)
    Vocalists: Kathie Davidson and Mary Ann Helman
        Hymn #111 - Silent Night   (in candlelight)               
    The Lord’s Prayer                        Prayer Book 364
    The Blessing 
    Dismissal                                       Prayer Book 366
Organ Postlude played by Organist Shirley Newton

Christmas Day, December 25, 2005
THE WORD OF GOD               
        Processional Hymn #83 - O Come All Ye Faithful     
     Acclamation and Collect for Purity                                 355
     Gloria                            S280             
     Collect of the Day                                       Insert
     First Reading - Isaiah 62:6-7, 10-12           Insert
     Psalm 97:1-4, 11, 12                         726
     Second Reading - Titus 3:4-7                    Insert
     Gospel Hymn #96 -Angels We Have Heard on High   
     The Gospel - Luke 2:[1-14] 15-20                Insert
     Homily                        The Rev. Dn. Betty Ihfe
                            Member, Preachers-in-Training Class
     The Nicene Creed                         358
     Prayers of the People                         
     Exchange of the Peace                     360         
     Offertory Hymn #87 - Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
     Eucharistic Prayer                          361
     Sanctus                                S130
     The Breaking of the Bread       
          (All are welcome to receive communion)
     Post Communion Prayer                      365
     The Blessing 
         Recessional Hymn #100- Joy to the World
     Dismissal                              366

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