Westworth United Church
1750 Grosvenor Avenue, Winnipeg
on Treaty One Territory in the heart of the Métis Nation
December 24, 2018
Christmas Eve Intergenerational Service, 7:00 p.m.
We Gather to Worship
Welcome and Announcements
Candle Lighting & Prelude: “Sussex Carol” John Carter
Carol VU 60, vs. 1,3,5 “O Come, All Ye Faithful” ADESTE FIDELES
Opening Prayer VU 63 “A Christmas Prayer of Confession”
Advent Candle Lighting
Hymn VU 7 “Hope Is a Star” MOON BEAMS
Passing of the Peace
May the peace of the Christ child be with you this holy night.
And also with you.
(Please extend to others a blessing of peace with words such as,
“Peace be with you,” or “Peace,” with the response, “And also with you.”)
We Hear the Word
First Scripture Lesson: Luke 2:1-7
Listen to the Innkeeper
Carol VU 69 “Away in a Manger” CRADLE SONG
Second Scripture Lesson: Luke 2:8-14
Listen to the Angel
Carol VU 48 “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing” MENDELSSOHN
Third Scripture Lesson: Luke 2:15-20
Listen to the Shepherds
Carol VU 73: “The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy” THE VIRGIN MARY
Listen to Mary
Listen to Joseph
Solo: “Cover Him Joseph” Gilbert M. Martin
SOLOIST: Austin W.
Listen to the Star
Cherub Anthem: “Camel, Kneel Softly”
David N. Davenport & Susan Hunt Paterson
Listen to the Magi
Carol VU 74 “What Child Is This?” GREENSLEEVES
Offering: “O Little Town of Bethlehem” Mark Hayes
Offertory Hymn VU 55 “In the Bleak Midwinter” (verse 4)
And now may we hold
Jesus’ love in our hearts.
That we may love others;
God’s peace to impart.
Carol VU 67 “Silent Night” STILLE NACHT
Jewel Casselman, recorder
Carol VU 43 “Go, Tell It on the Mountain GO TELL IT
Postlude: “God Rest You Merry” Wilbur Held
Advent Candle Lighters: The White Family
Readers: Kevin S., Rose M., William L., and
Marilyn A. C.
Ushers: Paul E. and family
Minister: Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd firstname.lastname@example.org
204 489-6974 Ext. 22
Director of Music: Debbie McLeod
Cherub Choir Director: Jewel Casselman
Organist: Dorcas Windsor Westworth Winds Director: Ray McClelland
Minister Emerita: Eleanor Geib
Coordinator of Children, Youth & Family Ministries: Maggie Barnett
204 489-6974 Ext. 23 email@example.com
Office Administrator: Heather Lavery firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Phone # 204 489-6974 Ext. 20 www.westworth.ca
Church Accountant: Jenny Jeffers email@example.com
CHRISTMAS OFFICE HOURS Dec. 25 – Jan. 1 – office will be closed
Donations should be received before Dec. 31, 2018 to be tax receiptable for 2018. Please consider a post-dated cheque to ensure donations get here on time. Thank you.
All Welcome to our Christmas Worship Services!
Carols, Candles and Communion
with Senior Choir
Worship Around The Breakfast Tables
December 30, 2018 in the Gym
10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.
Sharing our favourite carols
Upcoming Events in 2019
Vocal Ascent Concert: Jan. 27, 2019, 7:00pm
Samedi Swing Big Band & Dance: Mar. 2, 2019, 7:00pm
Westworth 2019 Interfaith Dialogue: Responding to the TRC
Mondays, 7-9 pm:
March 11 at Congregation Etz Chayim with Shahina Siddiqui, Muslim, & Elder Theodore Fontaine
March 18 at Manitoba Buddhist Temple with Steve Heinrichs, Mennonite, & Elder Stan McKay
March 25 at Winnipeg Central Mosque with Brian McLeod, Buddhist, & Elder Adrian Jacobs
April 1 at Westworth United Church with Ruth Ashrafi, Jewish, &
Elder Chickadee Richard
The Staff of Westworth United Church
Wish you and your loved ones
A very blessed Christmas aan
A Happy New Year!