Theme: Loving God, draw us to worship the Child in the manger.
your light shone brightly in the stable of Bethlehem:
draw us to worship the Child in the manger
and use us to tell the story of his love to the world;
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
1st Reading: Isaiah 9:2-7
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO Luke 2:1-14
PRAY together AT THE TIME OF COVID-19
AUTHOR OF LIFE,
HEALER OF THE NATIONS;
GRANT US COURAGE TO FACE OUR TRIAL,
GIVE US WISDOM TO FIND RELIEF, GIVE US FAITH TO BE RESPONSIBLE
AND GRANT US YOUR SALVATION
FOR JESUS CHRIST’S SAKE. AMEN.
Commission & Benediction
As we prepare to leave
Lord Jesus, give us grace
On earth to love You more,
In Heav’n to see Your face,
And with Your saints adore.
May you have the spirit of Christmas, which is Peace.
The gladness of Christmas which is hope
The heart of Christmas which is love. And the blessing of God Almighty…. Father, Son and Holy Spirit be with you all, this night and always.
Let us go in peace to love and serve the Lord,
In the name of Christ. Amen.