Order of Service 12.18.22

Online and In Person

Reverend Nica Eaton-Guinn

A Wonderful Holiday Pageant

Come celebrate Hanukkah, Solstice and the Christmas Story in our service today. We need all hands on deck for our family friendly, fun, participatory pop-up Christmas Pageant. We will also send Rev. Nica off with love and encouragement in this, her last Sunday service with us, before her sabbatical begins. Please join us for a special multi-generational service, followed by fresh latkes for all after the service.

Welcome – Reverend Nica Eaton-Guinn

Introduction – Shane Niebergall 

Opening Hymn – “Frosty the Snowman “

Chalice Lighting – Shane Niebergall

Time for All Ages – Del Maghen reading “Too Many Latkes “

Manna Collection – Shane Niebergall

Offering Words – Shane Niebergall

Offering Music – “Somewhere In My Memory” Performed by The Chalice Holiday Choir 

Joys and Sorrows – You may write your Joys and Sorrows in the chatbox during the service if you are online. If you are in person please fill out an index card.

Winter Solstice Meditation – Dana Ryon

Meditation Song – #1063 “Winter Solstice Chant”

A Christmas Pageant – Presented with NO Rehearsal! 

Hymn – #246 “O Little Town of Bethlehem” vs. 1 & 2 only

Hymn – #228 Once in Royal David’s City vs. 1 & 2

Hymn – #239, “Go Tell It on the Mountain!” v. 1 and 2 

Hymn – #231 “Angels We Have Heard on High.” vs. 1 & 3

Sabbatical Sending Off Ceremony – Shane Niebergall

Closing Song – “We Wish You A Merry Christmas” 

Benediction – Reverend Nica Eaton-Guinn

Announcements – Shane Niebergall

Postlude – Anthony Concepcion

After Service – Latkes in our Social Hall 


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