CHRISTMAS PROGRAM - DANA AND SUE TALLEY

Scripture Reading:  Isaiah 40:1-4

Comfort Ye (Messiah) and  Hallelujah!  G. F. Handel

Scripture Reading:  Luke 1:26-33, 39-43

Ave Maria,   F. Schubert

Gesu Bambino,   P. Yon

Carol Medley,  S. Talley

Scripture Reading:  Heb. 1:1-6 

What Child Is This? , Traditional

Troparion: Today the Virgin,  Arr. S. Talley

Apolitikion:  Thy Nativity, O Christ ,  Arr. T. Heckman 

O Pure Virgin,  Arr. S. Talley

Slavic Carol (Heaven and Earth),  Arr. S.Talley

Scripture Reading:  Philippians 2:5-11

I Wonder as I Wander, J. J. Niles

Joy To The World, (in Greek), G. F. Handel

The Holly and the Ivy S. Talley

Scripture Reading:  Matt. 25:31-40              

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Sweet Little Jesus Boy,  R. MacGimsey

Noel,  S. Talley

O Holy Night,  A. Adam

Offertory         

The pastor or pastors might read the Scriptures, offer an opening and closing prayer, preach the sermon, and handle the offering (Sue will play an offertory); The program is about 2 hours in length depending on the sermon.

Other possibilities for the program include Che Gelida Manina, from La Boheme; Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head; In The Bleak Midwinter;  The Lord's Prayer; Agnus Dei; The Birthday of a King; Mary's Little Boy Child; Do You Hear What I Hear?; There's a Song in the Air;  or selections by J. S. Bach ("Sheep May Safely Graze" or "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring").   

Complete list of recorded Christmas songs