Watchnight Service at Kilrenny Parish Church led by The Worship Team and Eleanor Hudson on organ and harp.

Sunday 24 December 2023
19:00 to 20:00

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Kilrenny Parish Church

Watch Night Service


Harp: Music for Welcome                                                                                                    (It came upon a Midnight Clear; We Three Kings; Silent Night).

Welcome and Call to worship.                                                                       

Opening Praise is Hymn 315 Once in Royal David's city.


Opening prayer and Lord's prayer                                                                         


Reading 1.   The birth of Jesus foretold                                                            Scripture Reading Luke 1. v 26 - 38                                                                                                               Hymn: 301.   Hark! the herald Angels sing.


Reading 2. The angel visits Joseph:                                       

Scripture Reading Matthew 1: 18 -25                                                                                                                                            


Harp reflection: Petite Litanies De Jesus - Grovlez


Reading 3. The birth of Jesus                                                  

Scripture Reading Luke 2: 1-14.

Hymn 302 It was on a starry night,


Prayer:                                                                                                                             Poem: 'Jesus' by Raelene J Elliss.                                                                             


Harp Reflection: Interlude from Ceremony of Carols - Britten


Reading 4. The visit of the Maji                                               

Matthew: 2: 1-12

Hymn 326: Carol: As with gladness men of old.


Lighting of candle.                                   

Closing Hymn: Carol: 306 O come all yea faithful


Christmas blessing:                                                                                 

Sung Amen.

Harp: White Christmas; We wish you a Merry Christmas.

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