Welcome to All Saints Totley’s Carol Service 2021. The livestream below will begin at 17:00 on the 19th of December – we hope you can join us!
Lighting of the Advent CandleAs we light this Advent candle, may its flame be for us a sign of blessing. As Mary and Elizabeth greeted each other, and Mary praised God for the blessings received, may we know God’s blessing in our lives and community, as we offer prayers and praises in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Carol: O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Reading: Micah 5:2-5a
Carol: O Little Town of Bethlehem
Reading: Luke 1:26-38
Carol: The Angel Gabriel
Reading: Luke 1: 39-49
Hymn: Tell out my Soul
Reading: Luke 2:1-7
Carol: Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
Reading: Luke 2:8-20
Carol: While Shepherds watched
Reading – Paraphrase of John 1.
CollectEternal God, as Mary waited for the birth of your Son, so we wait for his coming in glory; bring us through the birth pangs of this present age to see, with her, our great salvation in Jesus Christ our Lord.
Carol: Angels from the realms of glory
BlessingMay the joy of the angels, the eagerness of the shepherds, the perseverance of the wise men, the obedience of Joseph and Mary, and the peace of the Christ-child be yours this Christmas and the blessing of God Almighty, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, be with you all and those whom you love, now and always.