Advent 4 – Carol Service – December 19th 2021

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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!

Programme

Lighting of the Advent Candle

As 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.

Reflection

Collect

Eternal 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.
Amen

Carol: Angels from the realms of glory 

Blessing 

May 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.
AMEN