Come & Worship with us on Christmas Eve!
Here’s all the ways to worship with us that day. This post will be updated with links and embedded videos as well as we approach Christmas Eve.
Family Worship provided by our conference will be available to watch on our Facebook on Christmas Eve. A 15-minute children’s Christmas Eve worship service featuring 26 families across Michigan. The service is targeted to young children and shares the ABC’s of Christmas.
Watch with us at 3pm or queue this up in watch party later on Christmas Eve. Marc introduces a 15 minute worship time prepared by the Michigan Conference.Posted by Bethany United Methodist Church on Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Our main worship, also geared for families and all ages, will premiere at 7pm on our Facebook page. We’ll repeat the same worship experience at 11pm for those who prefer an evening candle lit service. Watch for a watch party at 11pm on our page.
Come & Worship on this holy night from your own living room. Gather a couple of candles, turn the lights on your…Posted by Bethany United Methodist Church on Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Here’s the order of worship for our own special service. We hope to see you at 7pm or 11pm.
CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE 2020
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COUNTDOWN
WELCOME AND CANDLE LIGHTING
MESSAGE FROM BISHOP DAVID BARD (Conference Video)
CALL TO WORSHIP
HYMN “O Come, All Ye Faithful” #234, verses 1 and 3
THE LIGHTING OF THE CHRIST CANDLE hope, love, joy, peace, and Christ
FIRST READING Isaiah 9: 2 and 6; Micah 5: 2 and 4
VIDEO “A Prayer for Christmas Eve” Skit Guys
TIME WITH THE CHILDREN Marc
SPECIAL MUSIC Christmas Medley – Michigan Conference Virtual Choir
MEDITATION “Beyond Jingle Bells”
LESSONS AND CAROLS
LESSON Luke 2: 1 – 7
CAROL “Angels We Have Heard on High” #238, verses 1, 3, 4
LESSON Luke 2: 8 – 15
CAROL “The First Noel” #245, verses 1 and 2
LESSON Luke 2: 16 – 20
CAROL “He Is Born” #238, verses 1 and 3
WE ARE SENT INTO THE WORLD
CLOSING HYMN “Silent Night” #239 (video)