A service of lessons and carols featuring music from our organist, Michael Havay, our Music Director, Sara Phelps, our Bell Choir Director, Wendy Valeri, and members of our virtual Chancel Choir, along with readings from our Senior High Youth. We’ll hear a Christmas Message from Pastor Maureen and Pastor Kate, and sing “Silent Night” and “Joy to the World” by candle light.
Welcome to our Online Christmas Eve Service at the Congregational Church of Amherst, UCC!
No matter WHO you are, or WHERE you are on life’s journey, YOU are welcome here!
December 24, 2020 – Christmas Eve
Participants in this service:
Rev. Maureen Frescott, Senior Pastor
Rev. Katherine Kennedy, Associate Pastor
Michael Havay, organ, piano
Sara Phelps, Music Director
Wendy Valeri, Bell Choir Director
The Christman Family, Advent Wreath Lighters
Senior High Youth Group members:
Music (prerecorded live):
Prelude – Pastorale from the “Christmas Concerto”, Op. 6, No. 8 – Arcangelo Corelli
Postlude – The First Noel – David Paxton
©1990 Lorenz Publishing Co. (from Nov/Dec 1990 issue of The Organist)
Special Music – What Child is This? – Sondra K. Tucker
©2018, 2020 Candelaworks Music, division of Jubilate Music Group
Hymn: O Come All Ye Faithful – Hymns, Psalms, & Spiritual Songs, Westminster/John Knox Press
Hymn: Angels We Have Heard on High – Hymns, Psalms, & Spiritual Songs, Westminster/John Knox Press
Hymn: Joy to the World- Hymns, Psalms, & Spiritual Songs, Westminster/John Knox Press
Hymn: Silent Night – Hymns, Psalms, & Spiritual Songs, Westminster/John Knox Press
Permission to podcast/stream the music in this service obtained from One License with license #A-731944.
Portions of our liturgy are adapted from Rev. Mindi at rev-o-lution.org
Please make checks payable to the Congregational Church of Amherst and mail to the church office at:
11 Church St. Amherst NH 03031
or DONATE ONLINE