Please note – the YouTube recording will be updated at approximately 9pm following the in person service.
Welcome to our Christmas Eve Online Worship 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, 2021 Christmas Eve Traditional Service 5:00pm, 7:00pm
Participants in this service:
Rev. Maureen R. Frescott, Senior Pastor
Rev. Kate Kennedy, Associate Pastor
Sara Phelps, Music Director
Michael Havay, Organist, Pianist
Wendy Valeri, Bell Choir Director
The Dart Family, Advent Candle Lighting, 5:00pm
Cheryl Gagne and Paul Mowatt , Avent Candle Lighting, 7:00pm
Zachary Elmer, Hadley Hornor, Ella Normandin, Taylee Normandin, Declan Pyles 5:00 p.m. Youth Readers
Phoebe Faucher, Emma Kennedy, Libby Kennedy, Izzie Warren, Amelia Wysor, Lucy Wysor 7:00 p.m. Youth Readers
Prelude – A Christmas Medley – trad. Carols ©1970 Belwin Mills Publishing Co. (from collection Christmas Organ Album) Bell Choir – The First Nowell Arr. Michael Helman Published 2012 by Lorenz Publishing Special Music #1 (Lessons & Carols) – As Joseph Was A-Walking – American folk carol/arr. Robert J. Powell ©2011 Lorenz Publishing Co. (from Nov/Dec 2011 issue of The Organ Portfolio) Special Music #2 (Lessons & Carols) – Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow trad. Spiritual/arr. Lyndell Leatherman ©2013 Lorenz Publishing Co. (from Nov/Dec 2013 issue of The Organ Portfolio) Postlude – Hark! The Herald Angels Sing – Felix Mendelssohn/arr. Robert W. Thygerson ©2000 Lorenz Publishing Co. (from Nov/Dec 2012 issue of Sacred Organ Journal)
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
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