Festival Service 10th December 2017
The Babe in the Manger
Advent Candle ceremony
Call to Worship and Introduction: Sally
Hymn: Once in Royal David’s City. 167 R&S
Opening Prayers: Sally
Blessing for Freya Grace: Sally
Preparing for the birth: Jo Carter
Hymn: O little town of Bethlehem. 145 R&S
Being a sibling: Millie,( Read by her Mum) Ethan and Edward
Being a Grandparent: Audrey Evans
Song: Being a big brother: David and Chris Hall
Being a Grandparent: Poem by Jan Morse.
Reflection by Paul Goulden.
Song by choir: The Angel Gabriel.
Mary: Doubts and fears: Jennifer Day
Solo: Away in a Manger: Malcom Jones
The Inn keepers take on the birth of Jesus: Sally and Geoff Speight
Solo: Mary’s Boy Child: Marilyn Cooper
Presentation at the Temple: Michael Littlewood
Solo: When a child is born: Chris Hall
The Nativity Tableau.
The child grew up: Alan Evans
Final Hymn: Come and join the celebration. 166 R&S