Christmas Carol Service 2013

HYMN Once in royal VV 1 & 2 solo/choir

Welcome and Bidding prayer

CAROL Tomorrow shall be my dancing day – arr. Wilcox

First LESSON (Creation)
CAROL  O magnum Mysterium – Victoria

Second LESSON (The Fall)
CAROL Adam lay y bounden – Ledger 

HYMN God rest you, merry gentlemen

Third LESSON (Prophecy of birth)
CAROL This is the Truth sent from above – Jordan

HYMN It came upon a midnight clear

Fourth LESSON (Kingdom of peace)
CAROL Lux aurumque – Whitacre

Fifth LESSON (Annunciation)
CAROL  Telling – Michael Finnissy

HYMN O Little town 

Sixth LESSON (Birth)
CAROL  The Lamb – Tavener

Seventh LESSON (Shepherds)
CAROL  The Little Road to Bethlehem – Michael Head

HYMN While Shepherds (tune: Ilkley Moor Baht’ at)

Eighth LESSON (Magi)
CAROL  I wonder as I wander – arr. Rutter

Ninth LESSON (Gospel according to John)

HYMN O Come all ye faithful 

Prayers and Blessing

HYMN Hark the herald