An Interactive UU Christmas Pageant


Sunday, December 24th | 4:30 PM —

  • An Interactive UU Christmas Pageant
  • led by Pastor Jamili and Rev. Bethany
    • with music and carols led by Brian
    • Please bring a donation of lightly used clothing — or a package of new socks or underwear — to this service.

Order of Service

  • Welcome
    • Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe
  • Prelude
    • Danielle Mepham
  • Call to Worship / Chalice Lighting
    • Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe
  • Hymn #226
    • “People, Look East” (v. 1 & 3)
  • Offering
    • Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe
  • Offertory
    • Danielle Mepham
  • UU Christmas Pageant
  • Hymn #225
    • “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” (v. 1-2)
  • Hymn #232
    • “The Hills Are Bare at Bethlehem” (v. 1 & 3)
  • Hymn #241
    • “In the Bleak Midwinter” (v. 1-3)
  • Hymn #237
    • “The First Nowell” (v. 1-2)
  • Hymn #231
    • “Angels We Have Heard on High” (v. 1-2)
  • Hymn #259
    • “We Three Kings” (v. 1 & 4)
  • Hymn #246
    • “O Little Town of Bethlehem” (v. 1 and 3)
  • Hymn #251
    • “Silent Night” (all 3 verses)
  • Closing Words
    • Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe
  • Postlude
    • “Joy to the World” Danielle

 

Attributions

  • Prelude
    • “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”
      • 19th Century English Carol
      • Arr. by Pentatonix
  • Call to Worship
  • Hymn #226
    • “People, Look East”
      • words by Eleanor Farjeon,
      • Traditional French carol,
      • #226 in Singing the Living Tradition
  • Offertory
    • “O Come All Ye Faithful”
      • by John Francis Wade
  • Pageant “UU Christmas Pageant”
    • (Interactive and Social Justice Themed”…
      • written by Rev. Tim Kutzmark. and…
        • the DREs, staff, and congregants at The Unitarian Universalist Church of Glen Allen, VA
        • the Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading, MA; and
        • the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fresno, CA
  • Hymn #225
    • “O Come, O Come Emmanuel”
      • words trans. By John Marson Neale,
      • music adapt. by Thomas Helmore,
      • #225 in Singing the Living Tradition
  • Hymn #232
    • “The Hills Are Bare at Bethlehem”
      • words by Royce J. Schert,
      • music from The Southern Harmony,
      • #232 in Singing the Living Tradition
  • Hymn #241
    • “In the Bleak Midwinter”
      • words by Christian Georgina Rossetti,
      • music by Gustav Theodore Holst,
      • #241 in Singing the Living Tradition
  • Hymn #237
    • “The First Nowell”
      • English carol,
      • music by William Sandys,
      • #237 in Singing the Living Tradition
  • Hymn #231
    • “Angels We Have Heard on High”
      • words by Earl Marlatt,
      • French carol,
      • #231 in Singing the Living Tradition
  • Hymn #259
    • “We Three Kings”
      • words and music by John Henry Hopkins,
      • #259 in Singing the Living Tradition
  • Hymn #246
    • “O Little Town of Bethlehem”
      • words by Phillips Brooks,
      • English melody,
      • #246 in Singing the Living Tradition
  • Hymn #251
    • “Silent Night, Holy Night”
      • words by Joseph Mohr,
      • music by Franz Xaver Gruber,
      • #251 in Singing the Living Tradition
  • Closing Words
    • “A Christmas Prayer”
      • by Rev. Lois Van Leer
  • Postlude
    • “Joy To The World”
      • by G. F. Handel
      • Arr. by Isaac Watts