Town Carol Service December 2014

21 December, 6:30pm

HYMN Once in royal VV 1 & 2 solo/choir

Welcome and Bidding prayer

CAROL Tomorrow shall be my dancing day – Gardiner
First LESSON (Creation)
CAROL  O magnum Mysterium – Victoria

Second LESSON (The Fall)
HYMN God rest you, merry gentlemen
CAROL  Adam lay y bounden– Boris Ord

Third LESSON (Prophecy of birth)
HYMN It came upon a midnight clear
CAROL  Illuminare, Jerusalem – Judith Wier

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

Fifth LESSON (Annunciation)
HYMN O Little town
CAROL  Sussex Carol – arr. Philip Ledger

Sixth LESSON (Birth)
CAROL  A babe is born – William Mathias

Seventh LESSON (Shepherds)
HYMN While Shepherds (tune: Ilkley Moor Baht’ at)
CAROL  The Little Road to Bethlehem – Michael Head

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