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					                 PRAYER & THANKSGIVING
                                   Please pray for:
SPECIAL PRAYER REQUESTS
Brandon & his family, 17-year-old fighting cancer
                                                                                         Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
Daniel, volunteering in Gulu, Uganda (friend of Heather Doucet)                                 December 24, 2010 at 4:30pm
Maria Fernandez, special prayer intention (colleague of Heather Doucet)
Bob Grier, for a swift recovery from his Dec. 15th surgery to remove a damaged
tendon in his arm (member)
Leslie James, suffering with multiple sclerosis (our bishop’s wife)
Nancy Thompson, for rest and healing of heart arrhythmia (Alpha course participant)
INDIVIDUALS, ORGANIZATIONS AND MISSIONARIES
                                                                                                                 God’s light
Rodrick Banda, missionary in Malawi
Bishop Barry Clarke, for blessing and guidance (our bishop)
                                                                                                                  encircle
Cathy de la Cruz, working with girls in difficulty in Cambodia. Please pray for Cathy,
  for the girls, and for the staff—for God’s love, hope, healing and protection.
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  (friend of Georgia & Brian Ludgate and Heather Doucet)
Pastor Sebastien Frappier, and Calvary Chapel (CCMR), which currently holds their
   services and ministry gatherings at St. Stephen’s. We are thankful that the Church
  is growing and that many are growing in the ways of Christ. May God be
                                                                                                                 God’s love
  glorified and His kingdom flourish in Montreal.
Camille Hadlock, missionary with Teen Missions International in Uganda
                                                                                                                  enfold
Ramon Herrera and The Open Door, for guidance, strength & provision.                                               you
Lorne Likely, for swift healing after his Dec. 13th surgery to replace part of his
  jawbone damaged by infection (missionary with IVCF)
Sherri Williams and the Youth Ministry, for God to work powerfully among the youth,
 for unity among the leaders & for God’s guidance.                                                              God’s peace
Emmaus Church, for God’s presence & guidance (our sister church)
                                                                                                                 encourage
                                                                                                                    you

                                                                                                               God’s presence
ST. STEPHEN’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, WESTMOUNT • Sunday Services: 10:30am
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Leadership Team: People’s Warden: Heather Doucet 514-481-7371;
Rector’s Warden: David Johnstone 514-935-5461
                                                                                                                    you
Special Advisors: Janette Braun, Bob Grier, Elizabeth Johnstone
Church Building—4006 Dorchester (corner Atwater & René-Lévesque)
 Mailing Address: 1 Weredale Park, Westmount, QC H3Z 1Y5
 Tel: (514) 932-8046 / Fax: (514) 932-0550 Email: <st.stephens@qc.aira.com> /
Website: www.ststephens.qc.ca                                                               St. Stephen’s Anglican Church
The Open Door: Drop-in center open M/T/Th/F from 9:30am to 2:00pm                              W E S T M O U N T ,   Q U É B E C
Director: Ramon Herrera 514-939-1970 Email: <TheOpenDoorRamon@gmail.com>
         CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE
          CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE                                                                                  CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE
   DECEMBER 24, 2010 AT 4:30PM • ST. STEPHEN’S CHURCH                                                                     DECEMBER 24, 2010 AT 4:30PM • ST. STEPHEN’S CHURCH
                                           Order of Service
Words of Welcome.................................................................................. PETER BRAUN               WE WELCOME YOUR FEEDBACK!
                                                                                                                             Please speak to one of us or fill out this form
Carol: O Come All Ye Faithful                                                                                                and drop it in the offering basket.
Carol: The First Noel
                                                                                                                              I have never heard the Christmas story before
Scripture Reading—Luke 2:1-20 ...................................................... JANETTE BRAUN                                or have questions about it.
Carol: Hark the Herald Angels Sing
                                                                                                                              I have a prayer request.
Christmas Message .................................................. THE REV’D NICK BROTHERWOOD
                                                                                                                              I am interested in St. Stephen’s.
Carol: O Little Town of Bethlehem
                                                                                                                              I have a suggestion or comment
Lighting of the Candles
                                                                                                                              Other feedback
The Light ................................................................................................. PETER BRAUN
Carol: Silent Night                                                                                                          Comments:
Carol: Joy to the World
Dismissal.................................................................................................. PETER BRAUN

            Please stay for refreshments after today’s service!

                                      O FFERING :
        An envelope has been provided should you wish to support the work of                                                 Name: ____________________________________
     St. Stephen’s Anglican Church. Please place your gift in an offering basket.
               (If you have numbered envelopes, feel free to use them.)                                                      Phone number: _____________________________
All donations of $10 or more in an envelope with a name, a mailing address and postal
          code will receive a tax receipt in the mail in early 2010. Thank you!                                              Email address: _____________________________




                                                                                                                              Special thanks to all those who have provided refreshments,
                                                                                                                                          those who have decorated the church,
                                                                                                                              and all the many others who have made this service possible.
                                                                                                                                                    Merry Christmas!
S ILENT N IGHT
                                                                                        ST. STEPHEN’S ANGLICAN CHURCH
1. Silent Night! Holy Night!                2. Silent Night! Holy Night!
   All is calm, all is bright.                 Shepherds quake at the sight;
   Round yon virgin—Mother and Child
   Holy infant, so tender and mild
   Sleep in heavenly peace,
                                               Glories stream from heaven afar
                                               Heavenly hosts sing Alleluia!
                                               Christ the saviour is born,
                                                                                                 Christmas Eve
   Sleep in heavenly peace.

3. Silent Night! Holy Night!
                                               Christ the saviour is born.

                                            4. Douce nuit, sainte nuit,
                                                                                               Candlelight Service
  Son of God, love’s pure light.               Tout s'endort au dehors,
  Radiant beams from thy Holy Face             Le saint couple seul veille
  With the dawn of redeeming grace             Sur l'enfant qui someille.            O COME ALL YE FAITHFUL
  Jesus, Lord at thy birth,                    Au ciel l'astre reluit                1. O come, all ye faithful, joyful and triumphant,
  Jesus, Lord at thy birth.                                                             O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem!
5. Douce nuit, sainte nuit,                 6. Douce nuit, sainte nuit,                 Come and behold Him, born the King of angels
   Quel bonheur dans les coeurs,               Jetez-vous à genoux.                     O come, let us adore Him, O come, let us adore Him,
   Quand les bergers entendent                 Bergers, c'est le Méssie,                O come, let us adore Him, Christ the Lord
   Les saints anges qui chantent:              Jésus, né de Marie,
   Il est né, le sauveur                       Dieu, fait homme pour nous            2. Sing, choirs of angels, sing in exultation,
                                                                                        O sing, all ye citizens of heav'n above!
                                                                                        Glory to God, all Glory in the highest!
                                                                                        O come, let us adore Him, O come, let us adore Him,
                                                                                        O come, let us us adore Him, Christ the Lord.

                                                                                     3. Yea, Lord, we greet Thee, born this happy morning,
                                                                                        Jesus, to Thee be all glory giv'n;
                                                                                        Word of the Father, now in flesh appearing
J OY   TO THE    W ORLD                                                                 O come, let us adore Him, O come, let us adore Him,
                                                                                        O come, let us adore Him, Christ the Lord.
1. Joy to the world, the Lord is come!  2. Joy to the world, the Savior reigns!
   Let earth receive her King;             Let men their songs employ;
   Let every heart prepare Him room,       While fields & floods, rocks,
   And Heaven and nature sing,               hills & plains
   And Heaven and nature sing,             Repeat the sounding joy,
   And Heaven, and Heaven, & nature sing. Repeat the sounding joy,
                                           Repeat, repeat, the sounding joy.

3. No more let sins and sorrows grow,     4. He rules the world with truth & grace
   Nor thorns infest the ground;             And makes the nations prove
   He comes to make His blessings flow       The glories of His righteousness,
   Far as the curse is found,                And wonders of His love,
   Far as the curse is found,                And wonders of His love,
   Far as, far as, the curse is found.       And wonders, wonders, of His love.
THE FIRST NOEL                                                                  HARK! THE HERALD ANGELS SING
1. The First Noel, the Angels did say                                           1. Hark the herald angels sing     2. Christ by highest heav'n adored
   Was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay                             "Glory to the newborn King!        Christ the everlasting Lord!
   In fields where they lay keeping their sheep                                    Peace on earth and mercy mild      Late in time behold Him come
   On a cold winter's night that was so deep.                                      God and sinners reconciled"        Offspring of a Virgin's womb
   Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel                                                          Joyful, all ye nations rise        Veiled in flesh the Godhead see
   Born is the King of Israel!                                                     Join the triumph of the skies      Hail the incarnate Deity
                                                                                   With the angelic host proclaim:    Pleased as man with man to dwell
2. They looked up and saw a star                                                   "Christ is born in Bethlehem"      Jesus, our Emmanuel
   Shining in the East beyond them far                                             Hark! The herald angels sing       Hark! The herald angels sing
   And to the earth it gave great light                                            "Glory to the newborn King!"       "Glory to the newborn King!"
   And so it continued both day and night.
   Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel                                                       3. Hail the heav'n-born Prince of Peace!
   Born is the King of Israel!                                                     Hail the Son of Righteousness!
                                                                                   Light and life to all He brings
                                  3. And by the light of that same star            Risen with healing in His wings
                                     Three Wise men came from country far          Mild He lays His glory by
                                     To seek for a King was their intent           Born that man no more may die
                                     And to follow the star wherever it went.      Born to raise the sons of earth
                                     Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel                        Born to give them second birth
                                     Born is the King of Israel!                   Hark! The herald angels sing
                                  4. This star drew nigh to the northwest          "Glory to the newborn King!"
                                     O'er Bethlehem it took its rest
                                     And there it did both Pause and stay       O LITTLE TOWN OF BETHLEHEM
                                     Right o'er the place where Jesus lay.      1. O little town of Bethlehem              2. For Christ is born of Mary
                                     Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel                        How still we see thee lie                  And gathered all above
                                     Born is the King of Israel!                   Above thy deep and dreamless sleep         While mortals sleep, the angels keep
5. Then entered in those Wise men three                                            The silent stars go by                     Their watch of wondering love
   Full reverently upon their knee                                                 Yet in thy dark streets shineth            O morning stars together
   And offered there in His presence                                               The everlasting Light                      Proclaim the holy birth
   Their gold and myrrh and frankincense.                                          The hopes and fears of all the years       And praises sing to God the King
   Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel                                                          Are met in thee tonight                    And Peace to men on earth
   Born is the King of Israel!                                                  3. How silently, how silently              4. O holy Child of Bethlehem
6. Then let us all with one accord                                                 The wondrous gift is given!                Descend to us, we pray
   Sing praises to our heavenly Lord                                               So God imparts to human hearts             Cast out our sin and enter in
   That hath made Heaven and earth of nought                                       The blessings of His heaven.               Be born to us today
   And with his blood mankind has bought.                                          No ear may his His coming,                 We hear the Christmas angels
   Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel                                                          But in this world of sin,                  The great glad tidings tell
   Born is the King of Israel!                                                     Where meek souls will receive him still, O come to us, abide with us
                                                                                   The dear Christ enters in.                 Our Lord Emmanuel

				
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