Lighting of The Christ Candle - Christmas Eve

Date(s) daily starting
Dec. 24/20 and ending on Dec. 26/20

Time 1:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church
99 Peter St. North Orillia, Ontario
L4V 4Z3

Lighting of The Christ Candle - Christmas Eve

Dec 24th 1:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dec 24th Thru Dec 26th , Daily

On this Christmas Eve of Advent, Rev. Dr. Jim Sitler brings the message, "The Grandest Night."

The following Bible readings are delivered by Gwen Sitler from the NRSV:

Isaiah 9: Vs 2, 6-7 (The Prophecy of the Messiah)

Luke 2: Vs 1-14 (The Preparation & Birth Of Jesus) (The Announcement to the Shepherds)

Luke 2: Vs 15-18 (The Shepherds Find the Baby Jesus)

Matthew 2: Vs 1-11 (The Wise Men Bring Their Gifts)


Marshall Martin is joined by the following choir members:

Christa Cameron, David Lee & Sheila Thomson & Soloists, Civi Jacobsen & Sara-Dale Hartshorn

The Carol selections include:

# 147 Angels We Have Heard On High

# 148 It came Upon a Midnight Clear

# 161 What Child is This?

# 154 Silent Night (The candles are lit from the Christ candle)

The Solos include:

Rejoice - Sara-Dale Hartshorn

I Sing of a Maiden - - - P. Hadley - Christa Cameron

Lullaby - J.N. Beck - Civi Jacobsen

Postlude - Improve on Adeste Fideles (O come All Ye Faithful) M.G. Martin

Blessings & Merry Christmas to all from St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Orillia!


St. Andrew's has reopened the Church Sanctuary on a limited scale for those who wish to view the weekly You Tube sermon. The video will be shown on screen starting at 10:30 each Sunday. Please note, all Covid precautions are in place!

Your temperature will be taken and you will be ushered to an appropriate seating arrangement. There will be no hymn singing & all will require to wear a mask for the time you are present.

Reservations must be made by phone or email by the close of business on Thursday each week, if you are planning to attend on Sunday. (No reservation, no attendance). If you are unwell, please stay at home.

Church phone: 705.325.5183 EXT 1 - leave a message for Christa (Office Administrator).

Email: admin@standrewsorillia.com

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