Category: 2021


What do we do the day after Christmas? Instead of going “back to normal,” what would happen if we would continue to live in the gifts of this season, every day? 

(Please note that the comments and views expressed during the open mic time are the speakers’ own and do not necessarily reflect the views of the staff and leadership of Hosanna!)

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After all the spending, wrapping, baking, and parties, on Christmas Eve let’s stop for an hour to remember and reflect on what the Story is really about. This year’s service features beautiful songs, eager kids, reassuring Scripture, and the beautiful lighting of candles.

Program Order

  • Greeting and Welcome – Tony Blair & Jo Ann Kunz
  • Hark the Herald Angels Sing – Congregational Song
  • Joy to the World/Unspeakable Joy – Congregational Song
  • A Baby is Coming – Video
  • Scripture Reading: The Birth of Jesus – Luke 2:1-7
    • Joseph: Gideon Cookey
    • Mary: Sophie Slater
  • Mary Did You Know? – Shawn Woodhouse, Soloist                                                                                                           
  • Scripture Reading: The Shepherds and the Angels – Luke 2:8-13
    • Shepherds: Ryan Nafziger, Declan Slater, Benjamin Cookey
    • Angel: Claire Nafziger
  • Angels We Have Heard on High – Congregational Song
  • Scripture Reading: The Shepherds Go to the Manger – Luke 2:15-20
  • O Holy Night – Congregational Song
  • Scripture Reading: The Visit of the Magi – Matthew 2:1-11
    • The Three Wise Ones: Aurora Woodward, Kenzie Woodward, Joshua Cookey
  • O Come All Ye Faithful – Congregational Song
  • Seek – Video
  • Christmas Eve Meditation – Tony Blair & Jo Ann Kunz
  • Noel – Julie Campbell, Soloist
  • Candle Lighting – Tony Blair & Jo Ann Kunz
  • Silent Night – Congregational Song
  • Prayer of Blessing and Invitation – Deb Helt
  • We Wish You a Merry ChristmasClosing Song
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