THE FESTIVAL OF THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD, JESUS CHRIST (DECEMBER 25, 2011)

posted Dec 16, 2011, 9:26 AM by Jonathan Watt

CONFESSION AND ABSOLUTION

Hymn of Invocation: 379 O Come, All Ye Faithful    LSB 379

The sign of the cross may be made by all in remembrance of their Baptism.
Invocation     LSB 184
Exhortation     LSB 184
Silence for reflection on God's Word and for self-examination.
Confession of Sins     LSB 184
Absolution     LSB 185

SERVICE OF THE WORD

Introit      Introit for Christmas Dawn Ps. 93:1–2, 5; antiphon: Is. 9:2
Gloria Patri     LSB 186
Kyrie     LSB 186
Gloria in Excelsis     LSB 187
Salutation and Collect of the Day      Collect for Christmas Dawn
Old Testament Reading    Isaiah 62:10–12

Hymn: 361 O Little Town of Bethlehem      LSB 361

Epistle    Titus 3:4–7
Alleluia     LSB 190
Holy Gospel    Luke 2:15–20
Nicene Creed   

Hymn of the Day: 370 What Child Is This      LSB 370

Sermon
Offertory     LSB 192
Offering
Prayer of the Church

SERVICE OF THE SACRAMENT
Preface     LSB 194
Proper Preface (Full)      Proper Preface (Jacobean) for Christmas Dawn
Sanctus     LSB 195
Lord's Prayer     LSB 196
The Words of Our Lord     LSB 197
Pax Domini     LSB 197
Agnus Dei     LSB 198
Distribution Hymn: 393 Infant Holy, Infant Lowly      LSB 393
Distribution Hymn: 365 Away in a Manger      LSB 365
Nunc Dimittis     LSB 199
Thanksgiving     LSB 200
Post-Communion Collect   
Salutation and Benedicamus
Salutation     LSB 201
Benedicamus     LSB 202
Benediction     LSB 202

Closing Hymn: 387 Joy to the World      LSB 387


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