THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD (DECEMBER 25, 2012)

posted Dec 20, 2012, 7:29 AM by Jonathan Watt

CONFESSION AND ABSOLUTION

Hymn of Invocation: 379 O Come, All Ye Faithful     sts. 1, ref, 2–4     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    Isaiah 62:10–12

Hymn: 380 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing      LSB 380

Epistle    Titus 3:4–7
Alleluia     LSB 190
Holy Gospel    Luke 2:1–20
Apostles' Creed   

Hymn of the Day: 386 Now Sing We, Now Rejoice      LSB 386

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
Distribution Hymn: 391 Rejoice, Rejoice This Happy Morn      LSB 391
Distribution Hymn: 368 Angels We Have Heard on High      LSB 368

The Dismissal     LSB 199
Nunc Dimittis     LSB 199
Thanksgiving     LSB 200
Post-Communion Collect   
Salutation     LSB 201
Benedicamus     LSB 202
Benediction     LSB 202

Closing Hymn: 387 Joy to the World      LSB 387

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