Sunday Worship
 December 20, 2020

Song lyrics 

Your Arrival

 

Here in the final hour, hope lifts the tired eyes
Here now, we are waiting for You to arrive
Great things are set in motion
The sky breaks, the trumpets sound
You call all Your children to meet You in the crowds

 

We are waiting, anticipating
Your arrival, Your arrival
Voices raising, celebrating
Your arrival, Your arrival

 

We'll keep the candle burning, we'll watch for every sight

Here now, we are waiting for You to arrive
Great things are 'bout to happen
Lord lives, Your Kingdom come
And call us home to heaven, the city of our God
Haste the day

 

We are waiting, anticipating
Your arrival, Your arrival
Voices raising, celebrating
Your arrival, Your arrival

 

Deck the hall with boughs of holly
’tis a season with a calling
sing of good news all together
Hope, peace, joy, and love forever!

 

We are waiting, anticipating
Your arrival, Your arrival
Voices raising, celebrating
Your arrival, Your arrival

Hark the Herald Angels Sing

 

Hark the herald angels sing

"Glory to the newborn King!

Peace on earth and mercy mild

God and sinners reconciled"

Joyful, all ye nations rise

Join the triumph of the skies

With the angelic host proclaim:

"Christ is born in Bethlehem"

 

Hark! The herald angels sing

"Glory to the newborn King!"

 

Christ by highest heav'n adored

Christ the everlasting Lord!

Late in time behold Him come

Offspring of a Virgin's womb

Veiled in flesh the Godhead see

Hail the incarnate Deity

Pleased as man with man to dwell

Jesus, our Emmanuel

 

Hark! The herald angels sing

"Glory to the newborn King!"

 

Hail the heav'n-born Prince of Peace!

Hail the Son of Righteousness!

Light and life to all He brings

Ris'n with healing in His wings

Mild He lays His glory by

Born that man no more may die

Born to raise the sons of earth

Born to give them second birth

 

Hark! The herald angels sing

"Glory to the newborn King!

Joyful Joyful

 

Joyful, joyful, we adore Thee,

God of glory, Lord of love.

Hearts unfold like flow'rs before Thee,

opening to the sun above.

Melt the clouds of sin and sadness,

drive the dark of doubt away.

Giver of immortal gladness,

fill us with the light of day!

 

All Thy works with joy surround Thee,

earth and heav'n reflect Thy rays.

Stars and angels sing around Thee,

center of unbroken praise.

Field and forest, vale and mountain,

flowery meadow, flashing sea.

Chanting bird and flowing fountain

call us to rejoice in Thee.

 

Thou art giving and forgiving,

ever blessing, ever blest.

Well-spring of the joy of living,

ocean-depth of happy rest!

Thou our Father, Christ our Brother,

all who live in love are Thine.

Teach us how to love each other,

lift us to the joy divine.

 

Mortals join the mighty chorus

 which the morning stars began.

Father love is reigning o'er us,

Brother love binds man to man.

Ever singing, march we onward,

victors in the midst of strife.

Joyful music leads us sun-ward

in the triumph song of life.

I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day

 

I heard the bells on Christmas Day

Their old, familiar carols play,

and wild and sweet

The words repeat

Of peace on earth, good-will to men!

 

Till ringing, singing on its way,

The world revolved from night to day,

A voice, a chime, A

 chant sublime

Of peace on earth, good-will to men!

 

And in despair I bowed my head;

"There is no peace on earth," I said;

"For hate is strong,

And mocks the song

Of peace on earth, good-will to men!"

 

Then pealed the bells more loud and deep:

"God is not dead, nor doth He sleep;

The Wrong shall fail,

The Right prevail,

With peace on earth, good-will to men.

 

Peace on earth, good-will to men (repeat)

With peace on earth, good-will to men.

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

 

O come, O come, Emmanuel

And ransom captive Israel

That mourns in lonely exile here

 Until the Son of God appear

Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel

Shall come to thee, O Israel.

 

O come, Thou Day-Spring, come and cheer

Our spirits by Thine advent here

Disperse the gloomy clouds of night

And death's dark shadows put to flight.

Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel

Shall come to thee, O Israel.

 

O come, Desire of nations, bind

in one the hearts of all mankind;

bid thou our sad divisions cease,

and be thyself our King of Peace.

 

Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel

Shall come to thee, O Israel

Song Germaine references in her sermon

 

Too many broken hearts have fallen in the river

Too many lonely souls have drifted out to sea

You lay your bets and then you pay the price

The things we do for love

The things we do for love

 

Communication is the problem to the answer

You've got her number and your hand is on the phone

The weather's turned and all the lines are down

The things we do for love

The things we do for love

 

Like walking in the rain and the snow when there's

Nowhere to go when you're

Feeling like a part of you is dying

And you're looking for the answer in her eyes 

You think you're gonna break up

Then she says she wants to make up

War is Over

 

So this is Christmas

And what have you done

Another year over

And a new one just begun

and so this is Christmas

I hope you have fun

The near and the dear one

The old and the young

 

A very merry Christmas

And a happy New Year

Let’s hope it’s a good one

Without any fear

 

And so this is Christmas

For weak and for strong

For rich and the poor ones

The world is so wrong

And so happy Christmas

For black and for white

For yellow and red ones

Let’s stop all the fight

 

And so this is Christmas

And what have we done

Another year over

A new one just begun

And so happy Christmas

We hope you have fun

The near and the dear one

The old and the young

 

Love and Kindness

Peace and Justice

Hope and Joy for all