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CHRISTMAS  CAROL  SERVICE


SUNDAY, 12TH DECEMBER 2010
AT 7.30 PM


BIDDING PRAYER
        Mrs. Lis Hamark
                                      
Parish Assistant to the Church of Sweden in
                                       
Hong Kong & China

THE LORD’S PRAYER
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name: thy kingdom come; thy will be done; on earth as it is in heaven.  Give us this day our daily bread.  And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those that trespass against us.  And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil; for thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory, forever and ever.   Amen.


1ST LESSON
  READER    Captain Luca Ferrerio
                                      Chaplain’s Assistant
                                       The Mission to Seafarers


CAROL            Once in Royal David’s City  
                                   (Stand)

2ND LESSON
  READER    Mr. John Wilson
                                       
Hon. Secretary
                                       
The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers

CHOIR                    How Far is it to Bethlehem
                              Born Today


3RD LESSON
 READER    The Reverend Maria-Louize Helbo
                                       
Assistant to Chaplain
                                       
The Danish Seamen’s Church

CAROL                   O little town  of Bethlehem
                               (Sit)

4TH LESSON
 READER     Mr. Colin Shaftesle
                                      
Hon. Secretary
                                       
The Sailors’ Home & Mission to Seafarers

CHOIR                    Cantique De Noel (O Holy Night)
                             Carol of the Drum


5TH LESSON
 READER     Ms. Sol Paderagao
                                       
A Flying Angel                             

CAROL                  In the Bleak Mid Winter
                               (Sit)

6TH LESSON
 READER     Mr. Douglas Oxley
                                       
Chairman
                                      
The Apostleship of the Sea Council    

CHOIR                    Regina Coeli (Creator Father)
                             Ding Dong, Merrily on High

7TH LESSON
  READER     Mr. Anthony Nightingale
                                      
Chairman
                                       
The Sailors’ Home & Mission to Seafarers

CAROL                   While Shepherds watched their flocks by night    
          (Stand)                                                                  

8TH LESSON
  READER     Mr. Roger Tupper, JP FNI
                                       Director of Marine
                                       The Marine Department

CAROL                   Good King Wenceslas looked out  
                   (Sit)

9TH LESSON
  READER     Father Valan Arockiaswamy, SVD
                                       
Port Chaplain
                                       
The Apostleship of the Sea

CAROL                  O come, all ye faithful    
                           (Stand)

PRAYERS                             The Reverend Martina Platte
                                           Port Chaplain
                                           
The German Seamen’s Mission                              


THE LAST VERSE OF ETERNAL FATHER    
O Trinity of love and power,
Our brethren shield in danger's hour.
From rock and tempest, fire and foe,
Protect them whereso'er they go.
Thus evermore shall rise to thee
Glad hymns of praise from land and sea.

BLESSING                            The Reverend Peter Ellis
                                           Senior Chaplain
                                           
The Mission to Seafarers

NOTICES
We are most grateful to the Allegro Singers for leading the singing in our worship tonight and to the organist Ms Fan Lai.  Our thanks too to those who read the lessons.  There will be a collection during the singing of “While Shepherds watched their flocks by night”, which will be shared between The Little Sisters of the Poor and the Appeal for Christmas Gifts for seafarers.


We  wish  you  and  yours  loved  ones  
all  the  blessings  of  Christmas.





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    Hong Kong, SAR China  
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