December 23rd, 2018


The Weekly Bulletin of
St. Joseph of Nazareth Anglican Church
725 Provencher Blvd. Brossard, QC J4W 1Y5
450-671-6481 /

December 23rd, 2018

Service of Lessons & Carols


This Week

Monday Dec. 24 7:00 p.m………..Christmas Eve / Holy Communion
Next Sunday Dec. 30 10:30 a.m………..Morning Prayer


Opening Prayer: Rev. Christopher Belle

Opening Carol: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel………..123

Reading One: God announces in the Garden of Eden that the seed of woman shall bruise the serpent’s head (Genesis 3:8-15)

Carol: Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus………..124

Reading Two: God promises to faithful Abraham that in his seed shall the nations of the earth be blessed (Genesis 22:15-18)

Carol: Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne………..127

Reading Three: Christ’s birth and kingdom are foretold by Isaiah (Isaiah 9:2-7)

Carol: It Came Upon the Midnight Clear………..128

Reading Four: The peace that Christ will bring is foreshown (Isaiah 11:1-2, 6-9)

Carol: Angels We Have Heard On High………..132

Reading Five: The angel Gabriel salutes the blessed Virgin Mary (Luke 1:26-35)

Peace/Offering: Hallelujah Christmas


Reading Six: Luke tells of the birth of Jesus (Luke 2:1, 3-7)

Carol: Away In A Manger………..158

Reading Seven: The shepherds go to the manger (Luke 2:8-20)

Carol: Go Tell It On the Mountain………..138

Reading Eight: The wise men are led by the star to Jesus (Matthew 2:1-11)

Carol: We Three Kings………..66

Reading Nine: John unfolds the great mystery of the Incarnation (John 1:1-14)

Blessing: Rev. Christopher Belle

Carol: O Come, All Ye Faithful………..145

The flowers in Church today are in memory of our loved ones
who have gone before us and live within our hearts.


Today’s Prayer Team
For those who wish to pray with someone, a prayer team is available after the service in the left-hand corner of the Sanctuary. The Prayer Team scheduled for today is Don and Christopher


FAITH: (F) Forwarding (A) All (I) Issues (T) To (H) Heaven


Rector – Reverend Christopher Belle – 450-672-4549 / /
Rector’s Warden – Diane Allen – 450-466-5112 /
Interim People’s Warden – Patricia Wood – 450-465-4733 /

Our Vision
To be a beacon of light and truth in our community
inviting all people to receive God’s promise of salvation through
Jesus Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit.