Sunday Service
                                 Christmas Cantata
                               December 20th, 2009

                                        Burns Memorial United Methodist Church,
                                                              (Whole Service)

Welcome and Introduction                                                                 Pastor, Will Morris

Lighting of the Advent Candles  (followed by Hymn)     The Anderson, Morris Family

              Isaiah 9:6: For a child has been born for us, a son given to us;
                                  authority rests upon his shoulders;
                      and he is named Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
                                  Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
                 We light this candle as a symbol of the Prince of Peace.
                       May the visitation of your Holy Spirit, O God,
                  make us ready for the coming of Jesus, our hope and joy.
                                    O come, O come, Emmanuel.

Hymn of Promised Coming                      "O Come, O Come Emmanuel," verses 1 - 4
                                                                                    United Methodist Hymnal # 211

Hebrew Bible Lesson             Micah 5:2-5a     p. 815, Hebrew Bible
(also includes readings below)

Psalm Reading                       Psalm 80:1-7   p. 511, Hebrew Bible

Epistle Lesson                        Hebrews 10:5-10     p. 210, New Testament

Gospel Lessons                      Luke 1:39-55       p. 53, New Testament

Christmas Cantata        "Adoration, In Search of a King"            Burns Chancel Choir
                                         by Dennis and Nan Allen               Directed by, Don Boylls

          (Note, due to some music overlapping naration, some parts are combined)

0    Introduction
1.   The Revelation                                                                                          
2.   Scene1 (Melchoir and son Amar)                                                             
3.  Worthy of a King - soloist, Mark Dockter              
4.   Scene II (Melchoir and a Merchant)                                                         
5.   He Will Reign                                                                                          
6.   Scene III (Melchoir, Balthasar, and Gaspar)                                             
7.   Still, Still, Still                                                                                          
8.   Scene IV (The 3 Magi, A Beggar, and Temple Scholar)                           
9.   Come and Worship                                                                                  
10. Scene V (Joseph and Mary)                                                                      
11. O Holy Night                                                                                            
12. Hymn of Adoration (Live Nativity)                                                            
13. The Coronation (Finale)      

                                Benediction Will Morris


Narrator                                                            Joe Burns
Melchior                                                           Andrew Burns     
Amar                                                                William Funaki                
Merchant                                                           Brolon Moton    
Balthasar                                                           Romeo Martinez                  
Gaspar                                                               Logan Blake                          
Beggar                                                               Brolon Moton                       
Temple Scholar                                                 Seldon Funaki                     
Joseph                                                               Dieudonne Yussufu                                 

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