Prelude: The orchestra played “O Come Emmanuel,” and “The Sound of Christmas.” The choir (pictured above), accompanied by the orchestra, then sang “Finale” from the “Joy Joy Joy” cantata.
First Special: The choir sang “The Promise,” with orchestral accompaniment, featuring Jeremy Barrett as soloist.
Scripture Reading: John Musgrave read Matthew 1:18-25.
Last Special: Victoria Heintz and Emmaline Worthington sang “Silent Night.”
Sermon: Dave Lambert used Matthew 1:21 for his text, rehearsing the humble circumstances in which Jesus was born, and reminding everyone that Jesus is willing to go to any lengths to save the lost.