All Saints’ Church Renhold Bedfordshire, England

Carols at the Crib on Christmas Eve

Welcome and introduction

Carol  8: O Little Town of Bethlehem

Opening Prayer

Introduction of the crib – A lowly cattle shed, the manger, the ox & the ass

Reading: An Angel visits Mary (Luke 1: 26-33)

Carol (sheet):  Little donkey

Reading: Mary and Joseph come to Bethlehem (Luke 2: 1-7)

The Crib - Mary, Joseph and the baby

Carol  20: Little Jesus sweetly sleep

Reading: The Shepherds (Luke 2: 8-16)

The Crib - The Shepherds

Carol 5: We Three Kings of Orient are

Reading:          The Wise Men’s Visit (Matthew 2:,1-11)

The Crib - On the way, The Wise Men

Everyone gathers at the crib

Carol 18: Away in a Manger

Prayers ending with the Lord’s Prayer

Carol 1: O Come all ye Faithful (omit last verse)



Common Worship: Services and Prayers for the Church of England, material from which is included in this service

Christmas story adapted from St Albans Children’s Ministry resources

(CCLI number – 804157)