Saturday, December 16, 2006

Blue Christmas C: For Those Who Find Rejoicing Hard Work


Bible Readings: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8, Luke 2:1-7, Romans 8
Theme: For Those
Who find Rejoicing Hard Work

Gathering Music: Paint the Sky with Stars
by Enya on her album,
Paint the Sky with Stars, 1997.
Listening Song: I Still Cry For Baby Jesus
by Kasey Chambers on her album, Barricades and Brick Walls, 2001 (pictured)
Response Activity:
Ask people to light a candle in memory of a loved one or a sad situation in their lives or in the lives of those they know.
Leaving Listening Song: Vespers
by Aled Jones on his album, Aled, 2002 (pictured)

Email me if you want a complete Blue Christmas service but PLEASE send me your email address - I cannot respond to emails from anonymous addresses!


48 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hi! Can't find another place to email (maybe blind today!)

I'm gathering resources for a Blue Christmas service. Would you be willing to share yours?

Thanks!
C. Scott Hagler
Minister of Music & Arts
St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Durango, Colorado
ScottH@StMarksDurango.com

Marci Huntsman said...

please email the Blue Christmas C service to: mkhuntsman@aol.com

many,many thanks!

Anonymous said...

please email the complete blue christmas service to revlinda@gmail.com

Don Lehmann said...

Would you please send me a your Blue Christmas Service? Thank you,

Don Lehmann

Sista Pastah said...

Hi...am contemplating a blue service for my congregation this year...could you send me your service???

thanks so much..

my email is:

stmichaelsgermantown@verizon.net
A. Ingram

Anonymous said...

please email me the service at pastorvumc@frontiernet.net

thank you thank you thank you!

Barbara said...

Please email your Blue Christmas service to bmoore71348@msn.com. Thanks much!

Barbara Moore, Pastor
UM Church of Peace, Richfield, MN

Anonymous said...

please send your Blue Christmas service materials. Thanks.

Carol Asher clsasher2@aol.com

Anonymous said...

Hi! My husband and I lead a grief ministry at our church. We have spoken to our pastors and they are interested in helping us provide a Blue Christmas service this year. Could you please email me the complete Blue Christmas service at msrsk624@gmail.com

Thank you very much.

-Mindy

Anonymous said...

please email the Blue Christmas service to: Revjjones@rose.net

many,many thanks!

Judy Jones+

Anonymous said...

Please email the Blue Christmas C service to
myrakingsley@cox.net

thanks you so very much, Myra

Welcome! said...

Could you please email a copy of your Blue Christmas service to stmartinswalsall@talktalk.net please.

Thank you.

Anonymous said...

please send blue christmas service ... thanks. Shelley

Marianne Tomecek said...

I'd very much like to see your complete Blue Christmas service - mktomecek@aol.com.

Thanks so much !

Blessings,
Marianne Tomecek

Anonymous said...

I'm also doing a service and have done it before but I always like to look for new ideas. Please e-mail me yours at revlin@earthlink.net - Thank you!

Linnea said...

Please send your Blue Christmas Service. Thanks for your website-it is awesome!

Linneaanne@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

Hi Please send me a copy of blue christmas service. Thank you

revburgie@aol.com

Anonymous said...

HI, I would also love a copy of your Blue Christmas service. Pls send to hsuc.youth@gmail.com

thanks
Jay

Kara said...

I would love to see the Blue Christmas liturgy. Also, do you know of any dramas or dramatic readings that could be used for Blue Christmas, or during Advent on the themes of Blue Christmas?
Thanks,
Kara

kara@lakenokomispc.org

Stephanie said...

Ditto to all of the above! Please send to upcpastor@bellsouth.net.

Thanks,
Stephanie

Stephanie said...

Ditto! Please send to: upcpastor@bellsouth.net
Thanks!

Anonymous said...

I'd love your Blue Christmas service info. Thanks,

steve@thepartychurch.com

Anonymous said...

Thank you for the gift of your words. I would love to receive your Blue Christmas service design. Thanks.

Laurie
RevLHC@gmail.com

Heather said...

I would appreciate seeing your Blue Christmas service, as well. Thanks for your willingness to share!

revhbartlow@gmail.com

M. Meabon said...

Another request for your Blue Christmas service, please. This is the first time I am doing one, thus I am looking for ideas. Thanks.
msmeabon@hotmail.com

Stephanie said...

I also would love to see your Blue Christmas liturgy. I did one last year, but am looking for ways to change it up a little (or a lot!). Thanks for your ministry!

fpcstephanie@sbcglobal.net

Peace,
Stephanie

Anonymous said...

I'd love to see it to, please

stjames.pastor@gmail.com

Pastor Doug said...

please send me a blue christmas order of worship. thanks

dbhandlong@gmail.com

Pastor Doug said...

please kindly send a copy of your blue christmas service. would love to see it. thanks, dbhandlong@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

please email the Blue Christmas C service to: jerry@redemption-lutheran.org

Thank you...

Megan said...

I would also like a copy of your service. I've found your listing of worship resources wonderful in the past, and I'm looking forward to seeing what you've come up with for Blue Christmas!

Thanks,

mecthmpsn@gmail.com

margaret said...

please email your Blue Christmas service to margaret@stalbansaustin.org. Thank you so much.

Anonymous said...

Please send your complete Blue Christmas service to jonell.lindh@sbcglobal.net. Blessings

Anonymous said...

Thank you for the offer to share your complete Blue Christmas Svc. Please send it to me at tashiann@yahoo.com. Also, do you have any good ideas for readings (ie: short story or poetry) for a Clue Christmas Svc.
Thank you and God Bless!

Linda said...

I would be grateful if you could email your Blue Christmas Service to
lindatheleither@gmail.com
Many thanks
Linda Dunbar
Muirhouse Parish Church
Edinburgh

Anonymous said...

please e mail the complete blue christmas service to pastorgerri@umcsandpoint.org
thanks!

Anonymous said...

Yes we would like to have the full service. please send to revolwyn@rogers.com

Marie Smith said...

I would be grateful for your service, we have done several in the last few years, but I'm really struggling to create anything. Anything would help. Thanks Marie

marie.smith@stillwaterumc.org

Anonymous said...

I would really appreciate receiving a copy of your Blue Christmas Service Chriskbtc@att.net
Thank you

Anonymous said...

I'm gathering resources for a Blue Holiday presentation for clients experiencing mental illness and dementia. Would you be able to share your service to assist me in developing my presentation?

Thank you!

jibber_boo@hotmail.com

Anonymous said...

I would appreciate it if you would share your complete Blue Christmas service with me.

Arlenebdunn@embarqmail.com

Eikler said...

Could you email me your Blue Christmas service. We have been doing a longest night service for some years, and we have used Taize style worship for the most part. I think it would be nice to have a different style this year, though, and I'm collecting liturgies to help give me some ideas.

My contact information is:
Torin Eikler
teikler@morgantowncob.org

Anonymous said...

Please send me a copy of your Blue Christmas liturgy. Thanks for your generosity.

Anonymous said...

If you would please email your Blue Christmas service to vgaskell@bu.edu, I would deeply appreciate it. Thank you, and every best wish and blessing.

Anonymous said...

I would appreciate receiving your Blue Christmas C service. Thank you. akrueger@plateautel.net

Anonymous said...

Thank you for sharing your plan; please send me the complete service liturgy; thank you.
rmurden@verizon.net

Anonymous said...

I'm also putting together a longest night service for the first time....I'd love to see your ideas. THank you!
pastor@conceptcable.com

Anonymous said...

Please email your Blue Christmas service to pastordonna@wllc.org. Thank you for all the resources you share!