A Bold New Love: Christmas Eve with Middle Collegiate Church

Originally aired on CBS Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2018

 

 

"Joyful, Joyful"

Performed by: Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir, Samantha Waite, Ivan Anderson, soloists
Choreography by Kim Grier-Martinez, Mark Dendy, Adrienne Hurd
Jeremy Price, Hammond organ
"Joyful, Joyful" arr. M. Warren; adapt. R. Emerson

 

 

 

 

Joy to the World

 

 

"Grateful"

Performed by: Art & Soul Chorus Angela Birchett, soloist
"Grateful" by Tituss Burgess

 

 

Family Values Affirm LGBTQIA+

 

 

Lighting The Advent Candles

Marte Samuelstuen
Eddie Levy, Sarah Levy, Henry Gibson, Josephine Gibson

 

 

“Arrival Medley”

Village Chorus for Children and Youth
Trad.; arr. John Del Cueto

 

 

Isaiah 9.6–7

Rev. Bertram Johnson

 

 

“Bold. New. Love.”

by Harold Batista
Featuring “Love Is An Action” written and performed by Tituss Burgess

 

 

Luke 2.1–7

Read by Rev. Amanda Hambrick Ashcraft and Rev. Derrick Harkins

 

 

“A Child Is Born"

Performed by: Middle Church Choir
Music by T. Jones, arr. S. Broadley

 

 

“Angel Gabriel” and "Glory"

Performed by: Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir, Alex Bertrand, soloist, Matthew Johnson Harris, rapper
"Angel Gabriel" Old Basque Carol; “Glory” by J. Stephens, L. Lynn, C. Smith

 

 

Luke 2.8–14

Read by Christina Fleming and Rev. Rob Stephens

 

 

Religious Teachings Made Relevant

 

 

Word Made Flesh

Performed by Genesis Be

 

 

“You’re My Joy”

Performed by: Art & Soul Chorus
Kristina Nicole Miller, soloist
Music by Tituss Burgess

 

 

“A Bold New Religion Called Love”

Sermon by Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis

 

 

Ceremony of Light with "Silent Night, Holy Night"

Led by Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis

 

 

“Long as I Got King Jesus”

Performed by: Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir
Deborah Berg, soloist
Music by J. Cleveland

 

 

“Joyful, Joyful" Reprise & Credits

Performed by: Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir, Samantha Waite, Ivan Anderson, soloists
Choreography by Kim Grier-Martinez, Mark Dendy, Adrienne Hurd
Jeremy Price, Hammond organ
"Joyful, Joyful" arr. M. Warren; adapt. R. Emerson

 

 

“Safety”

Performed by: Madge Dietrich, soloist, and the Gospel Ensemble
Music by Oscar Williams Jr.