Como Lake United Church
Como Lake United Church is live
Como Lake and Inlet United Churches Christmas Eve Worship
Rev.  Jan Bihl
Rev. Jan Bihl
Friday, December 24, 2021

Christmas Eve Worship

An Inlet and Como Lake United Church Collaboration

Friday, December 24, 2021 at 6 pm


Please visit our websites for more information about us:

Como Lake United:

Inlet United:

We would like to acknowledge that Inlet and Como Lake United Churches are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Kwikwetlem, Musqueam, Squamish, Stó:lō and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.                         


Rev. Jen Swanson~Inlet United Church

Rev. Julie Lebrun~Inlet United Church

Rev. Jan Bihl~Como Lake United Church



Jan Morrissey

Lesley Ebenstiner

John Cashore


Video Production & Editing:

Rev. Jenn Swanson

Animation by Video by Jeff Jacobs from


Hymns streamed under OneLicense

Streaming License OneLicense # A717092

Worship Series adapted from



Jean-Marc Stacey~Piano

Tim Stacey~Bass

Chris Carmichael~Guitar & Vocals

Marcia Carmichael~Vocals

Gerhard Bihl~Harmonica, Guitar & Vocals

Singing provided by everyone else present!


The First Noel Played by Jean-Marc Stacey on piano and Tim Stacey on bass.  Words and Music: Traditional, Stephen DeCesare Public Domain

VU #48 Hark the Herald Angels Sing Words: Charles Wesley 1739, alt. Music: Felix Mendelssohn 1840, adapted by William Hayman-Cummings, 1856

Hope Waits for Us at Advent Original song by Amanda Udis-Kessler Worship Design Studio  

VU#60 O Come All Ye Faithful (1,3,5) Words: Latin John Francis Wade ca 1743 English Trans: Frederick Oakley 1841 Music: attrib. John Francis Wade 1743

VU#59 Joy to the World Words: Isaac Watts 1719 alt. Music: attrib. George Frideric Handel 1742 Public Domain

Carol: VU#44 It Came Upon the Midnight Clear Words: Edmund Hamilton Sears 1849, alt. Music: Richard Storrs Willis, 1850 Words and Music: Public Domain

VU#69 Away in a Manger Tune: Cradle Song, William J. Kirkpatrick Text: St. 1-2, anon.; st. 3, McFarland; Public Domain

VU#38 Angels We Have Heard on High (1,2,3) Words: French Traditional Carol trans James Chadwick 1860 Music: French carol melody Public Domain

A Child is Born Words: Alec Wilder Music: Thad Jones © Copyright 1969 (Renewed) and 1997 D’Accord Music and Ludlow Music, Inc., New York,

Make of My Heart a Stable Original song by Amanda Udis-Kessler Written for the Worship Design Studio, which created its own separate video. Recording and video by Ken Janzen.

Lord’s Prayer VU#921 Adpt. from a chant by R. Langdon. Public domain.

VU# 67 “Silent Night” Words: Joseph Mohr 1818 Music: Franz Xavier Grüner 1818 Public Domain

Good King Wenceslas Words: John Mason Neale (1818-1866) Music: "Tempus adest floridum"; adaptation by Rev. Thomas Helmore from Piae Cantiones, 1582.Source: Collected Hymns, Sequences and Carols of John Mason Neale (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1914), from John Mason Neale and Thomas Helmore, Carols for Christmas-tide (London: Novello, 1853)