Adrianna - Isaiah 9:6
For a child will be born to us; a son will be given to us; and the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.
Ezra - Letter C
"Christmas is carols that we sing with joy, celebrating the birthday of God's little boy.
Jacob - Luke 2:10-11
And the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of a great joy which shall be for all the people; for today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
Joy to the World (children sing first verse while Jacob plays piano)
Keziah - Letter H
"Christmas is hope for the whole human race. Our hope is in Jesus who died in our place."
Mariah - 1 Timothy 4:10
"we have fixed our hope on the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of believers." I Timothy 4:10
Gwen - Letter R
"Christmas is receiving the gift God gives—Jesus His Son so that we may live."
(holds up a gift-wrapped box and pretends to read the label): From God (points upward) to You!(points to audience: then opens package and removes card that says Eternal Life, holding it up for all to see)
Eliora - Letter I
"Christmas is Immanuel—the Son's special name that says God is with us! That's why He came."
Mary - Matthew 1:21
"And she will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus, for it is He who will save His people from their sins."
O Come, All Ye Faithful (children sing first verse while Mary plays piano)
Kirsten - Letter S
Christmas is shepherds leaving their sheep to go see God's Son in a manger asleep.
Ethan - Luke 2:20
"The shepherds went back, glorifying and praising God for all that they had heard and seen, just as had been told them."
Shannon - Letter T
Christmas is telling people we know that Jesus the Savior was born long ago.
Holds up a sign that says, "Jesus is the Reason for the Season."
Abi - Letter M
Christmas is a manger in a poor cattle stall. The baby who slept there is Lord of us all.
Andrew - Luke 2:7
And she gave birth to her first-born son; and she wrapped Him in cloths and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.
Away in a Manger (children sing first verse while Titus plays piano)
Priscilla - Letter A
Christmas is angels filling the sky, praising the Lord on earth and on high.
(waves arms overhead and shouts) "Glory to God in the highest and on earth!"
Beniah - Letter S
Christmas is special don't you agree? For Jesus, God's Son, came for you and for me!
Titus - John 3:16
"For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life."
Hark, The Herald Angels Sing (children sing first verse while Leandra plays piano)
Pete leads congregation in the rest of Hark the Herald as children go back to their seats.
Poster Board with letters C,H,R,I,S,T,M,A,S
Box Gifted Wrapped with removable lid wrapped separately
Sign with words "Eternal Life" inside gift wrapped box (or envelope)
Sign that says "Jesus is the Reason for the Season"