'Twas the Night Before Christmas


Author: Clement Clarke Moore

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544325249

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Santa and his reindeer make their Christmas eve visit to the world's children.

The Night Before

Savannah series


Author: Lisa Jackson

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444780255

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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In the dark shadows of Savannah, a serial killer strikes. It's an act of sinister precision that has happened many times before - every victim an offering to a hunger that can never be sated. Catilyn Montgomery Bandeaux wakes, covered in blood. But Caitlyn has no memory of the night before, when her estranged husband was brutally murdered like so many others she has known . . . Dodging the police and haunted by horrifying, fragmented memories, Caitlyn turns to Adam Hunt, the city's new psychologist. But how far can she really trust him? For as a twisted killer strikes again and again, Caitlyn is about to discover that those who appear the most innocent can be the most evil.

The Night Before

Two Christmas Eve Services with Children's Sermons


Author: Rod Tkach,Jeffrey Whitman,Wesley T. Runk

Publisher: CSS Publishing

ISBN: 0788023810

Category: Religion

Page: 48

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Comprised of two compelling services plus a pair of delightful children's messages, this complete set of Christmas Eve resources provides everything you need to create a special worship experience that your congregation will remember long after the holiday decorations have been stored away. A Christmas Gift contemplates Christmas Eve's mixture of madness and magic through a creative weaving together of carols, prayers, scripture readings, and several brief meditations. By highlighting some of the diverse moments, memories, and traditions that contribute to the gift of Christmas, this worship service evokes the powerful mystery and miracle of the nativity. O Come, Emmanuel is a moving candlelight service which utilizes the ancient antiphons of Advent to explore the longing behind our search for the Messiah. As the service unfolds, the singing and reading of each antiphon leads worshipers to reflect on the hopes and desires that bring us to Bethlehem, culminating in the joyful announcement that God has come among us. The service employs two readers and a solo quartet, along with congregational singing of several traditional hymns. An original choral arrangement of the Christmas antiphon is included. Two inspiring messages for the children's moment are also included. Featuring an interactive, conversational style that involves young people, these lessons can be used with either service or separately. One message helps children think about where Jesus might be in their town or neighborhood if he were born today, while the other celebrates how Christ's birth draws us all together. Rod Tkach is the pastor of Faith United Methodist Church in Williston, North Dakota. He is a graduate of Jamestown College, Asbury Theological Seminary, and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jeffrey Whitman is the senior pastor of Colonial Park United Church of Christ in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Lebanon Valley College and Lancaster Seminary. Wesley T. Runk is the author of more than 30 books of children's object lessons, including The Giant Book Of Children's Sermons -- Matthew To Revelation (CSS). A graduate of Wittenberg University and Hamma School of Theology, Runk is an ordained Evangelical Lutheran Church in America pastor who has served numerous Ohio congregations.

The Night Before Christmas


Author: N.A

Publisher: Charlesbridge

ISBN: 1607343479

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 26

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Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a reading of Clement C. Moore's classic verse, which has brightened the season ever since it was first published in 1823. And now this heartwarming poem is more dazzling than ever before. Acclaimed painter Eric Puybaret enchantingly captures the story's magic and wide-eyed wonder: a cozy home with stockings hung by a mantel; visions of sugarplums dancing in the dreams of sleeping children; a miniature sleigh pulled by eight prancing reindeer; and of course, jolly Santa, with his merry dimples and twinkling eyes, coming down the chimney with a bagful of toys.

The Night Before Christmas


Author: Alison Roberts

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1459220099

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

View: 4699

All single mom Lizzie wants this Christmas is the gift of health for her sick daughter. But her twin girls want a special man to take care of Lizzie—and her daughter's doctor Jack Rousseau is topping their list! Jack's a renowned surgeon, but he's no Santa Claus—he's used to working miracles in the O.R., but can he heal Lizzie's heart?

The Night Before Christmas

The Classic Account of the Visit from St. Nicholas


Author: Clement C. Moore

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 150111591X

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

View: 394

First published anonymously in 1823—and later attributed to Clemente C. Moore—The Night Before Christmas is arguably one of the most famous and cherished Christmas poems of all time. Moore’s depiction of St. Nicholas played a significant role in our modern conception of Santa Claus. It is, and always has been, the quintessential holiday tale.

'Tis the Night Before Jesus


Author: Robert J. Mueller

Publisher: CSS Publishing

ISBN: 1556733585

Category: Christmas

Page: 20

View: 2195

"'Tis the night before Jesus when all through the earth, Every creature is stirring for a new baby's birth." Here is a Christmas Eve service that persons of all ages will enjoy. It may easily be presented by the younger members of your congregation. It includes a complete order of service with: - Suggested music for children's choir - Hymns for the entire congregation - Parts for a speaking choir - A brief monolgue by Mary - One page listing additional hymns that could be used with the service Robert Mueller is a native of Arkansas and has been pastor of Lutheran congregations in Louisiana, Kansas, and Iowa. He is presently a free-lance writer living near Ponchatoula, Louisiana. His other CSS books include "For People Just Like Us," "Seven Tell Their Story," and "Good Morning, Jersalem!"