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Christmas 2010 from God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen

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God rest ye merry,
In the Spirit of the Holidays, here gentlemen,
are some of the traditional and Let nothing ye dismay,
classic Christmas Carols that you Remember Christ our Savior
can share with your friends and
Was born on Christmas Day;
family.
To save us all from Satan's
All the best for a very Merry power
Christmas from Team NNL! When we were gone astray.

O good tidings of comfort


and joy,
Comfort and joy,
O good tidings of comfort
and joy!

From God our heavenly


Father
A blessed angel came;
And unto certain shepherds
Brought tiding of the same;
How that in Bethlehem was
born The Son of God by
name.

"Fear not, then," said the


angel, "Let nothing ye
affright;
This day is born a Savior
Of a pure virgin bright,
To free all those who trust in
him From Satan's power
and might."

Now to the Lord sing praises,


All ye within this place, Incense owns a Deity nigh.
And with true love and Prayer and praising all men
brotherhood Each other raising
now embrace;
This holy tide of Christmas Worship Him, God on high.
Doth bring redeeming grace.
Myrrh is mine: Its bitter
perfume Breaths a life of
gathering gloom.
We Three Kings of Orient

We three kings of Orient are Sorrowing, sighing, bleeding


Bearing gifts we traverse dying, Sealed in the stone-
afar. cold tomb.

Field and fountain, moor and Glorious now behold Him


mountain, Following yonder arise, King and God and
star. Sacrifice.

Oh, oh, star of wonder, star Alleluia, alleluia!


of night, Star with royal Sounds through the earth and
beauty bright skies.

Westward leading, still


proceeding Silent Night

Guide us to thy perfect Light. Silent night, holy night,


All is calm, all is bright
Born a king on Bethlehem's Round yon virgin mother and
plain child.

Gold I bring to crown Him Holy infant so tender and


again mild;

King forever, ceasing never Sleep in heavenly peace.


Over us all to reign. Sleep in heavenly peace.

Frankincense to offer have I. Silent night, holy night,


Shepherds quake at the sight, Come and behold Him, born
Glories stream from heaven the King of angels;
afar;
O come, let us adore Him,
Heavenly hosts sing alleluia; O come, let us adore Him,
Christ the Savior, is born! O come, let us adore Him,
Christ the Savior, is born! Christ the Lord.

Silent night, holy night, True God of true God, Light


Son of God, love's pure light from Light Eternal,
Radiant beams from thy holy Lo, he shuns not the Virgin's
face; womb;
Son of the Father, begotten,
With the dawn of redeeming not created;
grace,
Jesus, Lord, at thy birth. Sing, choirs of angels, sing in
Jesus, Lord, at thy birth. exultation;
Sing, all ye citizens of
heaven above!
Glory to God, all glory in the
highest;

See how the shepherds,


summoned to His cradle,
leaving their flocks, draw
nigh to gaze;
We too will thither bend our
joyful footsteps;

Child, for us sinners poor and


O Come, All Ye Faithful in the manger, we would
embrace Thee, with love and
O come, all ye faithful, joyful awe;
and triumphant, Who would not love Thee,
Come ye, O come ye, to loving us so dearly?
Bethlehem.
Yea, Lord, we greet Thee, No ear may hear his coming,
born this happy morning; But in this world of sin,
Jesus, to Thee be glory given; Where meek souls will
Word of the Father, now in receive him, still The dear
flesh appearing. Christ enters in.

O Little Town of Bethlehem Where children pure and


happy
O little town of Bethlehem, Pray to the blessed Child,
How still we see the lie! Where misery cries out to
Above thy deep and thee,
dreamless sleep Son of the mother mild;
The silent stars go by; Where charity stands
Yet in thy dark streets watching
shineth The everlasting And faith holds wide the
Light; The hopes and fears of door,
all the years Are met in thee The dark night wakes, the
to-night. glory breaks,
And Christmas comes once
For Christ is born of Mary, more.
And gathered all above,
While mortals sleep, the O holy Child of Bethlehem!
angels keep their watch of Descend to us, we pray;
wondering love. Cast out our sin and enter in,
Be born in us to-day.
O morning stars, together We hear the Christmas angels
Proclaim the holy birth! The great glad tidings tell;
And praises sing to God the O come to us, abide with us,
King, And peace to men on Our Lord Emmanuel!
earth.

How silently, how silently,


The wondrous gift is given!
So God imparts to human
hearts the blessings of his
heaven.
O'er all the weary world;
Above its sad and lowly
plains;

They bend on hovering wing,


And ever o'er its Babel-
sounds;

The blessed angels sing.

Yet with the woes of sin and


strife;

The world has suffered long;


It Came Upon a Midnight Beneath the heavenly strain
Clear have rolled;

It came upon the midnight Two thousand years of


clear, That glorious song of wrong;
old, From angels bending And man, at war with man,
near the earth hears not;

To touch their harps of gold: The tidings which they bring;


"Peace on the earth, good O hush the noise, ye men of
will to men, From heaven's strife;
all-gracious King."
And hear the angels sing!
The world in solemn stillness
lay To hear the angels sing. O ye, beneath life's crushing
load;
Still through the cloven skies Whose forms are bending
they come with peaceful low,
wings unfurled, Who toil along the climbing
way
And still their heavenly With painful steps and slow,
music floats Look now! for glad and
golden hours
Come swiftly on the wing; Repeat, repeat the sounding
O rest beside the weary road joy.
And hear the angels sing!
No more let sins and sorrows
For lo! the days are hastening grow,
on, nor thorns infest the ground;
By prophets seen of old, He comes to make His
When with the ever-circling blessing flow
years far as the curse is found,
Shall come the time foretold, far as the curse is found,
When peace shall over all the far as, far as the curse is
earth found.
Its ancient splenders fling,
And the whole world give He rules the world with truth
back the song which now the and grace,
angels sing. and makes the nations prove
the glories of His
Joy to the World righteousness,
and wonders of His love,
Joy to the world! the Lord is and wonders of His love,
come; and wonders, wonders of His love.
Let earth receive her King;
Let every heart prepare Him
room,
and heaven and nature sing,
and heaven and nature sing,
and heaven, and heaven and
nature sing.

Joy to the earth! the Savior


reigns; Let men their songs
employ;
while fields and floods, Support the Thunder Bay Regional Health
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rocks, hills and plains
Repeat the sounding joy, The First Noel
Repeat the sounding joy,
The first Noel, the angel did This star drew night to the
say, northwest,
Was to certain poor O'er Bethlehem it took its
shepherds in fields as they rest;
lay; And there it did both stop and
In fields where they lay stay,
keeping their sheep, On a Right over the place where
cold winter's night that was Jesus lay.
so deep. Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel,
Born is the King of Israel.
Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel,
Born is the King of Israel. Then entered in those wise
men three,
They looked up and saw a Full reverently upon their
star knee;
Shining in the East, beyond And offered there in his
them far; presence,
And to the earth it gave great Their gold, and myrrh, and
light, frankincense.
And so it continued both day
and night. Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel,
Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel, Born is the King of Israel.
Born is the King of Israel.
Hark! The Herald Angels
And by the light of that same Sing
star, Three wise men came
from country far; Hark! The herald angels sing
Glory to the new born King!
To seek for a King was their Peace on earth and mercy
intent, mild,
And to follow the star God and sinners reconciled!
wherever it went. Joyful, all ye nations, rise,
Join the triumph of the skies;
Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel, With the angelic host
Born is the King of Israel. proclaim
Christ is born in Bethlehem!
Hark! The herald angels sing
Glory to the new born King! Risen with healing in His
wings
Christ, by highest heaven Mild He lay His glory by
adored; Born that man no more may
Christ, the everlasting Lord; die
Late in time behold him
come, Come Desire of Nations
Offspring of the virgin's come,
womb. Fix in us thy humble home.
Veiled in flesh the Godhead Rise, the woman's conquering
see; Seed,
Hail the incarnate Deity, Bruise in us the serpent's
Pleased as man with man to head.
dwell; Adam's likeness now efface
Jesus, our Emmanuel! Stamp thine image in its
place
Mild he lays his glory by,
Born that man no more may Good King Wenceslas
die,
Born to raise the sons of Good King Wenceslas looked
earth, out on the feast of Stephen,
Born to give them second when the snow lay round
birth. about, deep and crisp and
Risen with healing in his even.
wings,
Light and life to all he Brightly shown the moon that
brings, night, though the frost was
Hail, the Sun of cruel, when a poor man came
Righteousness! in sight, gathering winter
Hail, the heaven-born Prince fuel.
of Peace!
Hail the Heaven-born Prince Hither, page, and stand by
of Peace me.

Hail the Son of If thou know it telling:


Righteousness yonder peasant, who is he?
Light and life to all He brings Where and what his dwelling?
Therefore, Christian men, be
Sire, he lives a good league sure, wealth or rank
hence, underneath the possessing, ye who now will
mountain, right against the bless the poor shall
forest fence by Saint Agnes yourselves find blessing.
fountain.

Bring me flesh, and bring me


wine.

Bring me pine logs hither.


Thou and I will see him dine
when we bear the thither.
Page and monarch, forth they
went, forth they went
together through the rude
wind's wild lament and the
bitter weather.

Sire, the night is darker now,


and the wind blows stronger. Do You Hear What I Hear?
Fails my heart, I know not
how. Said the night wind to the
little lamb, "Do you see what
I can go no longer. I see?

Ark my footsteps my good Way up in the sky, little


page, tread thou in them lamb, Do you see what I see?
boldly: Thou shalt find the
winter's rage freeze thy blood A star, a star, dancing in the
less coldly. night With a tail as big as a
kite, With a tail as big as a
In his master's step he trod, kite."
where the snow lay dented.
Heat was in the very sod Said the little lamb to the
which the saint had printed. shepherd boy,
"Do you hear what I hear?
Ringing through the sky,
shepherd boy, Do you hear
what I hear?

A song, a song high above the


trees With a voice as big as
the the sea, With a voice as
big as the the sea."

Said the shepherd boy to the


mighty king, "Do you know
what I know?
Silver Bells
In your palace warm, mighty
king, Do you know what I City sidewalks, busy
know? sidewalks dressed in holiday
style
A Child, a Child shivers in
the cold-- Let us bring him In the air there's a feeling of
silver and gold, Let us bring Christmas
him silver and gold."
Children laughing, People
Said the king to the people passing Meeting smile after
everywhere, "Listen to what I smile And on ev'ry street
say! corner you'll hear

Pray for peace, people, Silver bells, silver bells


everywhere, Listen to what I It's Christmas time in the city
say! Ring-a-ling, hear them sing
Soon it will be Christmas day
The Child, the Child sleeping
in the night He will bring us Strings of street lights
goodness and light, He will Even stop lights
bring us goodness and light." Blink a bright red and green
As the shoppers rush
home with their treasures
Hear the snow crunch With every Christmas card I
See the kids bunch write
This is Santa's big scene
And above all this bustle May your days be merry and
you'll hear bright

Silver bells, silver bells And may all your Christmases


It's Christmas time in the city be white
Ring-a-ling, hear them sing
Soon it will be Christmas day

White Christmas

Let It Snow!
I'm dreaming of a white
Christmas
Oh, the weather outside is
Just like the ones I used to
frightful,
know
But the fire is so delightful,
Where the treetops glisten
And since we've no place to
and children listen
go, Let it snow, let it snow,
To hear sleigh bells in the
let it snow.
snow

It doesn't show signs of


I'm dreaming of a white
stopping, And I brought some
Christmas
corn for popping; The lights
With every Christmas card I
are turned way down low, Let
write
it snow, let it snow, let it
snow.
May your days be merry and
bright
When we finally say good
night, How I'll hate going out
And may all your Christmases
in the storm;
be white

But if you really hold me


I'm dreaming of a white
tight, All the way home I'll
Christmas
be warm.

The fire is slowly dying,


And, my dear, we're still In the meadow we can build a
good-bye-ing, But as long as snowman,
you love me so. Then pretend that he is
Parson Brown,
Let it snow, let it snow, let it He'll say: Are you married?,
snow. we'll say: No man, But you
can do the job when you're in
town.

Later on, we'll conspire,


As we dream, by the fire,
To face unafraid, the plans
that we've made, Walking in
a winter wonderland.

In the meadow we can build a


snowman,
And pretend that he's a circus
clown
Winter Wonderland
We'll have lots of fun with
mister snowman, Until the
Sleigh bells ring, are you
other kiddies knock him
listening?
down.
In the lane, snow is
glistening,
When it snows, ain't it
A beautiful sight, we're
thrilling, Though your nose
happy tonight,
gets a chilling;
Walking in a winter
wonderland.
We'll frolic and play, the
Eskimo way,
Gone away, is the bluebird,
Here to stay, is a new bird
Walking in a winter
He sings a love song, as we
wonderland.
go along,
Walking in a winter
Walking in a winter
wonderland.
wonderland.
Sleigh Ride Let's take the road before us
And sing a chorus or two
Just hear those sleigh bells Come on, it's lovely weather
jingle-ing For a sleigh ride together
with you
Ring ting tingle-ing too
Come on, it's lovely weather
For a sleigh ride together
with you
May the Christmas Spirit
Outside the snow is falling embrace you and your family,
And friends are calling "You and friends with a warmth
Hoo" that chases away all of the
cold weather.
Come on, it's lovely weather
For a sleigh ride together In this time of year, don’t
with you forget to reach a little deeper
to help those in our
Giddy-yap giddy-yap giddy- community who are in need.
yap let's go; Let's look at the
snow There are many charities that
need your help. It doesn’t
We're riding in a wonderland have to be money, often it
of snow can be your volunteer time.

Giddy-yap giddy-yap giddy- Maybe in Thunder Bay and


yap it's grand; Region we may make 2011
Just holding your hand the happiest year in our
We're gliding along with the history!
song of a wintry fairy land

Our cheeks are nice and rosy


And comfy cozy are we
We're snuggled up together
like two birds of a feather
would be