Leader: Let us rejoice together in the light.
Children: John the Baptist was witness to the light
All: Let us also be witnesses to
Jesus Christ, the light of the world
We join with sisters and brothers around the world,
candles to mark our steps in this Advent journey.
Children: Today, we light the candle of
We will rejoice in Jesus Christ, the light of the world
Leader: Let joy permeate the very depths of our being
Children: Let’s sing and shout and dance
All: Together, we proclaim to the world
that, in Christ, we have joy.