Donald Myers was the pastor of First Baptist Church Reedsville. The service starts with a scripture reading from 0:00-0:43. An announcement is given from 0:51-2:00. A prayer is offered from 2:02-3:24. An introduction to the speaker is given from 3:32-6:11. Rev. Myers speaks from 6:17-23:18. His source text was James 2:27. He preaches on the important role pastors must play to serve the oppressed and overlooked.
Wayne Burkett was from Calvary Moravian Church in Winston-Salem, NC. This service was a lovefeast service. The service starts with Christmas carols from 0:00-2:10. A responsive reading takes place from 2:13-3:05. Music plays from 3:06-3:58. A prayer is offered from 3:59-4:17. The Gloria hymn is sung from 4:18-6:25. A responsive prayer is given from 6:26-8:28. A special choir performance takes place from 8:40-12:10. Rev. Burkett speaks from 12:17-14:20. He preaches on the idea of a lovefeast. Music plays from 14:32-23:06. A prayer is given prior to the lovefeast from 23:15-23:58. The choir performs again from 23:23-31:28. Brukett delivers a short message from 31:40-35:28. “Joy to the World” and “Silent Night” are sung from 35:35-38:33.
Richard Albert Spencer was Assistant Professor of New Testament. The service begins with a responsive reading from 0:00-0:40. Isaiah 9:2-7 is read from 0:41-2:00. A moment of silent prayer takes place from 2:05-3:54. Dr. Spencer speaks from 4:01-15:25. He delivers a message on the true meaning of Christmas.
Robert Ernst Poerschke was Professor of Christian Education. The service starts with a prayer from 0:00-2:44. An introduction to the choir singing is given from 2:47-3:07. Luke 2:8-20 is read from 3:19-5:05. A prayer is offered from 5:10-8:29. Dr. Poerschke speaks from 8:44-24:16. He asks the chapel what they are expecting for this Christmas. Music plays from 24:27-27:50.
Glenn T. Miller was Assistant Professor of Church History. The service begins with a confessional prayer from 0:00-0:47. John 3:16 is read from 0:56-1:07. Isaiah 7:13-18 is read from 1:19-2:34. Isaiah 9:1-7 is read from 2:49-4:18. Isaiah 11:1-9 is read from 4:29-6:00. Portions of verses from Isaiah 52 and 53 are read 6:05-8:30. A time of quiet prayer and meditation takes place from 8:45-12:45. Closing remarks are given from 12:59-13:21.
William Randall Lolley was the 3rd president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Lolley opens the service with a scripture reading from 0:00-1:38. He offers a prayer from 1:39-3:11. Lolley preaches from 3:18-22:36. He talks about the life and pilgrimage of Jesus and how His birth was important for humanity.