Leader: It is a night of anticipation, a night of waiting.
People: We wait, as Mary and Joseph waited for the birth of their son.
L: We wait, surrounded by the darkness of night.
P: We wait, anticipating the coming of the light.
L: In a child, they would see the light of God expressing.
P: The child would show us how to be God expressing.
All: We will show the world how to be God expressing.