A Children’s Christmas Pageant Script : The First Christmas by Louise Egan - Music and Carols
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The Christmas carols used in this version of the pageant are:

Oh Little Town of Bethlehem
Away in a Manger
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Joy to the World
We Three Kings
Silent Night
We Wish You a Merry Christmas

You can find the words to these songs on this site by clicking on “Program Design and Advertising” in the left navigation box. Additionally, you can get the full lyrics and chords for guitar online free at this website: About.com/Christmas Carol Lyrics and Guitar Tabs

You may wish to delete or add some carols (or verses) depending on the length of your performance. If you have some really polished singers, you might want to give them solos on one or more of the verses (remember to mike them well - your audience will be grateful).

Some other song ideas:

1) It Came Upon a Midnight Clear (The Angels)
2) The First Noel (Angels to Shepherds)
3) Angels, We Have Heard on High (Gloria in Excelcius) (Sheperds to Angels)
4) O Holy Night (BIrth of Jesus)
5) While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by Night (Shepherds)
6) The Messiah (Counselor...) (During the Prophets)
7) God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Birth of Jesus)
8) What Child is This? (Birth of Jesus)