A Celebration of Christmas
“Let there be light”(ing) of trees --
and Christmas music!
Sunday evening, December 13 at 5:00
Joy to the World!
Music and carols at 5:00 p.m.
There is no Christmas without music! John Komasa, Pasquale Laurino, Steven Jensen, Colleen Brooks, and the Immanuel String Quartet have recorded a program of music and carols which will be here posted at 5:00 on Sunday, December 13. It will be available for your inspiration and enjoyment at any time throughout the season. This special gift to the congregation is in lieu of the lessons and carols program that has long marked our mid-December.
There is a Star in the East Hymn 135
Bring a Torch Jeanette Isabella
The Snow Lay on the Ground Hymn 116
On Christmas Night Hymn 112
Still, Still, Still
Pastoral from Christmas Concerto
O Holy Night
Awake! Hymn 107
I Danced in the Morning Hymn 157
Joy to the World Hymn 134
Colleen Brooks, Soloist + Steve Jensen, Organ + John Komasa, Piano
Pasquale Laurino, Violin + Victor Herro, Violin + Mary Stetson, Viola + Will Loder, Cello
A story and at-home tree lighting
at 6:30 p.m.
And then … the tradition of reading a Christmas story and tree lighting moves to a virtual platform! “Click in” at 6:30 for a story read by Ms. Larson. Children of God of all ages are invited to attend! After the story, we will do a countdown to light our trees together in our homes.
Advent Vespers at 7:00 p.m.
Although there will be no hors d'oeuvres and dessert buffet this year, our spirits will be nourished as we conclude the evening by lighting the pink "joy" candle on our Advent wreaths in a brief Advent vespers.
Email Ms. Penington at firstname.lastname@example.org
for the zoom link to the tree lighting and Advent Vespers (same link for both events)