Christmas Eve Candlelight Lessons and Carols

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Music / Singing - Performance

Date & Time: Sunday, December 24, 2017
5:15 PM-6:30 PM

Suggested Audiences: Middle School, High School, College, Adult, Elders
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First Unitarian Church
90 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
Cost: FREE
Description: The seasonal splendor of the Glory of Christmas . . .
begins with the traditional holiday processional: Adeste Fidelis (O Come All Ye Faithful)--first a single soprano begins processing quietly, followed by the glorious pageantry of the festive choral processional joined by the congregation, pipe organ, and timpani.

Through a creative blend of congregational Christmas carols, solos, instruments, with the spoken word, the nativity story unfolds with colorful wonder. Both scriptures and contemporary readings recount the Christmas Story.
Our renowned Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ pulls out all the stops to fill our wonderfully restored sanctuary with the glorious sounds of Angels, Wisemen, and Shepherds.
We end the service with John Rutter's traditional Candlelight Carol and Silent Night as the single candle of the Spirit of Christmas is passed from one to another to fill our hearts with a renewed light of hope and peace.
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Entered by: will sherwood

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Created: December 13, 2017 at 2:00 PM

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