Traditional Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols at Denison
Posted: November 21, 2007 / Last Updated: November 27, 2007
The seventh annual "Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols" is set for 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9, in Denison University's Swasey Chapel. A Lessons and Carols Choir comprised of students studying in the music department, along with the Ladies Night Out ensemble, Tehillah Gospel Music Ensemble and the Denison Flute Ensemble will be performing special music.
Jointly sponsored by the Office of Religious Life and the Department of Music, the service was inaugurated in 2000 and is now a Christmas celebration for the University and a seasonal event for the local community. Preceded by a week of tower bell concerts, the service will include biblical readings, processions and congregational carols.
Mark R. Orten, director of religious life and university chaplain, and Kevin N. Wines, liturgist and conductor, will preside at the service. Scott Hayes, organist at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Granville, will play and lead the singing of the congregational carols from the organ console.
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CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville -- Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols; 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 9, Swasey Chapel (200 Chapel Drive). Free and open to the public. Contact (740) 587-5727 to confirm information.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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