Denison Hosts Annual Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols
Date of Event: December 13, 2009
Posted: December 4, 2009
The 10th annual Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols is set for 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13, in Denison University's Swasey Chapel (200 Chapel Drive). A Lessons and Carols Choir comprised of students studying in the music department, along with the Tehillah Gospel Music Ensemble, will perform special music. The event is free and open to the public.
Jointly sponsored by the Center for Religious and Spiritual 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 and spiritual 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.
For more information, contact 740-587-5727 or visit www.denison.edu.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — The 10th annual Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols will be held at 7 p.m. on Sun., Dec. 13, in Denison’s Swasey Chapel (200 Chapel Drive). The event is free and open to the public; for more information, contact 740-587-5727 or visit www.denison.edu.
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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