Lessons & Carols on December 8th
St. James’ Gift to the Community!
A Festival of Lessons and Carols will be offered FREE to the community on December 8 at 4:00 at St James featuring a 40 voice choir from the combined choirs of St. James’, St. Luke’s, Camillus, St. John’s, Marcellus, and St. Peter and John. Auburn, The 1 hour presentation will begin with a candlelight procession with handbells. Readings from scripture pertaining to the coming of Christ and on the Christmas story will be read by youth from the 4 churches. In between each of the 9 Lessons (readings) will be music sung by the choir or carols sung by the congregation . The presentation is modeled on Lessons and Carols performed at King’s College Cambridge every Christmas Day since 1913.
A full reception funded by the St. James’ thrift shop will follow the 1 hour event.