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Brewton-Parker to Present 'Lessons and Carols' on Sunday, Dec. 4
MOUNT VERNON – The Brewton-Parker College Division of Music will present
the fourth annual Festival of Lessons and Carols. Numerous Brewton-Parker College
music ensembles and college-connected lectors will combine to present the seasonal
service on Sunday, Dec. 4, announced Dr. Mark Bowdidge, conductor of the College
Choir and coordinator for the event.
The program is free and begins at 3 p.m. in Saliba Chapel.
Musical ensembles performing in the service include the Baron Ringers, Baron
Singers, Brass Ensemble, Concert Choir and Community Wind Ensemble. Selections
to be performed include the favorite Christmas carols for congregation and
choir as well as seasonal music presented by each of the ensembles.
Nine lessons will be read from the Bible, beginning with the fall of man in
the Garden of Eden in Genesis and concluding with the incarnation of Christ
in the Gospel of John.
The service, established in the early part of the 20th century at King's College
Cambridge, consists of the reading of God's Word and music commenting on the
text. Ensembles and congregation will participate in the musical presentation.
Inquiries concerning "Lessons and Carols" may be directed to Bowdidge