Brewton-Parker to present 'Lessons and'Carols' on Sunday

MOUNT VERNON - Numerous Brewton-Parker College music ensembles and college-connected lectors will combine to present "Lessons and Carols" on Sunday, announced Dr. Mark Bowdidge, conductor of the College Choir and Choral Society.

The program is free and begins at 3 p.m. in Saliba Chapel.

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.

Musical ensembles performing in the service include the Baron Ringers, Baron Singers, Brass Ensemble, Choral Society, Concert Choir and Wind Ensemble.

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 participating lectors are: Aaron Gaston, Heather LeCompte, Lynn Addison, Dr. Harry Bayne, Dr. T.N. Retif, Wes Bergman, Tom Allen, Gene Morgan and Dr. Starr Miller, Brewton-Parker president emeritus.

Inquiries concerning "Lessons and Carols" may be directed to Theresa Solano in the BPC music division at 583-3136.