Brewton-Parker to Present 'Lessons and Carols' on Sunday, Dec. 5
MOUNT VERNON - The Brewton-Parker College Division of Music
will present the third 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. 5, announced Dr. Mark Bowdidge, conductor of the College
Choir and Choral Society and coordinator for the event.
Musical ensembles performing in the service include the Baron Ringers, Baron
Singers, Brass Ensemble, Choral Society, Concert Choir, Percussion Ensemble
and 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 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.
Inquiries concerning "Lessons and Carols" may be directed to Bowdidge