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Fri, Dec 03


Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

Procession of Advent Lessons & Carols

Holy Trinity’s choirs join musical forces with vocal and instrumental musicians from St. Sebastian Parish for this annual event. We hear the powerful story of salvation — from Bible readings, anthems and beloved hymns — that moves us from darkness to light, Advent to Christmas.

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Procession of Advent Lessons & Carols
Procession of Advent Lessons & Carols

Time & Location

Dec 03, 2021, 7:30 PM

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 50 N Prospect St, Akron, OH 44304, USA


About the Event


Prelude: Veni, Emmanuel – Mitchell & Sandra Eithun; Charles Gounod

Greeting & announcements: Rev. David Nevergall

Processional Hymn: Creator of the Stars of Night

Prayer: Father John Valencheck

First Reading: Genesis 3:1-20

Anthem: Adam Lay Ybounden – Borid Ord

Second Reading: Isaiah 9:1-6

Hymn: The King Shall Come

Third Reading: Zephaniah 3:14-18

Anthem & Hymn: Zion Hears the Watchmen’s Voices – J. S. Bach 

Fourth Reading: Micah 5:2-4

Hymn: O Little Town of Bethlehem – arr. Robert Powell

Anthem: Betelehemu– arr. Andy Beck

Fifth Reading: Luke 1:26-38

Anthem: A Virgin Unspotted – William Billings

Sixth Reading: Luke 2:8-20

Anthem: The Snow Lay on the Ground – arr. Robert Wetzler

Hymn: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Seventh Reading: John 1:1-14

Anthem: Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day – John Gardner

Prayer & Blessing: Rev. David Nevergall

Recessional Hymn: Joy to the World

Postlude: Joy to the World - Sue Mitchell-Wallace, John Head

In lieu of a festive reception, in-person attendees will receive a package of sweet treats to enjoy at home.


  • 1 hour 30 minutes

    The concert will begin promptly at 7:30 PM. To view the live stream, be sure to register to receive the emailed link.

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