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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.
Time & Location
Dec 03, 2021, 7:30 PM
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 50 N Prospect St, Akron, OH 44304, USA
About the Event
ON THE PROGRAM:
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.