Episcopal Church Of The Good Shepherd Holds Christmas Eve Services

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Christmas Eve services at The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 211 Franklin Road, Lookout Mountain, will begin at 3:30 p.m. with the Children’s Christmas Pageant and Eucharist Rite II. The Junior and Cherub Choirs will present the Christmas story in music and drama in this specially designed service of Holy Eucharist. There will be no sermon or homily at this service and nursery is provided only for infants and toddlers.

The 6 p.m. festive Holy Eucharist Rite II will include music by the Adult Choir and Youth Chorale who will offer the "Communion Service in E" by Harold Darke as well as traditional Christmas carols. The Rev. Robert Childers will preach.

The last service of Christmas Eve, the Festive Eucharist Rite II, at 10:30 p.m. is a service of candlelight and celebration and begins at 10:30 pm. It will include music by the Adult Choir and Youth Chorale who will offer the "Communion Service in E" by Harold Darke as well as traditional Christmas carols. The Rev. Robert Childers will preach and the service will conclude with the lighting of hand candles by the congregation. We will welcome Christmas and the Christ Child with a champagne toast after the service. 

The celebration of Christmas Day will be held in the Chapel at 10 a.m. with Holy Eucharist Rite I. The Rev. Robert Childers will preach.

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