Music And Children's Pageant For Christmas Eve At Episcopal Church Of Good Shepherd, Lookout Mountain

Thursday, December 19, 2013

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

At 6 p.m. will be a Festive Eucharist, Rite II and will include music by the Adult Choir and Youth Chorale who will offer the "Mass of the Holy Night" as well as traditional Christmas carols. The Rev. Robert Childers will preach.

The last service of Christmas Eve, a 10:30 p.m. Festive Eucharist, Rite II, is a service of candlelight and celebration. It will include music by the Adult Choir and Youth Choral with "Mass of the Holy Night" and traditional Christmas carols. The Rev. Mac Brown will preach. The service will conclude with the lighting of hand candles. We will welcome Christmas and the Christ Child with a champagne toast after the service.

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


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