Advent Lessons and Carols Service, Sunday, December 9, 10:30 AM
Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church presents its unique service of Lessons and Carols, Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 10:30 AM, in the historic Glenn sanctuary on the Emory campus. Children’s, youth and adult choirs, soloists and instrumentalists will offer music to proclaim Advent texts chosen especially for this service. Leading from the organ will be Organist Laureate, Timothy Albrecht, assisted by Jeffrey Kershner, timpani, and Karin Bliznik, Associate Principal Trumpet with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Music Director Steven Darsey will lead.
Featured soloists will be Glenn youth, Mary Katherine Henry and Maddie Allums. In addition to congregational carols and hymns, the poetry of John Donne and Byron Herbert Reece will be heard, and the Chancel Choir will sing J.S. Bach’s brilliant final movement from Cantata no. 181, Laß, Höchster, uns zu allen Zeiten. The service will conclude with Bach’s majestic “Dona Nobis Pacem” from the B-Minor Mass.