Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols
Sung by The Combined Adult Choirs of
The Episcopal Church of St. Paul, Chatham
Brandon L. Dumas, Director
All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Millington
James J. Douglas, Director
On Sunday, December 9th at 4 o’clock P.M. the communities of Chatham and Millington will come together in the Anglican Tradition of an Advent Festive Service of Scripture and Song which will be offered at The Episcopal Church of Saint Paul, Chatham.
Familiar hymns, anthems and lessons of the Advent season will come together to bring alive a musical service of the anticipation and joy of Christmas.
The Rev’d Elizabeth M.C. Kaeton, Rector of St. Paul’s and the Rev’d Victoria Geer McGrath, rector of All Saints’, will lead the service. Chatham Borough Mayor, the Hon. Richard L. Plambeck. will offer one of the readings.
Music of English composers Charles Wood and Andrew Carter and Italian composer Giovanni Luigi da Palestrina will be offered, as well as the World Premier of Comfort, comfort ye my people by James J. Douglas, director of All Saints’.
Admission is free and open to the public. Free-will donations to benefit the music programs of both churches are gratefully accepted. For more information, please call the Church Office at (973) 635-8085, or visit http://www.stpaulschatham.org .