Lessons and Carols for Christmas 2017

Sunday December 17th, 2017 at 5:00 pm

A candlelight service of Nine Lessons and Carols sung by the Choristers and Adult Choir. Consisting of readings that recount the Christmas story, choral anthems, and favorite carols sung by the congregation, this service is one of Saint Paul’s most popular offerings of the year and has become a Chestnut Hill tradition.

  • Director of Music – Zach Fritsch-Hemenway
  • Guest Organist – Monica Czausz

Our Program includes:

  • Sussex Carol – arr. Philip Ledger
  • Adam Lay Ybounden – Boris Ord
  • E’en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come – Paul Manz
  • I Saw Three Ships – arr. Simon Preston
  • There is a Flower – John Rutter
  • Bogoroditse Dyevo – Sergei Rachmaninoff
  • Sing Lullaby – Herbert Howells
  • Make We Joy Now in this Fest – William Walton
  • Huron Carol – Paul Halley
  • A Babe is Born – William Mathias

Organ Prelude

At 4:40pm there will be an organ prelude Noël Suisse, by Claude Benigne Balbastre

Early seating advised. A reception follows in the Parish Hall. All are welcome.