For Immediate Release
Episcopal Church in Delaware Contact: Cynde A. Bimbi
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Choir School of Delaware Contact: Hannah Grasso
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BISHOP OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN DELAWARE TO HOST LESSONS AND CAROLS WITH THE CHOIR SCHOOL
LEWES, DE: The Episcopal Church in Delaware proudly announces A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, led by The Rt. Rev. Kevin S. Brown, XI Bishop of Delaware. The Choir School of Delaware will present music of Advent and Christmas.
The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols tells the story of the fall of humanity, the promise of the Messiah, and the birth of Jesus in nine short Bible readings, interspersed with the singing of Christmas carols, hymns and choir anthems. Musical offerings will be led by the Choir School of Delaware’s intergenerational choir, where professional musicians, adult volunteers, and talented youth sing side-by-side.
The service will take place on Sunday, December 18 at 4:00pm, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Lewes, DE. It will also be live-streamed online at https://delaware.church/lessons-and-carols/. There is no cost for admission.
A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
When: Sunday, December 18 | 4:00 PM
Where: St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 211 Mulberry Street, Lewes, DE
ABOUT THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN DELAWARE:
If you seek a Christian community that will support you, care about you, nurture you, and welcome you, there’s an Episcopal church in Delaware for you. You’re invited!
The 33 Episcopal churches in Delaware have a long, rich history of worship, service, and fellowship. Our schools, youth camp, retreat center, and outreach ministries are visible signs of our commitment to the Christian values of generosity, compassion, and faith.
ABOUT THE CHOIR SCHOOL OF DELAWARE
The Choir School of Delaware, a “Community Center that Sings,” provides life-changing after-school and summer programs for Wilmington children ages 7-17. Programs combine professional-level choral training and performance opportunities with homework help, mentoring, and social services, creating a safe, inspiring environment where young people realize their full potential.
The majority of Choir School students live at or below the poverty line. 100% of its students graduate from high school, and all graduate with a plan to continue their education, launch a career, or begin military service. The Choir School of Delaware is available to all, regardless of income.
An intergenerational choir, celebrating its 140th year in 2022-23, is the cornerstone of the Choir School’s after-school program and performs throughout the state.
Artistic Sample: Choir School of Delaware
arr. Richard Smallwood
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