Wednesday evening, December 14, 2005 featured Summerlea's annual candlelight service of
Christmas carols and readings, enjoyed by the Summerlea congregation and
visitors from the surrounding community. Arrivals were greeted by Valerie & John Coffin
and Dale & Frank Romagosa.|
The choir under the direction of Summerlea music director Connie Osborne included members of the Summerlea choir plus some of their musical friends, including Darryl Mcdonald.
The candles in the Advent Wreath were lighted by members of the Rodd, McKenzie, Roy & Maklan families.
Other participants included:
David Pryce: Opening Scripture Sentence
Jenny May Trudeau: Welcome and Call to Worship
Dail Krujelskis: Prayer of Approach
Donna Corbin: A Christmas Prayer of Confession
Keith Field and Jane, Gabrielle & Amélie Poitras, : Scripture Readings
Howard Clark: Introduction of Guest Speaker
Rev. Marion Charles: Sermon
Kim Roy: Offering Dedication
Barend Biesheuvel: A Christmas Prayer
Trish Higgins: Lighting of the Candles
Ruth Heim: Benediction and overall organization.
The service was followed by a time of fellowship and refreshments in Acadia Hall.
Thanks to Ruth Heim for organizing this event and to the Serendipity ladies and friends for arranging and providing the fellowship setting and refreshments.
Following are a few photos, most taken in low light and made visible only through the miracle of photo editing software. You can pick the photos to view a larger version if desired.