Wednesday evening, December 14, 2011 featured Summerlea's annual candlelight service of
Christmas carols and readings, enjoyed by the Summerlea congregation and
visitors from the surrounding community.|
The Summerlea choir under the direction of Summerlea music director Connie Osborne included some musical friends plus John Osborne on flute. Elin Thordardottir sang solo and discant with soloist Mel Cockhill in Christmastide Carol (M.D. Ridge).
Greeters were Patricia & John Cameron and Suzanne & Wayne Armstrong.
Other participants included:
Brian Maklan: Opening Scripture Sentence
Jacob Osborne: Welcome and Greetings
Ruth Heim: Call to Worship
Peter Maklan: Prayer of Approach
Barbara Costello:Prayer of Confession
Nancy Mark: Old Testament Lesson
Margaret Lynn: New Testament Lesson
Rev. Scott Patton: Introduction of Guest Speaker
Rolanda Taylor: Guest Speaker
Susan Ippersiel: Offering Dedication
Keith McKenzie: A Christmas Prayer
Ruth Heim: The Lord's Prayer
Caroline Legault & helpers: Lighting of the Candles
Rev. Scott Patton: Benediction.
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 some (not very good) photos (pickable to view a larger version).