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Summerlea United Church Candlelight Service 2012

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To the left and right we can see that Acadia Hall and the Santuary are ready.

Ruth in The Invitation 2008

Once again Summerlea invited the community into the warmth of the sanctuary for the annual Candlelight Service organized by Ruth Heim and the folks of the Summerlea Serendipity group.

Participating in the service (in order of appearance) were:

Greg Butt
Jacob Osborne
Michelle McKenzie
Susan Ippersiel
Cassandra McKenzie
Barbara Davidson
Sheila Hébert
Susan Winn
Peter Maklan
Brian Maklan
Rev. Scott Patton
Greeting were Barbara Costello, David Coffin and Valerie and John Coffin.

Susan WinnGuest Speaker: Susan Winn.
We can see Susan here delivering her message "Living Christmas with Extraordinary Hope."

Connie Osborne

The special choral music that is such a big part of what makes the Candlelight special was the responsibilit of our organistand choir master Constance Osborne.

And, of course, our very own Summerlea Choir.

They can be seen below.
Joining the regular members for the evening were:
Brad Moffat, Bob Kanemy, Dik Harris and Jean Stewart.

Choir Arranged for the procession. Choir

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Soprano soloists Barabara Moffat and Elin Thordardottir
inspired with Laudamus Te from Antonio Vivaldi's Gloria
accompanied by Connie on the piano.
You can Click Here to hear for yourself!

Towards the end of the service the lights were dimmed
and the candles lit for the singing of
"Let There Be Peace on Earth"
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The flame was provide by a candle from the very last service
of St. Paul's Anglican Church, Lachine.

And then... Of course...
There followed the reception
with coffee and goodies provided by
members of the congregation.

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Many, MANY thanks to ALL who contributed.
On to Christmas!