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Come all ye faithful

November 26, 2013

The annual Lessons & Carols, MacMurray College’s Christmas celebration and Advent worship service, will be held 5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Annie Merner Chapel on the MacMurray campus.

 As in past years, the service is filled with traditional Christmas carols and holiday music, sung by the MacMurray College Choir, led by Director of Music Laurie Lewis, and accompanied by College Organist Terri Benz. College Chaplin Jean Hembrough will officiate.

 Featured this year:

  • The MacMurray Choir will sing in Russian a movement from Rachmaninoff's All-Night Vigil;
  • Violin solo of  “The First Noel,” by a MacMurray freshman Rose Rubin, a nursing major from Tucson, AZ;
  • Laurie Lewis and Jean Hembrough will sing a duet of “O Holy Night.”

 The event is free and open to the public. Annie Merner is as the northeast corner of College Avenue and Clay Street in Jacksonville.

For more information, contact:

Ted Roth, Director of Communications and Marketing
Work: 217-479-7027
Email: Send Email

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