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The service of Nine Lessons and Carols will take place at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at Holy Spirit Episcopal Church, 130 S. Sixth St. E. The choir and organ will be in splendid voice, and the beautiful music will be the perfect introduction to the last days before Christmas. Bishop C. Franklin Brookhart, the ninth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Montana, will officiate at the service.

A festive reception hosted by the choir follows the Lessons and Carols service in the parish hall. 

The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, which began in England during the early 1900s, is now a part of Anglican and Episcopal worship throughout the world. The service is made up of lessons alternating with the singing of congregational and choral carols. Beginning with the story of Adam and Eve, the lessons trace the prophecies of the Nativity and end with the beautiful passage from John: “In the Beginning was the Word ...”

For more information call 406-542-2167 or email office@holyspiritmissoula.org.

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