Join in celebrating the season of Advent and the coming of Christmas
(Dec. 9, 2004) GENEVA, N.Y.—The community is invited to the Festival of Advent Lessons and Carols at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 12, at St. John's Chapel on the Hobart and William Smith Colleges campus.
This traditional service of readings and song for Advent and Christmas features the Colleges Chorale, under the direction of Professor Robert Cowles, associate professor of music.
The Festival of Lessons and Carols originated in England and was made famous at Kings College, Cambridge. The liturgy alternates nine biblical readings from the Hebrew and Christian scriptures with choral and congregational Advent carols. This event is free and open to the public.