St. Timothy's Episcopal Offers Three Christmas Services

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Christmas Eve services at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 630 Mississippi Ave., Signal Mountain, will be held at 4, 7 and 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24. The 4 p.m. service focuses on children and families and will include anthems by St. Timothy's Choisters and St. Timothy's Ringers. The later Festival Holy Eucharist services begin with a a prelude program offered by Dan Landrum, hammered dulcimer and the St. Timothy's Festival Choir, Schola and Zammarfin music ensembles of the church.


Featured soloists include Laura Wilkerson and Sharon Dunn, soprano; Kathy Tugman, alto; Tarbell Patten, tenor; and James Kee, bass. A vocal quintet will includ Niki Davenport, alto, and Bob McKenzie, baritone. Special instrumentalists are Alexandra Ricks, violin and Gail Chapman, timpani. Incense will be used at the 10 p.m. service only. 

The prelude at 7 and 10 will begin with the Huron Carol, aranged by Steve Phillips and Dan Landrum. In addition to favorite carols, carols will also permeate the full Christmas Eve liturgy. Domine Deus, Rex Coelestis from Vivaldi's Gloria will be sung at the Offertory and Bob Chilcott's The Marvellous Birth will be sung at Communion.

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