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Community Christmas Celebration
Love's Pure Light
Sunday, 22.December 2019
1:00 to 2:00 PM
First Church of Christ, Scientist, Edmonton
10810 100 Avenue
Free Admission

On Sunday, December 22, 2019, First Church of Christ, Scientist, Edmonton presents its annual musical celebration of Christmas.

The hour-long event begins with a short concert presented by the musicians of the church, Judith Richardson, soprano and Kirk Kryvenchuk, piano and organ. This year's musical guests included Heather MacLean, soprano; Shona Mitchell, flute; Carolyn Lambert soprano; Luba Lubinskyb, soprano; and John Lambert, baritone. The First Church Vocal Ensemble will also perform and includes baritones Paul Cachia and Simon Lambert.

Following the concert the audience will join performers for a carol sing-along. Refreshments will be served before and after the event.


2019 Program

  • Antiphonal Noel - Traditional, arr. Greg Gilpin
    First Church Vocal Ensemble with Shona Mitchell, flute
  • Once Upon a December from Anastasia - Lynn Ahrens / Stephen Flaherty
    Carolyn Lambert with Shona Mitchell, flute
  • Pavane for a Silent Night - Jean Anne Shafferman / Maurice Ravel, arr. Patrick M. Liebergen
    Heather MacLean & Carolyn Lambert with Shona Mitchell, flute
  • Suo-Gan - Traditional Welsh, arr. Nicholas Palmer
    John Lambert
  • Jingle Bells with Deck the Halls - J. Pierpont, Traditional & W.A. Mozart, arr. Stephen DeCesare
    Judith Richardson & Luba Lubinsky
  • Hanukkah Hayom! - Traditional, arr. Michael Larkin
    First Church Vocal Ensemble with Shona Mitchell, flute
  • The Lord's Prayer - Albert Hay Malotte
    Heather MacLean with Shona Mitchell, flute
  • The Prayer - Carole Bayer Sager & David Foster, arr. Mark Hayes
    Judith Richardson
    , Heather Maclean & John Lambert with Shona Mitchell, flute
  • Christmas Day in the Morning - Traditional, Mary Donnelly & George Strid
    First Church Vocal Ensemble with Shona Mitchell, flute

"Silent night, holy night,

Son of God, love's pure light;"

Joseph Mohr


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First Church of Christ, Scientist • 10810 100 Avenue • Edmonton, Alberta • T5J 0B9
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