Lessons & Carols at two Episcopal churches on Dec. 18

by Linda Hubbard Gulker on December 15, 2011

Menlo Park’s two Episcopal churches, St. Bede’s and Trinity, will be featuring the traditional Anglican service of Lesson & Carols on Sunday, Dec. 18.

Trinity’s service will take place at 10:00 am. Featured music includes Adam Lay Y’Bounden (a traditional carol), Advent Alleluia by J. Althouse,
and Turn Thee Again, O Lord by T. Attwood. The Trinity Ringers will perform E’en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come by Paul Manz arr. M.L. Thompson and The Travelers from Nazareth by Kathleen Wissinger on a text by Tamara Raetz (joined by the choir). Trinity Church is located at 330 Ravenswood Ave.

Harpest Annie Clark will join St. Bede’s choir at a candlelit service at 4:00 pm that will retell the Christmas story in poetry and scripture, with congregational carols and Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols. A reception follows in the parish hall. St. Bede’s is located at 2650 Sand Hill Road.

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