Holiday Concerts at Columbia: A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols

Sunday, December 15, 2019
6:00pm to 7:30pm

Free and open to all.

Conductor Matthew Jenkins Jaroszewicz, Rev. Dr. Ryan Kuratko, and The Rt. Rev. Mary D. Glasspool, Assistant Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, will lead A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols, a traditional Advent service full of wonderful carols, hymns, and readings.

OFFICIANT
The Rt. Rev. Mary D. Glasspool, Assistant Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York

READERS
Ryan Kuratko, Episcopal Religious Life Adviser
Sam Bartlett, Choir Member
Blake Jones, Undergraduate Student, Columbia College
Nicole Hanley, Union Theological Seminary
Andi Dixon, Graduate School of Journalism
Matthew Jenkins Jaroszewicz, Conductor
Gale Kenny, Assistant Professor, Department of Religious, Barnard College
Ann Thornton, Vice Provost and University Librarian
Cristen Scully Kromm, Dean of Undergraduate Student Life, Columbia College and Columbia Engineering

CONDUCTOR
Matthew Jenkins Jaroszewicz

ORGANIST
C. Lance Davis

ACOLYTE
Isabel Draper, Barnard College

CAROLS AND HYMNS
Once in Royal David’s City
Sussex Carol
Herefordshire Carol (The Truth Sent From Above)
Adam Lay Ybounden
In Dulci Jubilo
God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen
Ceremonies for Christmas
A Great and Mighty Wonder
The Holly and the Ivy
A Spotless Rose
I Saw Three Ships
The Blessed Son of God
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Angels We Have Heard on High
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks
We Three Kings
A Babe Is Born
O Magnum Mysterium
O Come All Ye Faithful
Hark the Herald Angels Sing

(Image: excerpt of “The Adoration of the Magi” (1634), by Peter Paul Rubens.)