Centenary's Christmas Candlelight Service is December 2 at Brown Chapel

SHREVEPORT, LA — Centenary College’s annual Christmas Candlelight Service will be held in the College’s Brown Chapel on Friday, December 2. Gathering music begins at 5:30 p.m. and a program of Lessons and Carols begins at 6:00 p.m.

This year’s service centers on the theme of “Love.” It is free and open to the public.

“Once again, we will follow the timeless rhythm of Lessons and Carols as we feature selected scripture readings interspersed with carols, hymns and anthems that tell the story of how Christmas truly is God’s love come down to humanity,” explained Rev. Lindy Broderick, Centenary College chaplain. “Centenary’s Christmas Candlelight Service is always a delightful and uplifting way to begin the holiday season. We invite you to join us!”

Broderick will preside at the service along with Centenary president Dr. Christopher L. Holoman and Centenary College Choir director Dr. David Hobson. Centenary students, faculty,  and staff will read scripture. Special guest will be United Methodist Church, Louisiana Conference Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey.

Music is the heart of the annual service, including both choral performances and congregational carol singing. The Centenary College Choir, under the direction of Dr. David Hobson, and Camerata, under the direction of Dr. Cory Wikan, will be accompanied by organist Dr. Hollice Watson.

A reception follows the service in the lobby of the College’s Magale Library.

For more information about the Christmas Candlelight Service, please contact Chaplain Lindy Broderick at lbroderick@centenary.edu or 318.869.5112.


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