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Needham, MA 02492

Lessons & Carols


December 22, 2019

10:30 am in the Sanctuary

Reverend Catie Scudera


In the late 1800’s at Truro’s Cathedral in England, a “festival of lessons and carols” was developed for Christmastime. Traditionally, the whole worship service contained only nine biblical narratives describing (in Christian terms) “the fall of humanity” and “the coming of the Messiah” paired with nine carols or hymns. At First Parish, we will honor this tradition during this multigenerational worship service, with diverse winter holiday stories and hymns selected by First Parish staff members. Our First Parish Choir will offer music.