December 7 chapel service to feature Lessons and Carols

The Wednesday, December 7 chapel service at Hastings College will feature Lessons and Carols, which chaplain Rev. Doodle Harris is calling “And the Angels said…,” the story of the birth of Jesus as told by the angels.

The service begins at 9:30 a.m. in French Memorial Chapel (800 N. Turner Avenue) and is free and open to the public. The service will also be livestreamed on the Hastings College Facebook page,

The service will include a monologue from Audrey Weeks, a senior theatre major from Hastings, plus four readings. Dr. Rich Loyd, executive president, and Ann Martin, chair of Board of Trustees, are two of the readers.

Music will be provided by the Hastings College Handbell Choir, under the direction of Dr. Byron Jensen, and the Hastings College Choir, under the direction of Brett Epperson.  Accompanists include Linda Vollweiler and Dr. Jonathan Sokasits, with Dr. Louie Eckhardt joining on trumpet.

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