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12/1/2005 Linfield to host Christmas candlelight service

McMINNVILLE – Linfield College will host the annual Christmas candlelight service on Sunday, Dec. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Melrose Auditorium.

The service will be led by Linfield Chaplain David Massey. The program will be a traditional lessons and carols service with the reading of scripture lessons focusing on the Christmas story and the singing of carols celebrating the season.

Students and faculty from the Department of Modern Languages will participate and read passages in different languages, as well as perform some of the carols in a variety of languages.

Music will be provided by Linfield juniors Chris Engbretson and Ethan Barske, both on piano, and senior vocalist Jen Reardon. Prior to the worship service, audience members are invited to sing carols beginning at 7:05 p.m.

A reception will follow in the Fred Meyer Lounge in Riley Hall. The service is sponsored by the Chaplain’s Office and is open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2259.