Services in December 2011
Our Sunday services take place at 11am.
27th November – Service taken by Dorene Groocock,
6th December – Service taken by Rev. David Usher,
11th December – Service of Carols & Readings led by Rev. Bridget Spain,
18th December – “Prayer And Silence” Service taken Rev. Bridget Spain,
25th December – Christmas Day Service led by Rev. Bridget Spain,
1st January 2012 – Service of Favourite Readings led by Rev. Bridget Spain.
Wednesdays at 1.05pm.
Lunchtime Meditation Service – facilitator Pam McCarthy.
Sermons, childrens’ stories and meditation prayers from all Sunday services are recorded and can be accessed from our website – www.dublinunitarianchurch.org/recordings . There are also three podcasts on the I-Tunes Music Store with the three sections updated weekly. Search there for “Dublin Unitarian Church”.
Church Clubs & Groups Meeting in December 2011
The various Church meeting groups are taking a break for December but will resume in the new year.
Organ Restoration Fund News
Events in December 2011 @ The Unitarian Church
Sunday November 27th
Mick Flannery, Lisa O’Neill & The Man Whom
Tickets €20 from www.tickets.ie
Friday December 9th
HALVES (with guests) + JENNIFER EVANS (solo)
Tickets €10 doors / €11.50 (incl booking fee) adv – available to buy online from Whelanslive.com or call the WAV Tickets [Lo-Call 1890 200 078]
Halves will be playing with strings (members of 3epkano) and live visuals (www.slipdraft.com) which will be projected onto the interior of the church.
The warm sounds of delicious vinyl will permeate the room during intervals
Mulled wine and mince pies will be served during change over.
Saturday 10th December
13th L.G.B.T. Christmas Carol Service
Fingal Chamber Choir directed by David Maxwell
Charity collection at end for Unitarian Organ Restoration Appeal
Thursday 15th December
Christmas with Dublin Bach Singers
Blánaid Murphy (director)
David O’Shea (piano / organ)
An evening of Christmas Carols & Music
Admission €10 available at the door.
Mulled Wine & Mince Pies afterwards
Saturday 17th December
Communication Workers Union Band
Paddy Scarlett – director
Admission free – bucket collection at end for Organ Restoration Fund
Sunday 18th December
Diva Voces – A Ceremony Of Carols (Family Concert)
Liz Powell (director)
The female voice choir Diva Voces will sing a number of pieces from Benjamin Britten’s beautiful and atmospheric Ceremony of Carols, each of which is a tiny gem. This will be complemented by the spirited and rousing singing of a number of traditional and much-loved carols by the joint forces of choir and audience.
A collection will be taken in aid of the Capuchin Day Centre for Homeless People and a donation will be made to the Unitarian Organ Restoration Fund
Also Sunday 18th December
Noel O’Grady in concert
More details to follow
Please feel free to spread the word. The church now has a presence on Facebook www.facebook.com/dublinunitarian and Twitter @dublinunitarian – please do come and visit us. All details for all these events are up there as well as our newly revamped website at www.dublinunitarianchurch.org .
Finally, many thanks for your interest and support in 2011. We at the church wish you a happy Christmas and a positive, inspiring and successful 2012.
Dublin Unitarian Church
112 St. Stephen’s Green West
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