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December 03, 2020


Susquehanna University invites the community to enjoy a virtual edition of our annual Christmas Candlelight Service at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8.

The service will premiere here.

Since its inception in 1966, the annual Christmas Candlelight Service is one of Susquehanna’s most cherished traditions. The event includes candle lighting and carols, as well as traditional readings, songs and prayers in celebration of the season.

The Rev. Scott Kershner, chaplain to the university, will preside over the service, with appearances by University President Jonathan Green and his wife, Ms. Lynn Buck, and other special guests.

The service will also feature numerous student ensembles from the Department of Music, including the University Choir, Chamber Singers, Handbell Choir and Brass Ensemble.

In previous years, attendees were asked to donate a food item in lieu of admission. This year, the university encourages viewers to donate directly to the Snyder County Coalition for Kids.