Lessons and Carols 2021
If you were not able to attend the ninth annual Evening of Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 12, in the PCO sanctuary, a recording is available online at our website and YouTube channel.
This year‘s program featured the PCO Chancel and Handbell Choirs, and performances by a brass ensemble and singers from the MSU College of Music. The service included readings, carol arrangements, and congregational singing in the format of the traditional King’s College Lessons and Carols. The event was a fundraiser for Advent House.
Mission through Music
For more than thirty years, Advent House Ministries has provided assistance for mid- Michigan’s most vulnerable and at risk individuals. Even in the midst of the Covid pandemic, Advent House never closed but has continued its mission to deliver assistance to those in need. While homeless shelters have been forced to close, Advent House has continued to provide a weekend day shelter offering food and safety for countless families and individuals.
Other services include a street outreach program, job readiness training, a prison re-entry program, and employment assistance for homeless veterans. The Shared Housing Intervention Program continues to offer assistance for the “epidemic” of school age children who lack permanent housing. Most recently Advent House has been involved in the distribution of Covid emergency rental assistance which have helped over 2000 households to remain stable.