Sunday, December 20, 2009

The Eighth Day of Christmas

On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me...

8 Christmas carols
7 guns a-shooting
6 Lewis kisses
5 bags of wings!
4 calling phones
3 final tests
2 Praxis scores
And a mid-Atlantic winter snow storm

One of the benefits of living in a student ward in Provo is that over Christmas break, we only have 1-hour church. However, Lewis' mom was singing in the choir for their ward Christmas program, so we went to one hour of their church instead.

For the program, eight carols were sung:
-A Tiny Child Will Come
-Picture a Christmas
-Away in a Manger
-With Wondering Awe
-We Three Kings
-Tidings of the Newborn King
-Praise the Newborn King
-Silent Night

I love singing Christmas carols and I am always bummered out that the ward I'm in never sings them for as many Sundays as they could (starting with the Sunday after Thanksgiving, of course). I was excited for the opportunity to listen to so many at this program, which was lovely. Their ward choir is about 4 times the size of ours.

Although Lewis was saddened that they didn't sing Angels We Have Heard on High. It's his fav. I think he likes the glorias.

Also, we ended up staying for Sunday School, so I think it's fair to say we went above and beyond our religious obligation. Jay kay, I like church. No, really.

1 comment:

Mitzi said...

That's funny, because the ONLY real Christmas song we sang at church today was "Angels We Have Heard On High".


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