Mothers Union Advent Carols

Mothers and Children Gather to Celebrate Advent

The sound of young and old voices singing carols filled Denstone Village Hall one evening as the mothers,  fathers,  grandparents and children of the village came together to celebrate Advent.  The annual service was organised by the Mothers’  Union and involved the children in lighting the advent candles,  reading prayers and performing to their families the musical items that they have been learning this term and that have been specially written for them by their music teacher Caroline Wedd.  The Stubwood Singers under the direction of Susanne Smith also performed a carol and gave some readings.  There was hardly a dry eye in the hall as the children from All Saints School stood proudly and confidently on stage and sang their hearts out.  At the end of the celebration,  hot drinks and mince pies were enjoyed by everybody.

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Children singing carolsChildren lighting candles