Lessons and Carols

Marsh Chapel’s 48th Annual Service of Christmas Lessons and Carols.


Recorded live stream of Marsh Chapel’s Service of Christmas Lessons and Carols from Friday, December 10th.

Click here to view the bulletin for the December 10, 2021 Service of Lessons and Carols

We invite you to join the BU community virtually or in-person for Marsh Chapel’s Forty-Eighth Annual Service of Christmas Lessons and Carols, which will be celebrated Friday, December 10 at 6:00 p.m and again on Sunday, December 12 at 11:00 a.m. The Friday service will be video live streamed for those who cannot attend in-person. The liturgy for one of BU’s most popular annual events is inspired by the century-old iconic Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at King’s College, Cambridge. Music will be provided by the Marsh Chapel Choir and the Majestic Brass Quintet. 

Marsh Chapel’s 47th Annual Service of Christmas Lessons and Carols.

Click here to view the service bulletin for Lessons and Carols from 2020.

Click here to listen to the recorded Lessons and Carols worship service from 2020.

The 2020 Service of Christmas Lessons and Carols was compiled from the rich and extensive archive of broadcast recordings from Marsh Chapel Sundays in recent years. As you listen to this service, we encourage your fullest participation: hear the lessons anew, sing the carols with heart and vigor, and pray God’s abiding peace for all the earth.