ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday September 16, 2007
Vol. 42 - No 16

Raising voices in praise

Four hundred voices will be raised in song as ten leading schools join together to sing in a Combined Schools’ Choir on Sunday, September 30 at 6 p.m. at the Cathedral of Christ the Living Saviour, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7. The event is one of the activities organised by the Special Events Team of the Old Boys’ Association of S. Thomas College Mt Lavinia to raise funds needed for urgent renovations of the College Chapel.

This service of Thanksgiving and Praise, will have the Combined Choir as well as some of the individual school choirs bringing forth hymns, lyrics and a mix of traditional songs of worship and praise relating to the Christian faith. The overall vision of this service is not only a fund –raising activity for the Thomian Chapel; it is also aimed at having the children of leading schools joining together, in unity on a multi-denominational basis to bring out the best of their talents.

The service will have the representatives of the Archbishop of Colombo, the President of the Methodist Church and the Anglican Bishop of Colombo participating as well as congregational hymns sung in all three languages. The schools participating are Bishop’s College, Ladies’ College, Methodist College, Royal College, St. Benedict’s College, St. Joseph’s College, St. Peter’s College, S.Thomas’s Preparatory School, Wesley College and S.Thomas College Mount Lavinia. Entrance will be free. A special collection for the renovation of the Chapel will be taken.

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