These rare antiques (circa 1917) will be prominently displayed during the two ‘Lessons and Carols’ style programs to be held on Sunday afternoon, January 8, 2012, at the Historic church. The public is cordially invited to share in these Historic reenactment presentations – a German language program at 2:00 pm – and an English language Lessons, Carols & Candles program at 4:00 pm.
Relive the Christmas-season–ending program like German immigrants to Isanti County did back in 1882, when the Historic Church was built. Join in singing several ‘near and dear’ Christmas carols and hear the ‘Lessons’ in the Native German language. Join in a celebratory candle lighting ceremony guaranteed to deliver a ‘tug at the heart strings’, while singing ‘Silent Night’ as this one-of-a-kind holiday event concludes. Come and share in this delightful event – and check out the Antique Chandelier and Lamp, too.
The Historic Church is located 2 1/2 miles west of Isanti on County Rd 5 NW. Historic St. John’s is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and has been restored to its original condition by the Friends of Historic St. John’s, which sponsors and programs these unique events. A suggested $5.00 per adult contribution will offset presentation costs, and further assist in continuing the on–going renovation/restoration efforts.