Hornersville’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony draws large crowd

The City of Hornersville held its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, November 30, at the Hornersville Community Building. It was standing room only as people filed in to listen to the carols, see the lighting of the Christmas Tree and enjoy some wonderful refreshments.

Mayor Cathy Ward, welcomed everyone and thanked Keith Cole for all his hard work in making the arrangements for the event. Bro. Paul Moore, of the Hornersville Baptist Church began the ceremony with prayer.

Entertainment was provided by

Hornersville Baptist Church – “The One” and “The Manger Worship Medley”

Hornersville Baptist Church Childrens program, – “Hurry Christmas” and “He Came”

Senath-Hornersville Middle School Chior – “Oh Come Little Children”

Senath-Hornersville Middle School Solosists:

Grace Kelly and Stacey Lowry – “Rockin Around The Christmas Tree”,

Mackenzie Benefield – “Santa Claus is Comin’ To Town”,

Chloe Edmonston and Christina Manrique – “Rudolph”

Senath-Hornersville High School Soloists

Crystal Garcia – “O Holy Night”

Lili Speakes and Kimberly Westmorlan – “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”

Lili Speakes – “My Favorite Things”

Cardwell Mayor Becky Austin – “Jingle Bell Rock”

Olivia Bolton – “Mary Did You Know”

Raynell Pruett – “Welcome To My World” and “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”

Rooster Blue – “Santa Claus is Back In Town” and “Share The Dream”

Rooster Blue and Becky Austin – “Taking Care Of Christmas”

Following the entertainment everyone went outside to listen to the Senath-Hornersville Middle School Choir sing “O Christmas Tree,” and watched the tree lighting ceremony. Afterward, those attending went back inside to enjoy some hot chocolate and cookies.