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Light Up a Life 2021

Thursday, December 9, 2021 6:00pm

For 39 years, Care Partners has provided exceptional end-of-life care and celebrated those who have passed away in our annual Light Up A Life event.  In 2022 the event will once again be held online.  As in prior years, we’ll have music from the Portland Symphonic Girlchoir, poetry, a candle lighting ceremony and reading of names.  Everyone is welcome to join, and names of those to be read can be submitted regardless of whether they were on our service or the year that they passed.  Since it has ben difficult for people to gather for memorials during this pandemic year, we are especially encouraging anyone in the community to join us.

Program:

Welcome: Tracy Villarreal, CEO, Care Partners

Lighting of the Candles: Pamelajean Myers, Chaplain, Care Partners

Music: Al Shlosha d’Varim, Portland Symphonic Girlchoir

Reading of Names (alphabetical by last name) Part 1

Poem: Pamelajean Myers

Reading of Names Part 2

Music: God Bless Us Everyone, Portland Symphonic Girlchoir

Reading of Names Part 3

Poem: Pamelajean Myers

Reading of Names Part 4

Music: Deep Peace, Portland Symphonic Girlchoir

Final Reading: Pamelajean Myers

Closing Comments: Larry Hansen, Board Member, Care Partners

Care Partners Would Like to Thank:

Our staff, board and volunteers

The Encore Singers of the Portland Symphonic Girlchoir

Co-conductors: Roberta Q. Jackson & Debra Burgess

Pianist: Janet Craswell

Donors to the Light Up A Life event

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