Ukrainian Christmas celebrated at Solihull School - The Solihull Observer

Ukrainian Christmas celebrated at Solihull School

Solihull Editorial 20th Jan, 2023   0

UKRAINIANS came together to celebrate Christmas at a special church service at Solihull School.

The special celebration on January 8, in line with the Julian calendar, was planned by the school’s pupils from Ukraine.

During the service, which was led by the School Chaplain Reverend Rachel Hill-Brown, the children shared Christmas traditions and memories from their homeland and read prayers and hymns in both English and Ukrainian.

Mrs Chillcott, director of academic guidance and administration, said: “It was wonderful to see so many members of our Solihull Community in attendance, showing solidarity with our Ukrainian pupils and their families.

“The Chapel was decorated beautifully with Christmas stars, handmade by Prep School children, and, after the service we enjoyed delicious traditional dishes selected by our Ukrainian pupils.

“Thank you to all who joined us and donated to the retiring collection which raised over £700 for DEC Appeal.”

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