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52nd Annual Messiah Concert

December 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Since 1966 First Congregational Church has presented Part I of Handel’s Messiah, the Christmas portion, concluding with the Hallelujah chorus. The First Church Festival Chorus, 75 singers strong, is accompanied by the First Church Chamber Orchestra.

The 52nd annual performance will take place on Saturday, December 8, at 4:00 p.m. A free-will offering will be received.

We are proud to feature these outstanding soloists for our 52nd year:

====== JOIN OUR CHORUS ======
If you have choral experience, you are encouraged to join the chorus for our 50th annual Messiah concert. There is only one choir rehearsal on Monday, December 3 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. in the sanctuary. There is also a dress rehearsal with orchestra on Wednesday, December 5 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. There is a refundable score deposit of $20. There are no auditions; everyone is welcome. The singers always have a great time – just ask one! Contact Dr. Craig Scott Symons at, for more information.

Attire is solid color tops and dark bottoms for ladies, and men in dark suits, white shirts, and long ties.
Please pass this invitation along to any singers that you think might enjoy this milestone event in the life of our church and community!


December 8, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm