Music in December!

Union Church Choir

3: Unexpected and Mysterious, Robert Buckley Farlee

10: Comfort, Comfort, Now My People, Michael Larkin

17: O Come To Us, Emmanuel, Joseph Martin

24: Ave Maria, Patrick Liebergen

Share-YOUR-Music Sunday

The choir will be singing, the handbells will be ringing, and we will hear the music from YOU! On December 10, we will bring in the sounds of the seasons through music from the Union Church Choir, Union Church Handbell Ensemble, and many of our congregation members.  Expect to hear handbells, many unique voices, and even a saxophone! Please join us in this special, musical service to help prepare our hearts and souls for the Christmas season!

Christmas Eve Music Meditation, 5:00 pm.

You are invited to join us in this year’s Union Church Christmas Eve Music Meditation.  This is a time of gathering to enjoy all of your favorite holiday music before we welcome the Christ Child during our Christmas Eve service! Music will begin promptly at 5:00 pm and will feature the Union Church Handbell Ensemble, Union Church Choir, the McClain Family Band, Pearl Marshall, and Gabriel Evans. The traditional candle-lit service will begin at 5:30.

A Light in the Darkness through Music 

For many of us, the holidays seem like a stressful time.  We have the shopping, the gift wrapping, the baking, the visiting, etc.  It all seems pretty chaotic, right?  The holidays feel like this endless journey that is tedious for us to get through, but the end result is a joyous time.

Throughout this Advent season, the music program will help guide you through this journey.  The Union Church Choir and Handbell Ensemble have carefully crafted music and sounds that will help create this journey. 

Each Sunday in Advent, members of the Handbell Ensemble will start the beginning of the service with one singular singing bell surrounded by random ringing.  When the technique is done, the singing bell creates this continuous, gorgeous sound that sings out a singular note with the warm, rich overtones that the bell creates.  This sound represents the light.  Random ringing is a technique that is easily described as what it’s named; random ringing of bells.  This randomness is going to try and cover up the singing bell, but you will still hear the singing bell under the chaos.  Each week, the number of random bells will decrease, and more of the light will shine through.  Finally, ending on Christmas Eve, we will hear how the light shines through singing bells.  Listen as we go through this journey of music and light in the darkness.

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