Tue, Nov 25 2008
“ Christmas Carol Concert at the Belcher Center” will be held at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6, in LeTourneau University’s S.E. Belcher Jr., Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 South Mobberly Ave. The concert will feature Christmas music performed by the East Texas Symphonic Band and a mass choir from several of Longview’s downtown churches. The event is free and open to the public.
The concert is presented by LeTourneau University, First United Methodist Church, First Baptist Church, First Christian Church, First Presbyterian Church, Trinity Episcopal Church and the East Texas Symphonic Band.
“The concert is a Christmas gift to the community,” said Belcher Center Director Cynthia Hellen. “We all really hope people will come and enjoy themselves.”
Choirs from the sponsoring churches will combine to form the mass choir. Attendees are invited to sing along with their favorite Christmas carols. Anyone is welcome to join the choir onstage to participate in the performance, but those planning to do so are asked to attend the rehearsal at 5:45 p.m. in the Belcher Center.