St. Andrew United Methodist Church Invites Community to Celebrate the Season with "A St. Andrew Christmas"
4th Annual Event features two performances of Christmas classics performed by over 200 singers, bells, and professional orchestra as well as a special performance by Bishop Lynch High School Drumline
Plano, TX - November 15, 2012 - Put the true spirit in your holiday season with "A St. Andrew Christmas," Sunday December 9, at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 5801 W. Plano Parkway, Plano, Texas 75093 (corner of Plano Parkway and Mira Vista).
This annual musical extravaganza will feature traditional and contemporary holiday favorites from "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" and "The Nutcracker" to majestic settings of "Angels from the Realms of Glory" and "O Come, All Ye Faithful," featuring 200 singers, bells, a 45-member professional orchestra, a magnificent pipe organ, and the ever-popular carol sing. Additionally, the Bishop Lynch High School Drumline will play a surprising role in this year's concerts.
"We are thrilled to offer two performances and invite the community to share in this wonderful celebration of the season with us," said Chris Crook, Minister of Music and Worship, St. Andrew UMC. "This will be an event for all ages that highlights the most familiar and highest quality music of Christmas. And with the added WOW from the Bishop Lynch drumline, this will be a concert you remember for quite some time!"
Tickets range from $8 to $18, depending on seating sections and are available by calling 469-385-1810 or online at www.astandrewchristmas.org.
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St. Andrew United Methodist Church is a vibrant, growing, intergenerational church. Begun in 1986, St. Andrew is located on a 21.214 acre campus at the corner of Plano Parkway and Mira Vista and includes a sanctuary, education, music and nursery wing, completed in 2003. Nearly 2,000 come together every weekend through six different worship services: Saturday Night Alive!-5:30 p.m.; Sunday Early Service-7:50 a.m.; Teaching Service-9:30 a.m.; and Traditional Service-11:00 a; The Well contemporary worship at 9:09 a.m. and 10:39 a.m. St. Andrew is an outward-focused church striving to lift the world around us toward God and provides a number of local and global mission opportunities including the Seven Loaves CommUnity Center, which provides a myriad of services to qualifying residents of all Collin County zip codes directed at improving lives and breaking the poverty cycle. A number of caring ministries are in place to support members in all phases of life from support groups to career care in addition to ministries focused on each age group. Additional ministries include a strong music program with choirs, instrumental groups, as well as the Academy of Music, offering private lessons. St. Andrew provides each individual with opportunities to connect to the community and contribute their unique gifts to the congregation's spirit. St. Andrew United Methodist Church is located at 5801 Plano Parkway, Plano, TX 75093. Additional information can be found at www.standrewumc.org