FARMINGTON — “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” family Christmas event will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 19-21, by New Hope Baptist Church, 268 Perham St., according to a news release from the church.

The free event will begin with a flute solo of the title song, and followed by a rendition of “O Holy Night,” the program will feature a variety of Christmas music, both traditional and new, ranging from a 30-voice choir singing “Everything Changed That Night,” “Who Could Imagine,” both with full orchestrated accompaniment, “Advent Trilogy” with includes the songs “Come, thou Long Expected Jesus” and “Joy to the World” with piano, flute and bells, and “The Yearning” by the internationally renowned composer Craig Courtney, a harp solo of “What Child is This” and a 14-piece instrumental ensemble of “Away in a Manger,” “Angels We Have Heard on High” and “O Come, All Ye Faithful.” The origin of “O Little Town of Bethlehem” will be presented in a mini-drama ending with a children’s choir.

Also included is a piano solo of “Angels From the Realms of Glory,” a piano duet of “Carol of the Bells,” as well as a ladies group singing “Sleep, Baby Jesus,” and a men’s four-part harmony of “God Rest, Ye Merry Gentlemen.” Scriptures and poems centered on the first and second coming of Christ will round out the program.

For more information, call 778-9696.


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