Faith in action: Christmas concerts, carols and more

Published December 13, 2013 11:19 am
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Gunsense's Sandy Hook Elementary Memorial

Gunsense! will commemorate the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting massacre with a memorial. There will be a nondenominational service, led by religious leaders and community activists. More information at http://www.gunsense.se and http://www.facebook.com/gunsense.action.

When • Saturday, Dec. 14, 10 a.m.

Where • First Unitarian Church, 569 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Santa Cookie Shop

Mountain Vista United Methodist Church will stage its Santa Cookie Shop, with homemade treats, crafts and more. For more information, call 801-280-4148.

When • Saturday, Dec. 14, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where • Mountain Vista United Methodist Church, 8931 S. 3200 West, West Jordan

Tickets • Free

Santa Breakfast

Alpha Lambda chapter of ESA International will host its annual Santa Breakfast. There will be door prizes, raffle baskets, boutique and of course Santa (bring your camera). All proceeds will be donated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

When • Saturday, Dec. 14, 9-11:30 a.m.

Where • First Baptist Church of Salt Lake, 777 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $4 for children under 7, and $7 for ages 7 and older

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Orchestra at Temple Square Christmas concerts will present American soprano Deborah Voigt and British actor John Rhys-Davies. All tickets have been distributed for this event. A standby line will begin at the north gate of Temple Square.

When • Saturday, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m.

Where • LDS Conference Center, 60 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City

Sotto Voce

Sotto Voce, an a cappella quartet, will present an Advent concert in Ogden.

When • Saturday, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Holy Family Catholic Church, 1100 E. 5550 South, Ogden

Tickets • Free

Park City Singers & Salt Lake Choral Artists

For the first time in 17 years, the Park City Singers collaborate with the Salt Lake Choral Artists to present a Christmas concert.

When • Saturday, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m.

Where • All Saints Episcopal Church, 1710 Foothill Drive, Salt Lake City

When • Sunday, Dec. 15, 7 p.m.

Where • St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 4595 N. Silver Springs Drive, Park City

When • Tuesday, Dec. 17, 7 p.m.

Where • Park City Community Church, 4501 N. Highway 224, Park City

Tickets • Free

Love Is Born

Our Saviour's Lutheran Church will present its "Love Is Born" Christmas program, featuring the Chancel Choir, Worship Team and Kids for Christ Families. There will be a reception after the program.

When • Sunday, Dec. 15, 2 p.m.

Where • Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 3900 S. 2500 East, Holladay

Tickets • Free

Annual Tongan Interfaith Christmas Choir Concert

The Tongan Interfaith Choirs of all ages and individuals will sing at the LDS Tongan South Stake Center. The prelude starts at 6 p.m. and the choirs at 7 p.m. For more information, call 801-467-8712 or email info@ntasutah.org.

When • Sunday, Dec. 15, 6-9 p.m.

Where • LDS Tongan South Stake Center, 4660 W. 5015 South, Kearns

Tickets • Free

A Quiet Christmas

A meditative worship service for anyone seeking peace of mind, heart and spirit this holiday season. You'll have the chance to request and receive prayers and to remember those who have passed away, those who are grieving and those for whom life is a struggle.

When • Sunday, 6:30 p.m.

Where • Christ United Methodist Church, 2375 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Christmas Carol Service

The Cathedral Choir will perform its annual Christmas Carol Service. The service features music of the Advent and Christmas seasons, including plainchant, choral works and traditional carols. To obtain free seating passes, call 801-994-4663 or email hkatz@utmcs.org

When • Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 17-18, 8-10 p.m.

Where • Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Seating Passes for Christmas Midnight Mass

Free seating passes for the Cathedral's Mass at Midnight (bilingual) will be made available to the public.

When • Wednesday through Friday, Dec. 18-20, 9 a.m.

Where • Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Blue Christmas Service

The Community of Grace Presbyterian Church will hold a Blue Christmas Service. For more information, call 801-943-4043 or visit cogpc.org.

When • Wednesday, Dec. 18, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Community of Grace Presbyterian Church, 2015 E. Newcastle Drive (8890 South), Sandy

'A Ceremony of Carols'

The Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine will perform Britten's "A Ceremony of Carols," a piece composed on board ship during a crossing of the North Atlantic in World War II. The carols are largely the product of 15th- and 16th-century writers, mostly anonymous. For tickets, visit utmcs.org or call 801-944-4662.

When • Friday, Dec. 20, 12:15 p.m.

Where • Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Service of Lessons and Carols

St. Ambrose Catholic Church will celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ in a Service of Lessons and Carols. This service will feature the Choir of St. Ambrose Parish and will be hosted by the Knights of Columbus. For more information, 801-485-5610.

When • Friday, Dec. 20, 7-8:15 p.m.

Where • St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 2315 Redondo Ave., Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Wesley Bell Ringer Handbell Christmas Concert

The Wesley Bell Ringer Handbell choir will perform its Christmas concert.

When • Saturday, Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Christ United Methodist Church, 2375 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Blue Christmas Service

The Blue Christmas service is for anyone who may feel less than joyous this holiday season and for anyone who serves as support for someone else.

When • Saturday, Dec. 21, 6 p.m.

Where • Wasatch Presbyterian Church, 1626 S. 1700 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

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