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Holley church celebrates Christmas season with music

By Kristina Gabalski, Correspondent Posted 14 December 2015 at 12:00 am

Photos by Kristina Gabalski

HOLLEY – The holiness of the Christmas season was celebrated Sunday afternoon at the First Presbyterian Church of Holley with the performance of “St. Luke’s Christmas Story,” a musical mélange performed by the Holley Presbyterian Church Choir and special musical friends.

The first-time event included a Christmas Carole sing-a-long and refreshments.


Rhoda Broekhuizen served as narrator for the performance which included the Christmas story as related in the Gospel of St. Luke with some excerpts from Matthew.

The Rev. Darla Bair directed the performance. Sally Martin accompanied the choir on piano and Amy Harris played flute.


The Rev. Darla Bair directs the Holley Presbyterian Church Choir during the performance of “Luke’s Christmas Story” at the First Presbyterian Church of Holley.

Sunday’s performance included musical selections telling the Christmas Story including the Annunciation by the Angel Gabriel to Mary, Mary’s visit to her cousin Elizabeth, the birth of the Christ Child, the visit of the shepherds and the visit of the Wise Men.