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Concerts & Events
Advent & Christmas
42nd Annual Christmas Festival
Sunday December 15 at 6:00pm
This evening of sacred classics and holiday favorites, presented by the Sanctuary Choir and Festival Orchestra, is always the highlight of our Christmas season.
Seating is open, and doors open at 5:15pm.
FREE PARKING is available at the Moody Bible Institute garage, located at the northwest corner of Wells Street and Institute Place, one block north of Chicago Avenue. Complimentary SHUTTLE SERVICE between the garage and the church will be available before and after the concert beginning at 5:15pm.
PASSENGER DROP-OFF is at 1635 North LaSalle. HANDICAP entrance is at 1625 North LaSalle. All entrances have their street numbers clearly presented above the doors
The concert is not recommended for children under age four, due to the length of the event and the fact that it is recorded for future use. An overflow area with a live feed of the concert will be available.
For those who cannot attend, this concert will be streamed live on the internet here.
We hope you will be able to join us on December 15!
Children’s Christmas Program
Sunday December 22 at 10:00am
A special program of music and drama performed by our children’s chorus.
Sunday December 8 at 6:00pm
An evening of preparation and repentance during the Advent season, exploring our all-pervasive need of Christ. Using a variety of musical and artistic elements, and presented by the TMC Artist Circle.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
Tuesday December 24 at 6:00pm
A simple and beautiful celebration for the whole family with Scripture, carols and candlelight.
Sunday evenings at 6:30 pm
All are invited to these free, enriching evenings, featuring a wide variety of music performed by members and friends of the church. Concerts are typically held in the church lobby, with light refreshments served afterwards. Fine music, fun fellowship and free food – don’t miss out!
On June 23, we were treated to the FBC Chorale and Festival Instruments from First Baptist Church in Keller, Texas. These members of the Sanctuary Choir and FBC Orchestra shared a diverse program of hymn arrangements, African-american spirituals, and other sacred choral and instrumental works.
In 2012, on December 2, we enjoyed a reminiscent hour of Christmas with our Handbell Ensemble and Ralph Colburn at the organ, long-time organist in the Moody Radio studios and for the radio drama “Unshackled.” On October 28, we welcomed concert pianist Esther Shin, who shared about her 3-month summer ministry adventure in 12 countries of Asia, Africa and Europe, and on October 7, we featured Burt Kettinger and Ruth Newman in a marvelous program entitled “Sounds of Hope in Jesus Christ.”
Easter Sunday Service
A joyous and triumphant acclamation of Christ’s Resurrection, with the Sanctuary Choir and Festival Orchestra.
Good Friday Service
A reflective worship experience where we will participate in a communion service with music by the Sanctuary Choir and string ensemble.
A service of reflection, prayer and preparation during the season of Lent, integrating a variety of musical and artistic elements presented by the Artist Circle.