The Stars Will Dance on Sunday, Dec. 14

Left to right: Marge Schultz, Anna Martinez and Beth Kromer were the bell ringers at last year’s holiday concert at the First Congregational Church.

The music department at First Congregational Church of Alameda, United Church of Christ invites the community to experience the wonder of the season. The department presents its Annual Christmas Concert entitled, "The Stars Will Dance" on Sunday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m. in the church sanctuary.

Janice Peterson, music director, will conduct the choirs accompanied by Ron Jones, percussionist.  Both traditional and innovative arrangements of sacred Christmas music will be performed by the Chancel Choir, Resounding Joy Ringers Hand Bell Choir, soloists, ensembles and instrumentalists.

No tickets will be sold, but a love offering will be taken, and half of the proceeds will go to Alameda Midway Shelter. Childcare will be available for infants and toddlers in the church’s Angel Wing Nursery. The church is located at 1912 Central Ave. (at Chestnut Street) and is wheelchair accessible.

For more information, call 522-6012 or visit