On December 15, the First Congregational Church in Marion will present The Heart of Christmas, a Christmas cantata by Pepper Choplin at Sunday morning services at 9:30 am and 11:30 am. Under the direction of Choir Director Cassandra Morgan, 63 singers from Somerset, Fall River, New Bedford, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Rochester, Mattapoisett, Marion, Wareham, Middleboro, Milton, and Boston will be accompanied by a professional 18-piece orchestra.
Tickets for the 9:30 and 11:30 services are available from The Bookstall in Marion and the Marion General Store on November 25. Admission is free. For additional information, call Cassandra Morgan at 508-942-6483.
Before becoming Organist and Choir Director of the First Congregational Church, Cassandra Morgan was Director of Choirs in Belmont for 10 years and in the New Bedford High School for 17 years. She is a recipient of the Lowell Mason Award for Excellence in Music Education and the Distinguished Service Award from the Massachusetts Music Educators Association.
The First Congregational Church is located at the corner of Front and Main Streets in Marion. The Rev. Dr. Sheila S. Rubdi is pastor. Sunday school, adult and children’s choirs, and nursery care are features of the church’s program of worship, and pastoral care is offered to all.