First United Methodist Church hosts Christmas handbell concert


Westborough – The handbell choirs of the First United Methodist Church of Westborough, 120 W. Main St., will present a Christmas Handbell Concert Sunday, Dec. 13, at 4 and 7 p.m. Under the direction of Cynthia Hamburger and Alice Morrison, four handbell choirs will be performing arrangements of familiar Christmas music and original handbell pieces.

The Good News Ringers and Praise Ringers are the adult choirs. Joyful Sound and the Carillon Ringers are the youth choirs. The Carillon Ringers will only perform at the afternoon concert. Three sets of mothers and daughters will also play a Christmas selection. The Good News Ringers, members of American Guild of English Handbell Ringers (AGEHR), is an established group and have rung throughout New England for over 25 years.

The First United Methodist Church is handicapped accessible and listening devices are available. There is no charge for admission, although a free will offering will be accepted to support the music programs of the church. Refreshments will be served following the concert. For further information, contact the church office at 508-366-4910 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. weekdays.