Choir Festival Set For Sunday

Featuring 12 area church choirs, the seventh biannual Ecumenical Choir Festival sponsored by the Chautauqua Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, will take place on Sunday at 4 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church, 120 Chandler St.

Participating choirs include the Christ First United Methodist, Falconer United Methodist, First Lutheran, Immanuel Lutheran, Jamestown Seventh Day Adventist, Holy Apostles Parish Jubilate Singers, Pilgrim Memorial United Church of Christ, St. James Folk Group, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox & the St. Elia Albanian Orthodox, St. Luke’s Episcopal and Zion Covenant.

The combined choir, directed by Steven Woods, will join in singing the “Hallelujah Chorus” from the “Messiah” by George Handel for the finale. A freewill offering will be taken to benefit St. Susan Center. Refreshments will be served following the Ecumenical Choir Festival in the church parlors. The public is cordially invited to attend.