2023 Christmas concerts at EMS

November 17, 2023 / Trisha Blosser
EMS Christmas 2023

Every Christmas, our learning community comes together to sing and make melody with our hearts. We speak to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs – loosely paraphrased from Ephesians 5:19 NASB. Join us! All programs will take place in the auditorium behind the upper building at 801 Parkwood Drive, Harrisonburg.

Christmas programs

Thursday. Nov. 30, 7 p.m. — G.F. Handel’s Messiah, a Christmas worship service featuring singers from EMS Touring Choir, Concert Choir, and Middle School Chorale.  donations are welcome and benefit touring choir summer ’24 trip to Europe.

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 7 p.m. — Middle school instrumental Christmas concert

Thursday. Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m. — Elementary Christmas program featuring songs with dance and musical instruments of the season

Sunday, Dec. 10, 7 p.m. — The Walking Roots Band, in partnership with the VA Mennonite Relief Sale, presents Singing Light,  a Christmas music benefit concert to support MCC’s relief and development efforts around the world.  Admission is free.

Tuesday, Dec. 12,  7 p.m. — Instrumental Christmas Concert featuring the EMHS Symphonic Band, String Orchestra, Symphonic Orchestra, and Jazz Band performing music of the season.

Christmas Fund Drive 

The 2023 Christmas Fund Drive launches Nov. 20 as we celebrate 75 years of generous giving. Since 1948 students have led the drive. Funds raised during this drive support our 2nd Century Fund, making up the difference between tuition investments and the actual cost of an EMS education. The fund also supports financial aid for many students, making the EMS experience possible for more families. Read more and consider supporting the drive!

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