Annual Christmas carol service planned The choirs of the United Church of Christ, Congregational will present the 55th annual Christmas carol service on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. Soloists will be Gretchen Burbach, soprano; Virginia Monroe, alto; Ken Oakley, tenor; and Mark Loder, bass. A string quartet composed of John Thomson, Karen Lipp, violins; Daren Miller, viola; and Richard Rognstad, cello, will accompany. The choir will be directed by Jeanne Dahlin. The Celestial Bell Choir under the direction of Jack Noble will ring A Christmas Fiesta (four carols with Latin flavor). Percussion players will be Eliot Armstrong, Courtney Nelson, Tressa Olson and Patrick Ondrozeck.
Familiar Christmas carols will be sung by the congregation. This traditional service will be open to the public.