40th Annual Christmas Concert

Back row (l-r): Kevin Kleppelid, Dale Schweigert, Brian Rustad, Rolph Tunby, Keith Rustad, Wayne Mangold, Steve Zachmann, Duane Waterland, Don Nygaard, Harold Miller and Libby Solberg. Front: Debbi Jo Varner, Brenda Schweigert, Jennifer Fisher, Karol Zachmann, Lorena Qualley, Sharon Huether, Debbie Veroye, Tim Efta, Elsie Efta, Isabelle Jacobsen, Carla Rustad, Dianne Waterlande, Kirsten Johnson. Photo by Mark Jacobsen

The O’Fallon Community Choir presented their 40th annual Christmas Concert Dec. 2, at 2 p.m. at the Lakeview Baptist Church under the direction of Debbi Jo Varner, with Libby Solberg as the accompanist. Song selections this year were the following:

Come, Emmanuel, Come – Don Besig – Flutist- Kirsten Johnson

For Unto Us A Child Is Born – Jack North

Still A Bach Christmas – Jay Althouse

Dona Nobis Pacem – Mary Lynn Lightfoot

Bethlehem Wind – Joseph M. Martin – Flutist – Kirsten Johnson

Rise Up Shepherd And Follow – Roger Emerson

Merry Christmas Bells – Robert W. Thygerson

Feliz Navidad – Jose Feliciana; Arranged be Alan Billingsley

A Holiday Wish – Jay Althouse

The audience joined the choir in a Christmas Sing-A-Long. Refreshments were served by the Lakeview Baptist Women.

The choir also performed on Nov. 26 at the Hospital Dining Room at 6 p.m. and Superior Care Villa on Nov. 29 at 7 p.m.