Christmas And The Rose
Let Long Beach’s founding first lady, Mrs. Margaret Bixby, take you on a nostalgic holiday journey, away from the troubles of this 2020 Christmas, to a simpler time filled with joy and music. Highlighting past performances at First Church. Get the Christmas spirit listening to:
The CSULB Winterfest ensembles,
First Congregational Church Choir with a beautiful new Christmas Cantata, music by Composer in Residence: Curtis Heard and lyrics by Poet in Residence: Tina Datsko de Sanchez;
the delightful bell choir Pacific Bells,
Tickets are $10. Ticket holders get access to the streamed concert starting 4pm on December 20th through January 6th. Purchase a ticket now to view the show when it premieres on December 20th. Purchase a ticket anytime between now and January 6th to view the show after the premiere.
Proceeds benefit the restoration of the First Congregational Church of Long Beach building which is over 100 years old. Phase one of the restoration, the refurbishment of the East Facade Rose Window is complete. The window will be formally revealed during the show.
The Historic Preservation Development Committee of First Congregational Church of Long Beach is an appreciative grantee of the National Trust For Historic Preservation.
The Historic Preservation Development Committee is an appreciative grantee of the Long Beach Navy Memorial Heritage Association