Life in Christ Fellowship in West Jefferson will join the Hilliard Church of Nazarene to present "Sing Joy," a holiday concert featuring recording artist Carla Karst as the featured soloist.

Life in Christ Fellowship in West Jefferson will join the Hilliard Church of Nazarene to present "Sing Joy," a holiday concert featuring recording artist Carla Karst as the featured soloist.

The Saturday, Dec. 6, concert will be held at West Jefferson High School, 1 Roughrider Drive. The Sunday, Dec. 7, concert will be held at Hilliard's Makoy Center in the Emerald Room, 5462 Center Street.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Before each concert, audiences will enjoy seasonal desserts, coffee and tea. Staff will show children ages 6-12 how to make some special crafts. At 6:30, Christmas Brass will precede "Sing Joy," which begins at 7 p.m.

The community is encouraged to attend. Tickets for adults are $3. Children 12 and under are free, but must have child tickets. Deadline for ticket purchase and pickup is Sunday, Nov. 30. For information and tickets, contact Hilliard Church of the Nazarene at (614) 876-4933 or Life in Christ Fellowship at (614) 879-5423.

St. James Lutheran Church, 5660 Trabue Road, will host its Christmas German worship service at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15.

The service will be conducted by Steven Maurer and will include Christian hymns and music. The service and hymns will be spoken and sung in traditional German language, reflecting the heritage and ancestry of the church.

For more information, call Steven Maurer at 253-8373, or the St. James church office at 878-5158.