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Denton church to present Christmas service, music on Sunday

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Lucinda Breeding

First Christian Church of Denton will present "Starry Night: Visions of the Nativity" at 6 p.m. Sunday at the church, located at 1203 Fulton St. 

The event will be a meditative evening of music, poetry, candles, communion, starlight and peace. 

The church's Sanctuary Choir will perform under the direction of music minister Mark Graham. Soloists Sara Kennedy, Larry Koonce, Russell Robertson, Allie Smith, Julianna Irons
and Mamie Snead will join the choir. 

Traditional carols will be part of the evening, as will music by John Jacob Niles, John Rutter, Heather Sorenson, Mark A. Miller, Derek Healey, Robert Lau, Jose Ramon Gomis. Poetry by Ann Weems, Christina Rossetti and Joseph Brodsky is on the program, and is collected, edited and newly arranged by Graham. 

For more information, call the church at 940-566-4990.