First Congregational United Church of Christ in Lake Helen is an Open and Affirming (ONA) faith community that strives to be a local expression of the United Church of Christ in West Volusia County. We invite you to gather with us as we continue to explore how God still speaks to all of us today. We worship Sunday mornings at 11:00 a.m. followed by a time of Fellowship and refreshments across the street in the Parish House.
Musical Lollapalooza in Lake Helen
In conjunction with musicians from Stetson University, we are proud to present the following series of concerts. All concerts will take place at 3:00 p.m. in the church sanctuary at 107 S. Euclid Ave., Lake Helen.
Tickets are $10 each or $40 for the five concert series. Tickets may be purchased by contacting the church office at (386)218-5976.
Oct 9, 2016 - Hat Trick with Treble in Paradise
The crazy, talented, hilarious young men from all male acapella group Hat Trick will perform a concert full of beautiful music coupled with endearing shenanigans. They will also team up with all female acapella group Treble in Paradise for an unforgettable afternoon of music and fun!
Dec. 11. 2016 - Christmas Around the World
This Christmas service and concert will feature music and holiday readings from a variety of cultures around the world. The concert will feature the First Congregational UCC choir and soloists from Stetson University.
Feb. 5, 2017 - Barron String Quartet
The Barron String Quartet is a traveling ensemble from Stetson University, comprised of top performing string players and coached by Stetson's esteemed faculty. The ensemble has travelled as far as London, England to perform standard Romantic literature written for string ensemble.
March 12, 2017 - Boyd Jones, Harpsichord
Boyd Jones' career as a harpsichord and organ soloist has taken him from Florida to California to Japan and Bulgaria. He has given recitals for the American Guild of Organists and the national convention of the Organ Historical Society. Dr. Jones holds a Bachelor's degree from Stetson University and Master's and Doctoral degrees from Yale University. Dr. Jones currently acts as the professor of Organ studies at Stetson University.
April 2, 2017 - A Spirited Walk Down Broadway
The First Congregational UCC choir and soloists from Stetson University will collaborate to perform numbers from Broadway musicals both classic and new. This concert will feature solo and ensemble work from shows including “Oklahoma”, “Into the Woods”, and “Finding Neverland”.
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