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First Baptist Church of Santa Ana presents Let’s Celebrate Christmas, today, December 8, 2012 at 3:00 pm, at 1010 West 17th St. in Santa Ana.


  • The Choirs of the First Baptist Church of Santa Ana
  • Ted N. Storm, Director and Vladimir Medel, accompanist
  • Members from the Casta del Sol Chorale of Mission Viejo
  • The Mellowdians
  • Mount of Olives Lutheran Church of Mission Viejo
  • Mount of Olives Lutheran Church Handbell Ensemble
  • Gregory Ellis, Director and Paul Zuill, accompanist

~ Shout for joy, o heavens; rejoice, O earth!

For the Lord comforts his people. ~

Isaiah 49:13


Let the Pipes Present Themselves!                              Ted N. Storm      “Awake thou Wintry Earth”

by J.S. Bach (1685-1750) 

Welcome                                                              Pastor Andy Quient 

Let’s Celebrate Christmas by Singing!                       Congregation

“O Come, All Ye Faithful”   No. 249 vs. 1, 2

 “Angels, We Have Heard on High”   No. 278

“There’s a Song in the Air”

 “Go, Tell It on the Mountain”   No. 257 

A Word of Welcome                                                       Ted N. Storm 

Choral Ministry                                 Mount of Olives Chancel Choir

“O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”
Adapted from Plainsong, Mode Thomas Helmore
Arranged by Jay Rouse

Erin Esses, cello 

 “The Virgin Mary Had A Baby Boy”
Traditional West Indies Carol

arranged by Mack Wilberg

Paul Zuill and Ted Storm, keyboard 

Pipe Organ Praise                                                               Ted Storm

“Le Coucou”

Francois Couperin 

Hear the Christmas Bells!      Mount of Olives Handbell Ensemble

“Song of the Angels”

by Anna Laura Page 

“Sing We Now of Christmas”
French Carol arranged by Kevin McChesney

Ted Storm, organ 

Choral Ministry                                                        The Mellowdians

“Song of Bethlehem”

words by John S. Dwight and Phillips Brooks

music by Gabriel Faure and Lewis Redner 

“Go Tell It on the Mountain”

Traditional Spiritual arranged by Mark Hayes 

A Christmas Prayer                                                         Pastor Andy 


Our Chancel Choir in Ministry

Night of the Father’s Love

The Awe and Mystery of God with Us

by Pepper Choplin 

Ted N. Storm, Director

Vladimir Medel, Accompanist

Narrations delivered by Cheryl Ashe-Everest, Robert Herzog,

Eric Robinson 

i.The Coming of the Lord

 ii. Waiting

iii. Angels Are Making Their Rounds

iv. Night of the Father’s Love

v. The Shepherd’s Song

vi. Seeking the King

Jim Nichols, soloist

vii. Fall on Your Knees

viii. Christ Is Born, Nowell! 

We Offer Thanks to God for His Gift to Us                  Ted N. Storm

    “Angels, We Have Heard of High” 

Benediction and Blessing of the Dinner                       Pastor Andy 

Sing We Now of Christmas (please stand)                  Congregation

“Joy to the World”   No. 270 vs. 1, 2, 4  

Pipe Organ Response                                                    Ted N. Storm

“Hallelujah Chorus” from “Messiah”

George Frederick Handel (1685-1759) 

~ shout for joy to the lord, all the earth, for he comes. ~

Psalm 98:4, 9

Members of the Combined Festival Choir 


Trisha Brick, Barb Cipriani*, Kathy Crum*, Shawna Ellis*, Shannon Farrell*, Arlene Forrest*, Jackie Gallaway, Sara Henninger+, Marilyn McClintok*, Laurie Naliboff*, Shirl Stewart, Eva Swedlow*, Glenda Thompson*,

Corky Walker+, Sarah Winston+, Marilyn Zuill* 


Anita Arnold*, Liz Atherton*, Pat Boyer+, Margaret Brummel*, Bev Carrier*,  Darlene Chadick+, Melanie Delgado+, Diane Dickson*, Mary Erb, Karen Frech*, Sue Hite+, Barb Hochgesang*, Louise Jacobs, Shirley Kohlmeier*, Elaine Macy*,

Nadine Melberg*, Isabel Messinger*, Pam Pedego-Nelson*,

Cheryl Smith, Mary Thies* 


Dorothea Couzens+, Jan Larsen+, Dave Macy*, Ray Melberg*, Gary Nelson*,

Pam Tennant, Jane Radcliffe, Gary Robinson*,

Pam Tennant+, Henry Wong 


Mel Burdick, Tom Bjerkreim*, Neal Gallaway, Bob Herzog*, Gordy Hite+, Mike Hochgesang*, Stu Love*, Bill Lynch*, Bill Reed+, Eric Robinson*,

Jim Stewart, Al Strubb*, John Walker+, John Watz*

*denotes members of the Mount of Olives Chancel Choir

+denotes members of the Casta del Sol Chorale and The Mellowdians 

Members of the Mount of Olives Handbell Ensemble

Sharon Anderson, Anita Arnold, Ellen Dalinger, Diane Dickson,

Dawn Doherty, Ruth Ellis, Shawna Ellis, Erica Fischer,

Barb Hochgesang, Angela Knox, Karen Nelson, Pam Pedego-Nelson

Eric Robinson,

Members of The Mellowdians

Pat Boyer, Beverly Clark, Dorothea Couzens, Melanie Delgado,

Sara Henninger, Gordy Hite, Sue Hite, Jan Larsen, George Phelps, Bill Reed,

Pam Tennant, Sarah Winston

By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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