The temperatures might have been soaring last week, but several members of the Cancel Choir at First Presbyterian Church of Verona, had Christmas on their minds as they gathered together to rehearse the 2017 Christmas Cantata.  This year’s cantata, to be performed on December 10, is titled “Let There Be Christmas” by Joseph Martin.

New voices are always welcome.  The choir rehearses Wednesday evenings from 7:30-9 and at 9:30 on Sunday mornings prior to the 10:15 service.  Rehearsals will resume the first Wednesday after Labor Day.

Director of Music, Diane Battersby leads a the choir rehearsal.  Choir members pictured are (from L to R):  Diane Battersby, Dotty Ostella, Beth Shorten, Marilyn O’Neill, Caroline Mescia, Carol Versprill, Barbara Levenson, Krista Shaw, Ann Brillhart an Nicole Shaw.