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MPPC Presents Handel's Messiah

Sunday, December 2nd at 3:30pm

Learn about our performance, join our choir, and participate in our Bible Study this fall!

Each year, we enter the holiday season by celebrating the musical triumph of Handel's Messiah - bringing this professional performance to Chicago's South Side.

Maestro Charles T. Hayes conducts this epic performance, joined by Joy Denise Moore as Soprano, Allison Selby Cook as Alto, Jeffery Burish as Tenor, and Arthur D. Griffin, Jr. as Bass.

An orchestra coordinated by David Howard, joined by Yvonne Lindsey as pianist, and D. Josiah Montgomery as organist, will accompany this musical masterpiece. Our choir is joined by the Classic Act Ensemble and the Chatham Choral Ensemble to lead the chorus in this epic rendition.

Join the Choir in 2018!

Get in the holiday spirit by participating in community around this special musical tradition!  If you want to be part the mass choir please join us!
All levels of singing talent are welcome. We have three rehearsals in November, Saturday the 3rd, 10th and 17th, 10:00am, and a dress rehearsal Friday, November 30th, 6:45pm.
Please contact us to learn more!

Messiah Bible Study

Study the Scriptures of Handel’s Messiah with Pastor Ben Heimach-Snipes at Smith Village.

During each class we will listen to powerful recordings of Handel's Messiah music and then discuss the meaning and context of the particular scripture that Handel chose for that particular piece. The music composed in 1741 using scripture from millennia ago still has important meaning for us today.  Click here for more Christian Education opportunities.

All are welcome! Ask for directions to the Theater Room at the Smith Village front desk.

Tuesdays at 10:00am
November 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th

Smith Village Theater Room
2320 W. 113th Place, Chicago, IL 60643

Purchase Tickets

Tickets are on sale by phone or online.  Please call 773-779-3355 to order your tickets or click below to purchase through paypal.
Adult tickets: $20
Senior tickets: $15
Student tickets: $15
Children under 10 years old: free

Performance December 2nd, 3:30pm



Watch our 2017 Performance

For a glimpse into the magic of this Morgan Park tradition, listen to part of our concert from 2017.
If you can't make it to our December 2nd performance this year, you can watch it live on Facebook Live.
Consider making a donation in honor of this special event by clicking here.

Be Part of the Performance!

There are many ways to be part of this special musical tradition!

  • You can put an advertisement for your business or organization in the program.
  • You can be a singer in the choir.
  • You can help behind the scenes.

Please contact us if you are interested in any of these special ways to be part of Morgan Park Presbyterian's performance of Handel's Messiah.