Handbell Christmas concert Dec. 5 at St. Mark Lutheran Church

From press release

The St. Mark Ringers, directed by Margaret Dean, will present “Ringing in Christmas,” a handbell Christmas concert.

Delight in beautiful traditional carols and lively holiday favorites for young and old. Begin your Christmas season at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 675 N. Mulford Road in Rockford, at 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 5. Enjoy home-baked Christmas cookies at a reception following the concert. The concert is free and open to the public. A freewill offering will be accepted.

For more information, call (815) 398-3557 or visit stmarklc.com.

From the Nov. 17-23, 2010 issue