Welcome to St. Matthew's Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Messiah!
St. Matthew invites you to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas as we join to sing the Christmas portionof G.F. Handel’s
classic oratorio: The Messiah
Date: Saturday, December 9, 2023
Location: St. Matthew Lutheran Church
24500 N. Old McHenry Road
Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047
(see map below)
This is a free event! However, all guests/participants must
have a ticket. Click here to go to Tickets page.
Please bring an unexpired non-perishable food item to donate to the COOL Food Pantry - a Lutheran mission for families in need.
Conductor: Joel Jamison
Soprano: Bethany Wray
Alto: Lily Serfass
Tenor: Michael Mendez
Baritone: Parker Ohman
Pianist: Mark Edwards
Joel and the soloists are graduates of the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music. Mark Edwards is the principal organist at Baker Memorial United Methodist Church in St. Charles, Illinois.
And YOU, the audience, will sing the choruses under Mr. Jamison’s direction.
There will be fellowship, cookies, and refreshments available after the performance. The annual St. Matthew Women's Guild Annual Christmas Cookie Bake Sale will also be open after the performance!