Detroit Orthodox Christmas concert a success
WESTLAND, MI [COCC] -- On Sunday, 13 December 2015, choirs from several parishes across Metropolitan Detroit gathered to offer "Christ is Born! Glorify Him! A Detroit Orthodox Christmas Concert" at Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Westland.
Over 400 people, including His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas and other local clergy, enjoyed a variety of Christmas carols and Orthodox hymns from various cultures (in English and other languages) presented by choirs from the following parishes:
- St. Lazarus "Ravanica" Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Detroit
- Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church in Livonia
- St. Mary the Protectress Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Southfield
- St. George Romanian Orthodox Cathedral in Southfield
- Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Westland
In addition, Romanian Children Carolers and a group from The Orthodox Choir of Detroit also performed.
A reception immediately followed in the parish's Hellenic Cultural Center.
Donations from the collection taken at the event went to the benefit of Detroit's Own Orthodox Radio (DOORradio.org) and FOCUS Motor City (FOCUSMotorCity.org).
CLICK HERE for a PHOTO GALLERY of the event on the COCC Facebook page
CLICK HERE to listen to AUDIO EXCERPTS from the concert Detroit's Own Orthodox Radio, Program 31