Children and youth sing and play about the True Meaning of Christmas

Some 30 members of the Foun­tain Arts Cen­ter Youth Choir of Belmont performed yesterday at the United Church of Friendship as part of a multi-church What God is Doing in Friendship ny Celebrating the True Meaning of Christmas activity.

The group of Allegany County children and youth, supplemented by both children and adult voice and instrument ensembles, was a feature of the combined churches A Friendship Christmas series of events held at various churches through the end of the year to help focus the holidays on the birth of Jesus Christ, the Christian emphasis for Yule-time festivities.

The Unto Us concert, under direction of Amanda Robbins, celebrated the Advent season, symbolized by hope, peace, joy, and love, through music.

Information on additional joint church activities this year are available at