[caption id="attachment_34449" align="aligncenter" width="800"]<img class="size-full wp-image-34449" src="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2018\/09\/Singers-invited-to-join-Community-Christmas-Cantata.png" alt="" width="800" height="444" \/> The Community Christmas Cantata is an ever-popular event during the holiday season. The first rehearsal for interested singers is Sunday, Oct. 7, from 5-6:15 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Fairlea.[\/caption]\r\n<h1>Once again, the First Baptist Church of Fairlea welcomes the public to celebrate Christmas in song! \u201cChristmas Joy\u201d includes soulful ballads as well as high-energy exclamations of praise first made popular by the world-renowned Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir.<\/h1>\r\nThe cantata, under the direction of Jeff Bryant, will be presented on Dec. 15 at 8:30 p.m. in the Chapel at The Greenbrier, and on Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of First Baptist of Fairlea. A live orchestra will accompany the choir, featuring both local and regional musicians.\r\n\r\nThe first rehearsal for interested singers is Sunday, Oct. 7, from 5 to 6:15 p.m. at First Baptist of Fairlea. The choir will practice every Sunday until the cantata is presented. Questions may be directed to FBC\u2019s church office at email@example.com or 304-645-3533.