Advent Lessons & Carols

Friday and Saturday, November 26 & 27, 4:30 PM

Join us for candle-lit services of Advent Lessons & Carols with Gloriæ Dei Cantores. Enter this Season of Advent with readings, prayers, and carols—a beloved tradition for over thirty years. The service will also be livestreamed on November 27. Doors will open one hour before the service; No tickets required. Read More

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Thomas Murray – Celebratory Concert

Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 7:30 PM

Join us for a concert performed by Thomas Murray in celebration of the completion of the St. Cecilia organ at the Church of the Transfiguration in Orleans, MA.  Be enveloped with music and orchestral colors by the complete surround-sound pipe organ at the Community of Jesus. 

“Consummate skill and artistry in treating the organ as a great orchestra” High Fidelity  magazine.

“Murray’s performance and his handling of the immense resources of the Woolsey Hall organ are beyond superlatives. The shape of every phrase, the use of every color could not be more perfect”. American Record Guide

Baroque Ensemble in Concert

Saturday, December 4, 3:30 p.m.

Join us for a festive Baroque Ensemble Concert featuring works by Albinoni, Purcell, and Corelli’s Christmas Concerto.

For tickets, please call 508-240-2400 or PURCHASE ONLINE

Church of the Transfiguration
Rock Harbor, Orleans, MA

Carol Sing with Brass & Organ

Sunday, December 5, 3:00 p.m.

Join us for a festive Carol Sing! Let’s “raise the rafters” with traditional carols including Angels We Have Heard on High, O Little Town of Bethlehem, and Joy to the World, accompanied by Brass and the newly completed St. Cecilia Organ! No tickets required.

Learn more by calling 508-240-2400

Church of the Transfiguration
Rock Harbor, Orleans, MA

A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens

Readers Theatre

Thursdays – Saturdays, December 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 7:30 PM
Sundays December 12 & 19, 3:00 PM

Elements Theatre Company presents Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, imaginatively retold in an enhanced Readers Theatre style with live music, sound effects and multimedia, directed by Christopher Kanaga. During the Christmas season, this classic story reminds us that even in the midst of a world willed with acrimony, we can hold fast to our hope for change.

Joppa — 5 Bay View Drive, Orleans, MA

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Extended Epiphany Evensong

Saturday, January 8, 5:15 p.m.

Church of the Transfiguration
Rock Harbor, Orleans, MA