Family Life Center – First United Methodist Church, Round Rock
Each year the First Church Handbell Ministry hosts a Pops concert. This very popular event is a benefit which stars our two 5-octave adult bell teams, Jubilation and Council Oak Bells. Also featured is the dynamic Sound of Joy Bell Trio, as well as special guest singers and instrumentalists.
Beyond the wonderful music, Pops is an event which transforms our Family Life Center (Building 3) into a dinner theatre atmosphere. Tables are decorated and the stage is set for an evening of family fellowship, music, and fun! Audience members are asked to bring peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to gourmet as those in attendance enjoy one another’s company for dinner. Beverages (tea, lemonade, water and coffee) are provided by an eager wait staff. A concert follows the meal…full of music one might not expect to hear from handbells! Old Hollywood, current and 70’s pop, classical transcriptions and original works are all included in this year’s musical menu! And we always include a few surprises!
This year all profits collected at Pops will go directly to Boys to Men of God & Daughters of the King. This non-profit is fairly new to our community and is in need of our help! Boys to Men of God & Daughters of the King is a Christian organization that exists to provide mentorship in a family group setting to children between the ages of 6 and 12 who have experienced the absence of a father figure in their lives. Ringers will perform specifically to benefit this worthwhile cause.
Audience members are asked to secure reserved table seating prior to the event. Most tables seat 6 people. These tickets are free of charge. Ten premium tables are available for a donation of $100 each. These premium round tables seat 8. Ticket distribution begins between services on Sunday, April 15. The Pops ticket table will be located outside the north entrance to the Sanctuary. Tickets are also available during the week through our church office. PLEASE NOTE: there will be additional seating during the concert only portion of the evening at 6:30pm. No ticket is needed for this chair seating.
PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS! We want to pack the house! And click HERE to view photos from last year’s show….
First United Methodist Round Rock is located at 1004 North Mays in Round Rock
For directions, click HERE.