Franklin church presents Cantata Dec. 5

An original Christmas Cantata, “It Shall Be Fulfilled,” will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 5, at First Presbyterian Church in downtown Franklin.  

The cantata includes a narration of the birth of Christ as recorded in the Bible, accompanied by original songs based on the Scriptures and written in contemporary music styles including bluegrass, R&B, and soft rock.  The cantata will be directed by the composer, Franklin resident Lionel B. Caynon, and performed by a six-member vocal ensemble, C-Square & Friends, with narrator.

There is no admission charge; a light reception will follow the performance. First Presbyterian Church is at 26 Church Street in downtown Franklin.

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