WRGN Special Christmas Radio Broadcasts
Make the radio a part of your Christmas tradition. From drama to the choral arts, WRGN brings you special broadcasts throughout the Christmas season. Check out the schedule below, and make sure you're by a radio when these broadcasts air!
Saturday, December 7 at 3:00 p.m. - December Live! - 2012: This is a repeat broadcast of December Live! from last year. This program is a lively testament that the spirit of the season rests on everyone's minds & hearts throughout the year and years to come.
Sunday, December 8 at 4:00 p.m. - Handel's Messiah: This production encompasses both the lyrical art of music & God's word. Join Moody Bible Institute's students & faculty as they unite as one melodious body and celebrate the awesome power of God & the gift of His Son.
Sunday, December 8,15 & 22 at 7:00 p.m. - The Candle In The Window: This 3 part Christmas Drama from Lamplighter Theater tells the story of Tully - who wants more than anything to make his teacher smile. But no one knows that Miss Ravenstow is trying to escape the pain from her past. No one, that is, except Todd the mailman, who holds in his hands something far more valuable than a special delivery. The Candle In The Window makes love real, brings hope home and points us all to the Light of the World. You may just look at those around you in a different light! (Part 1 - December 8, Part 2 - December 15 and Part 3 - December 22)
Thursday, December 12 at 9:30 p.m. - Max Lucado - God's Redeeming Story: The conclusion of the "You'll Get Through This" series...The sounds of Christmas come wrapped in many different packages. And in this joyous season, not everyone is joyous. For some the test reports came back negative, for others home feels far away. You feel alone, expectations dashed. Friends vanished. Husband gone. Who's left? God is! As Max shares openly and informally from his own life and in his message--you'll discover it's just what you needed.
Friday, December 13 at 9:00 p.m. & Saturday, December 14 at 3:00 p.m. - December Live!: Music, original Christmas stories & candy cane comedy...all in front of a LIVE audience. This program includes classic Christmas caroling, storytelling and other musical arrangements to create unforgettable reflections of the holidays.
Sunday, December 15 at 12:00 p.m. - Jesus Has Come To Our World: Like the Israelites who looked forward to their Messiah, we invite you to celebrate Jesus' birth and at the same time - look forward to His future coming! Charles Morris, speaker for Haven Today is your host and is joined by hymn-writer & singer Kristin Getty, and authors Ann Voskamp & Sally Lloyd-Jones. Together they bring to this special Christmas celebration not only the words of this Advent season, but also music of praise & worship.
Thursday, December 19 at 8:00 p.m. - O Little Town of Bethlehem: Journey to Bethlehem and listen to the rich sounds of the real-life hustle and bustle of marketplace sites, neighborhoods & other areas depicting both Bethlehem today and yesterday.
Friday, December 20 at 8:00 p.m. - A Marriage Carol: Adapted from the Moody Publishers title by Chris Fabry and Gary Chapman, this drama from Moody Radio follows “Marlee and Jacob” a couple on their way to sign divorce papers. But when a snow storm spins their car across the ice, the collision that follows puts everything on hold.
Saturday, December 21 at 3:00 p.m. - The Lesser Characters of Christmas: We all know about Mary, Joseph & the Baby Jesus...But what about the lesser characters of Christmas? There's Elizabeth, the mother of John, and her doubting husband, Zechariah. And what about Anna, the prophetess, and Simeon - BOTH of whom were supernaturally appointed to meet the infant King at the temple? We'll meet them up close in "The Lesser Characters of Christmas" - a documentary with provocative drama vignettes & interviews from Israel.
Sunday, December 22 at 12:00 p.m. - Wheaton College Christmas Festival: Wheaton's Women's Chorale, Concert Choir & Men's Glee combine to create an astounding array of sounds celebrating the spirit and true meaning of the season.
Tuesday, December 24 at 9:00 p.m. - Candlelight Carols: This Changes Everything: Enjoy the musical talent of the Moody Chorale, the Men's Collegiate Choir, the Women's Concert Choir and the Symphonic Band as these students bring to life Christmas in 1940s New York during the Golden Age of Radio. Recorded at the historic Moody Church, the sounds of "Candlelight Carols" will inspire everyone to reflect upon the joys of the holidays through dramatic & musical expression.
Tuesday, December 24 at 11:00 p.m. - Handel's Messiah: This production encompasses both the lyrical art of music & God's word. Join Moody Bible Institute's students & faculty as they unite as one melodious body and celebrate the awesome power of God & the gift of His Son.
Wednesday, December 25 - Christmas Day Music: WRGN will feature continuous Christmas music all day hosted by Tim Madeira, Doug Hamilton, Dan Longmore, Denise Warner and Dan Close.
Saturday, December 28 at 3:00 p.m. - Year In Review 2013: SRN's Capitol Hill correspondent Bob Agnew anchors this special which reviews the top news stories of what was - politically and culturally - a remarkable year. This will keep you abreast of what happened in the past year as we reflect on God's grace and expect His faithfulness for another year.