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!
Sunday, November 30 at 4:00 p.m. - Handel's Messiah: This production encompasses both the lyrical art of music and God's word. Join Moody Bible Institute's students & faculty as they unite as one melodious body and celebrate the awesome power of God and the gift of His Son.
Friday, December 5 at 8:00 p.m. - December Live! - 2013: This is a repeat broadcast of December Live! from last year. Hear great songs of the season, tap your toe to the One O'Clock Jazz Band and find yourself "Laughing With The Stars". Toss in hilarious audience interaction, heart touching Christmas stories from Mike Kellogg, a reading of Luke 2 and you've got a classic December Live!
Sunday, December 7 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.
Friday, December 12 at 9:00 p.m. - December Live!: It's an all new December Live! featuring musical artist Laura Story. Join Laura and a cast of professional actors and great musicians to make this starry night one to remember. Laugh at the debates with our "McLaughlin' Group" and then "Away In Danger" takes you for a dramatic ride on the famous Chicago "L". Music, original Christmas stories and candy cane comedy...all in front of a LIVE audience with the Christmas story in all its glory as the center piece.
Tuesday, December 16 at 8:00 p.m. - The Hope Of Hanukkah: To understand the origin of Hanukkah is to understand there is hope in Jesus Christ. Listeners will be guided on a step by step odyssey filled with musical arrangements and relevant interviews concerning the pivotal events leading to the creation of this celebration.
Friday, 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 and other areas depicting both Bethlehem today and yesterday.
Sunday, December 21 at 4:00 p.m. - Candlelight Carols: My Child, My Lord: Experience the journey of Mary from mother to disciple; share in her struggle to understand and believe through evocative music and compelling drama. Recorded at the historic Moody Church, the sounds of "Candlelight Carols" will inspire everyone to reflect upon the joys of the holidays through dramatic and musical expression.
Monday, December 22 at 8:00 p.m. - Trail Of Two Kings: With Herod as a narrator, audiences are invited to share in the paths of two kings. Yet, in the end, one king will experience a rise of power on earth that is fleeting, while the other embodies the very essence of power and life in the Father.
Tuesday, December 23 at 8:00 p.m. - The Lesser Characters of Christmas: We all know about Mary, Joseph and 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 and interviews from Israel.
Wednesday, December 24 at 9:00 p.m. - Candlelight Carols: My Child, My Lord: Experience the journey of Mary from mother to disciple; share in her struggle to understand and believe through evocative music and compelling drama. Recorded at the historic Moody Church, the sounds of "Candlelight Carols" will inspire everyone to reflect upon the joys of the holidays through dramatic and musical expression.
Wednesday, 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 and faculty as they unite as one melodious body and celebrate the awesome power of God and the gift of His Son.
Thursday, December 25 - Christmas Day Music: WRGN will feature continuous Christmas music all day (6am to 10pm) hosted by Tim Madeira, Doug Hamilton, Dan Longmore, Denise Warner and Dan Close.
Tuesday, December 30 at 8:00 p.m. - Year In Review 2014: SRN News 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.