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Carols by Candlelight


Through powerful music and drama, over 400 volunteers share the Christmas story and the importance of experiencing the message of Christmas through the love of Christ in Carols by Candlelight.
Carols by Candlelight 2016 will be held December  9-11. We invite you to participate in person or through the video broadcast and encourage you to use the hashtag #Carols2016 to share your Carols Experience!
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Live Concert Presentations of the 47th edition of Carols by Candlelight
  • Friday, December 9 at 7:00 pm
  • Saturday, December 10 at 3:00  and 7:00 pm
  • Sunday, December 11 at 3:00 and 7:00 pm
Live Streaming and Christmas Broadcast
Each concert will be Live Streamed. Carols will also be re-broadcast in the Jackson Metro area and available OnDemand at
"Glory Divine" | Take home a 2015 CD recording of Carols by Candlelight

Enjoy the music heard in Carols by Candlelight in this professional CD recording by the First Baptist Jackson Worship Choir. Order online for $15 or purchase at the church office for $10.

Are You Changed?
We pray your life is changed with the message of Christ. If you have questions about who Christ is and what He has done for you, please read more here or call 1-888-JESUS20.  We invite you to worship with us at any of our gatherings or contact us to reach a minister who can answer any questions you may have about a relationship with Christ.
"Christ is Born"

Puccini's opera, Turandot, contains one of the world's most recognized songs, Nessun Dorma.  With phrases beautifully crafted to proclaim the arrival of the Christ Child, the Worship Choir and Orchestra of the First Baptist Church of Jackson, Mississippi, along with guest tenor Leo Day, present the life-changing message of Christmas.  "Christ is Born" in the 46th edition of Carols by Candlelight. 

"Madrigal Medley" 

"Amazing Grace"

Carols by Candlelight 2015 | Entire Presentation

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Arrival Information for Concert Guests (click to view) >>
Parking lots will have First Baptist Jackson hosts who can give directions and assistance and help you get where you need to be.  Entrance to the Church will be at the State Street entrance, with a Carols Coffee House waiting area in Fellowship Hall East.   Guests in wheelschairs will be able to enter the second-floor atrium from President Street.  
Contact Our Ministry Staff
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Dr. L. Lavon Gray

Lead Worship Pastor
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Terry Sims

Administrative Asst, Music
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