News and Events
Date: Friday, November 22, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Activities begin at 5:45 pm with Joette Blades of Carthage leading Christmas carols in the Precious Moments Visitor Center Atrium. The ceremony begins at 6:15 pm with the lighting of the candles, followed by Timmy the Angel leading the procession to the Precious Moments Chapel. At 6:30 pm, inside the Chapel, Ted Easley of Joplin will provide a devotional entitled ‘Tis the Season for Giving and Joette Blades closes the ceremony with a solo. A limited number of Lighting Ceremony passes are available inside the Precious Moments Visitor Center beginning at 5:30 pm. Passes are required for entry into the Chapel during the ceremony.
Get a Gift – Give a Gift- Beginning at 5:45 pm November 22 select Precious Moments plush animals may be purchased by children 12 years old and younger for just $5 in the Precious Moments Gift Shoppe. For every plush animal purchased, a plush animal will be donated to Laverne Williams Children’s Christmas Party, sponsored by the Carthage Police Department.
Make your Christmas Lighting Ceremony celebration complete by dining at Taste of Italy. Located beside the Precious Moments Visitor Center, Chef Aleksander Sula offers authentic Italian cuisine. From 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Friday, November 22 all dinner guests will receive a free dessert with their meal! Restrictions apply. Reservations are strongly advised for groups of six or more. Kindly call 417-358-2000 for more information and to make your reservation.
Precious Moments Chapel 2019 Choirs of Christmas
Join us Friday & Saturday evenings (November 23 through December 28) as choirs and soloists fill the Chapel with harmonious sounds of the Christmas season!
Schedule of performances, as of 11/07/19:
(Subject to change without advance notice)
Friday, November 22, 6:30pm Joette Blades LIGHTING CEREMONY
Saturday, November 23, 5:00pm-OPEN
Saturday, November 23, 5:30pm-Cynthia Huffman
Friday, November 29, 5:30pm-Sound Decision Quartet
Friday, November 29, 6:30pm-Sound Decision Quartet
Saturday, November 30, 5:30pm-Qualls Violin Ensemble
Saturday, November 30, 6:30pm-Devoted 16.5
Friday, December 6, 5:45pm-Central Elementary Music
Friday, December 6, 6:30pm-Center Place Restoration School
Saturday, December 7, 5:30pm-St. Paul’s Vocal Choir
Saturday, December 7, 6:30pm-St Paul’s Bell Choir
Friday, December 13, 5:30pm-ShowMe Harmony
Friday, December 13, 6:30pm-Grace Episcopal Church
Saturday, December 14, 5:30pm-First United Methodist Church
Saturday, December 14, 6:30pm-Unity Baptist Church Youth Choir
Friday, December 20, 5:30pm-Neosho High School
Friday, December 20, 6:30pm-OPEN
Saturday, December 21, 5:30pm-OPEN
Saturday, December 21, 6:30pm-OPEN
December 27-28 no performances at this time
If you are interested in an available time slot contact Tammy Ford
Tammy.Ford@PreciousMoments.com or 417-359-2855
Details to come. We are working diligently to determine a weekend for the 2020 Event.
As soon as we have details, we will post here and on our Facebook page.