SPARTA — Sparta United Methodist Church presents a special evening of music to begin the Christmas season. Selections from the Heavenly Metal Ringers handbell choir will be followed by the choral cantata Go Sing It On the Mountain by Pepper Choplin. It will be accompanied by musicians from the Hanover Wind Symphony and will close with a carol sing. Join us on December 2 at 7:30 p.m. and December 3 at the 10:30 a.m. service. Sparta United Methodist Church, 71 Sparta Avenue, Sparta.Free and open to the public (donations accepted).