WHAT: St. John United Methodist Church kicks off its 2012-13 Concerts with a Cause series with performances starting Sunday.
THE SERIES: Concerts are free and open to the public. An offering supports a range of local ministries and organizations.
• Alice Parker, 3 p.m. Sunday: Composer, conductor leads early American hymns; benefiting The Hale House
• John Rutter’s Mass of the Children, 3 p.m. Nov. 18: Benefiting Downtown Cooperative Church Ministries
• Christmas Eve Concert and Lessons and Carols, 10:30 p.m. Dec. 24: Benefiting The United Methodist Children’s Home
• Nathan Laube, concert organist, 3 p.m. Feb 24: Benefiting The Hope House
• A Collage of the Arts for Passion Week, 7 p.m. March 24: Benefiting The Augusta Rescue Mission
WHERE: Performances are held at St. John United Methodist Church, 736 Greene St.
LEARN MORE: Call (706) 724-964 or see stjohnaugusta.org.