Moody Christmas Specials
Christmas music can be heard 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on Moody Radio's Praise and Worship Channel.
All Moody Christmas Specials will be available to listen to again after the first air date.
Wheaton College Christmas Festival | Sunday, Nov. 27, 5 p.m.
Moody Radio offers the Wheaton College Christmas Festival where Wheaton's Women's Chorale, Concert Choir, and Men's Glee combine to create an astounding array of sounds celebrating the spirit and true meaning of the season.
Messiah | Sunday, Dec. 4, 4 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 24, 11 p.m.
The annual production of
, an oratorio by George Frideric Handel, is presented and performed by the Sacred Music Department of the Moody Bible Institute.
Messiah emcompasses both the lyrical art of music and God's word. Join Moody Bible Institute students and faculty as they unite as one melodious body and celebrate the awesome power of God and the gift of his Son.
Joy - An Irish Christmas
| Sunday, Dec. 11, 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 24, 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Join Ireland's own Keith and Kristyn Getty, writers of modern hymns and carols, for their fourth annual tour of Joy - An Irish Christmas, a lively celebration of the birth of Christ! As seen on Public Television, the Gettys are joined by their band of virtuoso instrumentalists fusing Celtic, Bluegrass, Americana, and classical music as well as cultural dance and the choral sounds of the holiday. This concert was recorded live on December 14, 2015 from historic Severance Hall in Cleveland, OH. Sing along with Keith and Kristyn and their special guest friends for an evening that unites tradition and innovation in a vibrant celebration of the season!
Candlelight Carols: Just As They Had Been Told | Sunday, Dec. 18, 4 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 24, 9 p.m.
Since 1954, the Moody Bible Institute Music Department's production of Candlelight Carols has ushered in the Christmas season for friends and families throughout the Chicagoland area and the world. Featuring well-loved drama enhanced by professionally-produced multimedia and effects, Candlelight Carols continues to amaze audiences year after year. The Music Department music ensembles, along with members of Moody's Speech and Drama Core create a compelling program sure to delight the whole family. Recorded at the historical Moody Church, the sounds of Candlelight Carols will inspire everyone to reflect upon the joys of the holidays through dramatic and musical expression.
Christmas: Hope for the Lonely |
Friday, Dec. 23, 9 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 24, 4 p.m.
For many people, Christmas is the loneliest time of the year. But even still, there's reason to rejoice because hope for the lonely was born in Bethlehem. This Christmas, Charles Morris with Haven Today reflects on the loneliness of the first Christmas and how even then, joy was found in a surprising way. You'll be encouraged by this journey through Scripture interspersed with classic carols, and of course all about Jesus--He is our Christmas hope!
December Live! Featuring Mark Schultz | Saturday, Dec. 24, 9 a.m.
Join us for December Live! featuring musical artist Mark Schultz, Dove Award-winning singer/songwriter with ten No. 1 singles and best-known for hits such as All Things Possible and Different Kind of Christmas. Recorded in front of a live audience in Torrey-Gray Auditorium on the campus of Moody Bible Institute listeners will enjoy a fun, light-hearted broadcast of festive storytelling, classic caroling and a live concert.
The Year in Review 2016 | Saturday, December 31, 8 p.m., Sunday, January 1, 2017, 5 p.m.
Moody Radio in partnership with SRN News reviews the top news stories of what was - politically and culturally - a remarkable year. SRN news correspondent, Keith Peters hosts this special, highlighting the top news stories from the past year, ranging from historical political events, issues that have affected the state of the economy and natural disasters occurring on a global scale. This will keep you abreast of what has happened in the past year as we reflect on God's grace and expect His faithfulness for another year.