Countryside Community Church, 14011 Orchard Drive, Clarks Summit, will present a Christmas cantata, ‘Embrace the Joy,’ at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. The event will be comprised of more than 30 singers and musicians from area churches. Refreshments will follow. For more information, call 570-587-3206 or visit countryside-church.org. From left, first row, are Jenny Marcho, Alexis Heffley, Valerie Black and Al Hardaway. Second row, Bob Smith, director; Sue Cagley; Lynn Snyder and Phyllis Terwilliger.