The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Athens, presents its annual Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 2 at 4:30 p.m. The choir will perform carols, hymns and anthems from the Renaissance to the 21st century, including “There is No Rose,” by Howard Helvey. Admission is free but a free will offering collected will benefit the Organ Restoration Fund. A reception will follow the service. Church of the Good Shepherd is located at 64 University Terrace in Athens.