WILSON – Two free public performances of a Christmas cantata titled “One Small Child” will be among a variety of “Very Country Christmas” programs beginning Sunday in Wilson.

Bonnie Collins will direct a 22-voice choir consisting mostly of members of Exley United Methodist Church at 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the church at 338 Lake St. A few members of neighboring church choirs will join the Exley choir for Sunday’s performances.

Exley’s annual cantata always is scheduled for the second Sunday in December.