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Summer Update

Happy Summer!

Our choirs are on break, but there is still plenty happening at GCC through the summer.  Here are a few summer tidbits for you:

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Summer Music

Each summer, our sanctuary is filled with the music of volunteer musicians singing and playing solos and small ensembles.  Thank you to:

June

12 Kevin Kizer, clarinet; Tom Aldrich, vocalist

19 Katherine Hughes, violin;  Tricia Melzer Swaydrak  and Bruce Wedell, vocalists (singing songs composed by Rev. Dr. Bobbie McKay)

26 Kathryn Heyser, flute

July

3 Stephen Alltop, guest organist;  Ornduff Family Singers

10 Kent Wehman, guest pianist;  Tricia Melzer Swaydrak, vocalist

17 Kevin Kizer, Edie Harrison, clarinets; Beth Raebel, vocalist

24 Katherine Hughes, violin

31 (your name could be here!)

August

7 Elaine Moss, piano; Jamie Chodoroff, vocalist

14 Baritone Trio:  Bill Cooper, Russ Hiltz, Tom Aldrich

21 Summer Bells; Sue Cunningham, flute; Mickey Safstrom, vocalist

28 Pilgrim Wind Quartet, Drop-In Choir

September

4 Stephen Alltop, guest organist; (your name could be here!)

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Summer Performances – 75th Anniversary

Sun, Jul 3: Glenview Concert Band performance, 2 p.m.

A free, old-fashioned band concert on the Church’s south lawn featuring patriotic selections, show tunes, and standards, with lemonade and cookies [Bring lawn chairs or blankets, if possible] ~ Supported by the Men’s Ministry

Sun, Jul 10, and Mon, Jul 11: Staged reading of Our Town, by Thornton Wilder, 7 p.m.

An all-GCC, intergenerational cast interpreting the popular, most-produced American play —a celebration of the human spirit played out before our eyes on a quiet evening in July, with a bit of organ music thrown in for good measure ~ Supported by the Music Board and the Membership Board

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Thanks to the Nutting Fund

We purchased 3 new bell tables to replace old ones and add “real estate” to our bass section.

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Music Board to Serve at “A Just Harvest”

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On August 7, members of our Music Board will serve a meal at “A Just Harvest” followed by a meal of their own at Gary’s home.  Thanks to all who are willing to participate in this meaningful outreach!

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