In many ways, Unitarians made Christmas what it is today. Of course, Christmas is the celebration of a Palestinian prophet named Yeshua, or Jesus. The early Christian church celebrated his birthday in April and then in June. They then co-opted the yule … read more.
We know that not everyone can commit to choir rehearsals and Sunday worship services when Crossing Chorale sings. Many of you teach RE classes, are involved in so much at church, have active work lives and may have young families. In recent years, … read more.
The role of the Crossing Chorale is to sing choral music for our worship services…to create beautiful music; enhance the topic of the month and/or sermon; offer different genres and diverse cultural music; give the opportunity for listening, joy and reflection; and to support the … read more.
My articles for the past few months have been of a serious nature. Thought I’d share some church music humor with you this month!
Church Bulletin Music Bloopers:
The choir invites any member of the congregation who enjoys sinning to join the choir.
A bean supper will be … read more.
Join the Racial Justice Initiative Steering Committee on April 23 at 7pm to further explore this topic. RJI asks that you read Reckless Borrowing or Appropriate Cultural Sharing before the meeting. Email email@example.com with questions and if you need childcare to … read more.
Caryl Tipton, Director, Music Ministry
Last month I offered Part One of this perspective on Music and Cultural Misappropriation from Rev. Jason Shelton. Next month, I will share some of my own thoughts and perspective.
By now, you will have noticed that Crossing Chorale is filling up our “choir loft”. We’ve welcomed “old” friends back and some new friends have joined us.
We are thrilled to have Kathy Frey singing again after a few years away. And, Michael Howe-Smith is joyfully … read more.
Although Steve Ryan has played for services at times in the past, I want to officially welcome him as our “new” pianist at UUCWC.
A graduate of Westminster Choir College, Steve has extensive background as a director, pianist and singer. He moved to New York City … read more.
Announcing the official line-up for the 2018–2019 UUCWC Concert Series!
Erin Busch has set up four shows for this year, two of which are repeats of last year (the South Philly Big Band and Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five), and two of which will … read more.