Big thanks go out to our choir members for their commitment and dedication to the music ministry here at St. Margaret’s. I hope you’ll extend your appreciation as well to Mary, Janet S., Kim, Ayla, Jacquelyn Poarch and Dan. How many Sundays would they have preferred to sleep in? How many Thursday evenings did they rush to church after work, often missing supper in order to attend rehearsal? I am awed at this level of commitment and love for St. Margaret’s.

We welcomed a newcomer to our choir, Peter, and pray he is able to continue with us in the coming year. As always, I invite anyone interested in sung worship to visit a rehearsal on Thursdays at 8:15 p.m.  

In my 40 years as a church musician in various denomin-ations, I have seen many types of worship. A constant in all worship services are the moments of quiet and prayer found during the liturgy and communal prayers.

I would gently remind you all that the time before the service, “Prelude” time, is a quiet time for meditation and prayer, and many who enter the church are looking for this quiet time. Please hold conversations until after the service; we do have wonderful fellowship after church.

Have a great summer and I hope to see you all in September when choir will start up once again.

~ Susan Isherwood, Director of Music