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United Church of Christ Musicians Association National Conference July 29 - Aug 2

posted Jul 16, 2012, 1:08 PM by Al Gallant

July 10, 2012

 Dear Members and Friends of UCC Churches in Vermont,

 The United Church of Christ Musicians Association is excited to be holding its national conference in Vermont this year, and is grateful for the opportunity to use and showcase two beautiful UCC churches in Burlington, including First Congregational Church, and College Street Congregational Church as spaces for learning and worship.

The Committee would like to extend an invitation to your church community to attend any of these Conference events, which are open to the public.


  • Sunday evening, July 29 - College St. Congregational Church - 7:00 pm Bella Voce Women’s Chorus; 7:30 Opening Worship -- All are invited.

Opening Worship Service includes Dr. Joe Utterback on piano; Karen James, solo handbells; Susan Strand, African percussion; Dr. Jo Dean Blaine Davis and Harold Stover on Organ; and Dr.
Bruce Epperly, Presiding Minister, and Dr. Daryl Hollinger, Worship Leader.


  • Monday evening, July 30 - UVM Recital Hall, Redstone Campus - 7:30 pm Dr. David Neiweem, University organist and Northern Bronze Handbell Ensemble -- Open to the public, $10 donation requested.


  • Wednesday evening, August 1 - First Congregational Church, Burlington - 7:00 pm SING! with Alice Parker; 7:30 Closing Worship – Rev. Dr. Bruce Epperly, Presiding Minister; Dr. Daryl Hollinger, Worship Leader; Conference Choir: Dr. David Neiweem; Conference Handbell Choir: Karen James; Conference Percussion Ensemble: Susan Strand, Leader; Organists: Dr. David Neiweem and Dr. Jo Deen Blaine Davis.


We  hope that you will attend and take advantage of these unique musical events and worship experiences.



United Church of Christ Musicians Association Conference Committee