Sun28May20179:15 & 11:00 amSanctuary
Sunday, May 28, the choir performs "Peace Train". This song was released in 1971 by Cat Stevens and appears on his album Teaser and the Firecat. It was Stevens first Top Ten hit in the US. That was during the Vietnam War. Later, during the Iraq War, the song's relevance was revived.
According to Wikipedia, Stevens -- who had by then converted to Islam and changed his name to Yusuf Islam -- said of the piece, "'Peace Train' is a song I wrote, the message of which continues to breeze thunderously through the hearts of millions. There is a powerful need for people to feel that gust of hope rise up again."
Sadie Sonntag will direct the choir in singing a Kirby Shaw choral arrangement of this powerful and appropriate song of hope.
Under the direction of Sadie Sonntag the choir provides music for Sunday services at least two services a month from September through June. Rehearsals are on Thursday nights from 7-8:30pm, and all fun-loving people who want to sing are welcome! To learn more about the choir, talk to a choir member during Coffee Hour after any Sunday service or contact Sadie here. Come to a rehearsal Thursday evening during the season, and we’ll all make music together.