Kantorei to Sing at First Lutheran Church

The Kantorei of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne will visit First Lutheran Church on January 4th, 2013 at 7:00 PM. They will sing in the context of an Epiphany choral Evening Prayer Service and all are invited to attend. The Seminary Kantorei is a 16-voice choir of students studying for the Office of the Holy…

Handel’s Messiah Sing Along

Saturday, December 8th, 2012 8PM Messiah sing along with Peter Terrey, Elijah Hopkin and Van Binghurst. Balint Karosi will be at the organ. The audience will be invited to sing the favorite seasonal choruses from the 1st part of Handel’s Messiah. Free admission, suggested donation of $15.

New Hymn Written for First Lutheran!

Just wanted to point out that Rev. Stephen Starke mentioned the new hymn First Lutheran commissioned him to write, “God Laid the Earth’s Foundations” over on his blog. A prolific hymnwriter, his blog is dedicated to the appreciation of hymns and especially the very strong Lutheran heritage of hymns.

Bach’s 326th Birthday Celebrated!

Johann Sebastian Bach’s 326th Birthday was a huge succes this year as well as the past two years. Over 240 people were in attendance, including families with children, and prestigious musical personalities including Dr. Christoph Wolff, professor of Musicology at Harvard University and curator of the Leipzig Bach Archives. William Porter opened the day with…