Music 

Sanctuary Singers: (adult, high school youth and older) This ensemble serves regularly at the 10:00 am. worship service and for special holiday services.  This choir serves as the core of the Boar’s Head Chorus.  They rehearse Wednesdays, 5:00-6:00 pm, and Sundays, 9:00 am, with additional rehearsals scheduled as needed.  Contact Robert Nance for details.

Youth Music Ensemble: (middle and high school youth) This ensemble of singers and instrumentalists serves in worship on a periodic basis. Various opportunities are tailored to the abilities and interests of those participating.  Rehearsals are 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Music Room.  Contact Robert Nance for details.

Children's Choir: (children, grades K-5) The children’s choir prepares music and drama for worship service about once each month as scheduled, between September and May. Musical experience includes instruments, movement, drama, and singing. They rehearse Wednesdays from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Contact Phil Slane for details. 

Plymouth Bell Ensemble: (all ages, medium-advanced skill level) This group performs periodically for Sunday morning worship and special services, approximately once each month throughout the year.  They rehearse Wednesdays from  6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary balcony.  This ensemble is also part of the Boar’s Head Orchestra.  For details, contact Tim Cunningham.

Plymouth Players: (all ages, medium-advanced skill level) This drama troupe performs periodically for Sunday morning worship and special performances throughout the year.  They rehearse as needed.  If interested, contact Robert Nance or Heather Brackeen.

Boar’s Head Chorus and Orchestra: (all ages) This ensemble provides music for the annual Boar’s Head and Yule Log Festival Worship Services, December 27 (dress rehearsal) and December 28, 29 and 30 (performances).  Rehearsals take place on Wednesdays in December.  Interested participants will receive a detailed schedule in the fall.  For more information, contact Robert Nance.

Plymouth Music Ministry Welcomes All Performing Artists

The Plymouth Music Ministry is open and affirming of diverse artistic expressions.  If you have a suggestion or a particular gift you would like to share, please contact the music staff so we may consider ways to incorporate your gifts.

 

Library 

Louise Folsom Memorial Library (Amistad Room) 

The Louise Folsom Memorial Library over-haul is complete now, with lots more breathing room and a fresh, colorful system that makes browsing for books easy and engaging. Some new sections have been created that might be of particular interest…Devotionals; For Women; Biblical Scholarship; Essays; Parry Lecturers; on and on! Pop in and take a look (and check out a book!)

Did you know we now have an on-line catalog? From the Plymouth website, follow the Connections tab to the LibraryThing link. You can browse from home to see what the library has; the “tag” field will tell you in what physical section of the library you will find the book. This is a work in progress, with about 200 books entered so far (http://www.librarything.com/catalog/plymouthuccfw).      

If you’re looking for some suggestions for light summer reads, try The Cloister Walk by Kathleen Norris, A Stone for a Pillow by Madeleine L’Engle; or Help, Thanks, Wow: the Three Essential Prayers by Anne Lamott , or perhaps a daily devotional to keep your spiritual practice going while enjoying your summer vacation! 

--Cammy Sutter, on behalf of the Library Task Force

 

 

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