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Concordia Seminary Chorus Announces Spring Tour

The Concordia Seminary Chorus, St. Louis, Missouri, announces its Spring Tour 2000. The Rev. Henry V. Gerike is the director of the choir. The Concordia Seminary Chorus will present a service of congregational hymns, readings and settings of psalms and spiritual songs for the season of Epiphany on the following dates:

February 13 at 5:00 p.m. – Concordia Lutheran Church, 505 South Kirkwood Rd., Kirkwod, MO; 314-822-7772
February 19 at 7:30 p.m. – Christ Church Lutheran, 3901 East Indian School Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85018; 602-955-4830
February 20 at 8:00 a.m. & 10:45 a.m. – St. Luke Lutheran Church, 807 North Stapley Dr., Mesa, AZ; 602-969-4414
February 20 at 7:00 p.m. – Fountain of Life Lutheran Church, 710 South Kolb Rd., Tucson, AZ; 520-747-1213
February 21 at 7:00 p.m. – Ascension Lutheran Church, 6520 Loma DeCristo Dr., El Paso, TX; 915-833-1009
February 22 at 7:00 p.m. – Grace Lutheran Church, 7550 Eubank Boulevard NE, Albuquerque, NM; 505-823-9100
February 24 at 7:00 p.m. – First Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 301 South Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV; 702-384-6106
February 25 at 7:00 p.m. – Hope Lutheran Church, 1041 East Foothill Blvd., Glendora, CA; 626-335-5315
February 26 at 7:00 p.m. – St. John Lutheran Church, 154 South Shaffer St., Orange, CA; 714-288-4400
February 27 at 9:00 a.m. – Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 15710 Newton St., Hacienda Heights, CA; 626-333-9017
February 27 at 7:00 p.m. – Grace Lutheran Church, 3993 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA; 619-299-2890
February 28 at 7:00 p.m. – Christ Lutheran Church, 2556 South Engler Ave., Yuma, AZ; 520-726-0773
February 29 at 7:00 p.m. – Christ the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 8801 North 43rd Ave., Phoenix, AZ; 623-934-3286
March 12 at 4:00 p.m. – St. John Lutheran Church, 302 West Holmes St., Chester, IL; 618-826-3545

Music for the service of Evening Prayer includes the hymn “O Morning Star, How Fair and Bright”; Jeffrey Smith’s “Psalm 103 “; Carolyn Jennings’ “Pengyou Ting,” a Chinese carol about Jesus Christ; Healey Willan’s “Magnificat.”

The touring choir of the Concordia Seminary Chorus consists of 29 students who are preparing to become pastors in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. They represent a portion of the full Concordia Seminary Chorus, which numbers over 100 singers.