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Concordia Seminary Chorus Continues Spring Tour

After completing the first half of its Spring Tour 2000, the Concordia Seminary Chorus, St. Louis, Missouri, continues the Tour at the following locations on the following dates:

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

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.

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.

For more information, contact Rev. Glen D. Thomas, Vice President for Seminary Relations at Concordia Seminary, 801 DeMun Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63105; 314.505.7371. (thomasg@csl.edu).