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And now, I’d like to Sing a Song

I’m quite possibly the only straight guy in America that knows all of the words to all of the songs from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Sound of Music”.  I didn’t grow up with a silver spoon in my mouth, but we did have a Baby Grand piano in the living room.  And my Mom played, and my Sisters played, and my Dad played.  And I sang along. Continue reading And now, I’d like to Sing a Song

Singing Christmas Tree~~~ St. Paul’s United Church of Christ~~~ Woodstock, Virginia

From 1976 to 2000, this tree service of worship, under the direction of Julia Danley Lambert, brought inspiration to all who gathered here… both those who sang and those who listened. The Tree program was revived in 2013 due to popular demand. The Tree is now under the direction of Julia’s daughter, Mary Danley Catlett.Wonderful Music

This is a marvelous Family Tradition for many, and for many a good reason.  A beautiful old church, dimly lit and adorned with fresh evergreens.  A variety of Christmas music sung by members of the Woodstock community.  Hand bells.  A violinist. The program is short and sweet, just like the junior choir.

Here are 2 quick clips from live performances of the past.

“Good News”

“See to Us a Child is Born”

To some that read this, one particular question may come to mind.  And the answer is “Yes, I will be.”  

For more information, contact St. Paul’s official website St. Paul’s United Church of Christ