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posted by Olivia James * On Saturday Oct 25th, World On A String is a cross-cultural fiesta (partly held at CHPC) with 9 renowned artists from diverse traditions:

  • Christylez Bacon, GRAMMY®-nominated progressive hip-hop artist
  • Eric Byrd, acclaimed jazz and gospel singer and pianist
  • Tina Chancey, award-winning master of bowed strings from 10 centuries
  • Felix Contreras, NPR’s Afro-Cuban percussionist
  • Josh Dukes, master of Irish guitar, flute, and percussion
  • Loretta Kelley, GRAMMY®-nominated Norwegian Hardanger fiddler
  • Alan Jabbour, fiddler and founder of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress
  • Nistha Raj, award-winning Hindustani violinist
  • Phil Wiggins, internationlly-known blues harmonica virtuoso

Come for the evening concert or the whole day of workshops for vocalists and instrumentalists of all levels, age 7 to professional.  Workshops 12:30-5:30 p.m. at the Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania SE, Washington DC.  Concert 7:30 p.m. at Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church.  Advance concert tickets $15 adults/$10 students.  Whole day: $95 adults, $80 students.  Scholarships are available for the day of workshops, including free admission to the concert.  Tickets/register online for workshops: www.freydashands.org/woas/

 

Posted by Pastor Walton *

From Westminster:  Unfortunately, we have discovered in the transitioning of our online services that an issue has prevented us from receiving nominations made prior to October 14, 2014.  If you have nominated a student you are asked to re-submit your nomination as the error has been corrected.   Again, we apologize for this technical issue and inconvenience.

A Westminster Tradition: $74,000 for a PC(USA) High School Senior to attend Westminster College – Nominate deserving students for a Young Presbyterian Scholarship. Our PC(USA) congregation can join in the annual tradition and submit a nominations for two Senior High School students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Nomination packets have been mailed or you can click here to place your nomination online.  Nominations are due by December 1.  Make a difference in the life of a student and submit your nomination. Young Presbyterian Scholarship recipients may select from any of Westminster’s 40 majors.

For assistance, please contact  Rev. Jim Mohr, College Chaplain  (724) 946-7116

Bradley P. Tokar ’91, Director of Admissions  (724) 946-7109

 

posted by Brenda Dunlap and Kelly DelRe * Shape Note Singing at CHPC on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 7-9 p.m. We sing from “The Sacred Harp” and “The Shenandoah Harmony”.  Shape note singing is an a cappella non-denominational community, musical, and spiritual event emphasizing participation, not performance.  Loaner books will be available.  All are welcome, no experience necessary!  For more information, contact John or Kelly at 540-955-2660 or by email.

 

posted by Leslie Barbour * Gary and Leslie have listed their home in Bend, Oregon on the AirBnB website at this link.  Reserve your stay in a one bedroom apartment in a gated golf course community starting June 2014.

 

posted by Sally Stoecker * Court Appointed Special Advocates  — CASA—DC (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is a really important and worthy organization that always needs support. This is where I volunteered (2007-2011) and also worked part time as staff in 2009.   Volunteers are trained to represent foster care children in family court and to mentor and assist them outside of court–to make sure they are cared for properly…education, health, hygiene, etc.  I often lift up Lyashaw in prayer—I represented her until she aged out of the system at 21. We are still in touch and that has been a very special relationship.  Also, if you are thinking of volunteering somewhere in 2014, I highly recommend CASA (www.casadc.org)!  Many blessings, Sally