Eileen Jones began serving at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Britton, Mich., when she was 16 years old.
From the mission field: Music and liturgy workshop in Congo
Sacred music educator and missionary Phillip Magness recently returned from three weeks in the Republic of Congo, where he led a hymnody and liturgy workshop at Wittenberg Parish in Pointe-Noire, consulted with church leaders on future projects, and worked with the musicians at St. Augustine Lutheran Church in Brazzaville.
Obituary: Dr. Carl Flentge Schalk, professor, Concordia University Chicago
Dr. Carl Flentge Schalk, composer and retired professor of church music at Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill., died on Jan. 24 at the age of 91.
Winter ‘Engage’: Sharing the Gospel in unexpected places
The Winter 2020 issue of ‘Lutherans Engage the World’ is full of stories about the Gospel going forth in unexpected ways and reaching people through unexpected ministries — particularly through music.
Nurturing singing — and faith — through music education
LCMS church musicians and educators learn strategies for increasing music literacy by developing aural skills.
Collegium Vocale of St. Louis to present four cantatas of Christoph Graupner, 18th-century Lutheran cantor
The works of Graupner, a contemporary of Bach, are enjoying renewed interest after having been “lost” for many years.
Student composers invited to submit new works for Richard Hillert award
The deadline for submissions is June 1.
Two settings of Luther’s Divine Service premiere at LCMS Worship Institute
Two new musical arrangements of Divine Service, Setting Five (Luther’s Divine Service) premiered at the 2017 Institute on Liturgy, Preaching, and Church Music held July 25-28 at Concordia University, Chicago, in River Forest, Ill.
LCMS Worship Institute draws 350-plus to study, pray, sing God’s Word
Attendees ponder the theme “The Just Live by Faith” at the 2017 LCMS Institute on Liturgy, Preaching and Church Music.
Wrong turn opens door to worship-institute theme
The 2014 LCMS Institute on Liturgy, Preaching and Church Music, July 28-31 in Seward, Neb., draws more than 400 participants.