Feb 05, 2008 Print This Article

Concordia Seminary To Host Psalm Festival

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will host a Psalm Festival on Sunday, April 13, at 3:00 p.m. in The Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. The festival will explore some of the themes involved in Psalm 23 through spoken and sung word. The public is invited to attend.

A variety of settings of Psalm 23, from Gregorian chant to a Gelineau setting to a setting by Rev. Henry V. Gerike, director of the Seminary Chorus, will be sung. Additionally, the congregation will sing hymns related to the themes of Psalm 23. Meditations and reflections on the psalm themes will be included in the service folder and in the spoken word.

Participating in the festival will be the Concordia Seminary Chorus and Pro Musica Sacra, under the direction of Rev. Henry V. Gerike, along with choir members from Lutheran churches in the St. Louis area. This is the first of a series of annual Psalm Festivals being planned at the Seminary.

For more information, contact Communications, Concordia Seminary, 801 Seminary Place, St. Louis, MO 63105; (314) 505-7374; communications@csl.edu.