Ascension Sings for Caribbean Aid

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On Monday, November 6, Ascension’s professional musicians gave a wonderful concert of classical, opera, Broadway and cabaret tunes to benefit Episcopal Relief & Development’s (ERD) hurricane relief programs in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. You can still make donations either by sending a check to the church payable to “Episcopal Relief and Development” or by credit card with this link https://support.episcopalrelief.org/hurricane-relief.

Here is a partial list of composers whose songs they sang:
Harold Arlen
Irving Berlin
Leonard Bernstein
Jerome Kern
Amadeus Mozart
Jacques Offenbach
Francis Poulenc
Giacomo Puccini
Henry Purcell
Stephen Sondheim
Richard Strauss
and more.

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This week: The rector shares a poem reflecting on part of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount as relayed in Matthew: “You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost its taste, how can its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything, but is thrown out and trampled under foot. You are the light of the world. A city built on a hill cannot be hid. No one after lighting a lamp puts it under the bushel basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all in the house.”

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