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Music Minister: Rev. Grace I. Scarle

Rehearsal Thursday Night at 6:30 PM

Peace Presbyterian Adult Choir
The choir rehearses diligently on Thursday evenings from 6:30-8:00 pm and again on Sunday mornings before the service. This fine group of singers is always up to learning new and uplifting selections. Singing is a choir is a positive experience and great for one’s health!

Chancel Choir
The Chancel Choir is an integral part of the worship service and is led by a professional Minister of Music and accompanied by our pianist and organist, who are all very dedicated to the music program.

Additional Music Opportunities
The church has talented musicians who perform regularly, as well as special music performances by local musicians and instrumentalists throughout the year.  Our hope is to add to our worship through music with additional opportunities to use gifts and talents to the glory of God. We hope to start a Handbell Choir and also an Instrumental ensemble to play for services. Please call or come see the Music Minister if you would like to participate in any way!

Our Worship Committee
Our Worship Committee plans, coordinates and executes all worship services as well has all special services and Communion. We work with members of the congregation to coordinate the Altar Guild, Liturgist, Ushers, Greeters and Acolytes. We maintain the sanctuary and communion supplies, palm crosses, candles, pencils, attendance pads, etc. We open and close the sanctuary for services and decorate the church for special occasions.

Communion at Peace Presbyterian Church
We serve communion the first Sunday of every month and at the Maundy Thursday service (the Thursday between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday). Ours is an open communion for all who have been baptized, have faith, repent and come in faith, repentance and love.  Communion is the sign and seal of eating and drinking in communion with the crucified and risen Lord.  Communion is prepared by the Altar Guild and is served to the congregation, in the pews, by the elders of the church, who have received the trays from our minister.

The Cycle of the Christian Year: A Lesson in Colors and Symbols
The Christian year contains two cycles: The Christmas Cycle (Advent, Christmas, Epiphany) and the Easter Cycle (Lent, Easter, Pentecost). Within each cycle is a preparatory season symbolized by the color purple and a festival season symbolize by the color white. After each cycle there is an ordinary time of growth symbolized by the color green. Thus, there is a sequence of seasons using purple, white, and green in that order twice a year.

            Traditionally, purple, representing both royalty and penitence, is used during Advent and Lent.

            Blue symbolizes hope and may also be used during Advent.

            White and gold are used at Christmas and Easter to symbolize joy and festivities.

            Red symbolizes the color of fire to represent the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost and times when the work of the Holy Spirit is emphasized. During Holy Week if represents the blood of Christ. Red is also used for ordinations, church anniversaries and civil observances such as Memorial Day and Thanksgiving.

            Green represents growth and is used during Ordinary Time (the season after Epiphany and the season after             Pentecost).

You can see these colors displayed on the cloths covering our altar, the pulpit and the lectern.

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