New Hymn Written for First Lutheran!

Just wanted to point out that Rev. Stephen Starke mentioned the new hymn First Lutheran commissioned him to write, “God Laid the Earth’s Foundations” over on his blog. A prolific hymnwriter, his blog is dedicated to the appreciation of hymns and especially the very strong Lutheran heritage of hymns.

Bach’s 326th Birthday Celebrated!

Johann Sebastian Bach’s 326th Birthday was a huge succes this year as well as the past two years. Over 240 people were in attendance, including families with children, and prestigious musical personalities including Dr. Christoph Wolff, professor of Musicology at Harvard University and curator of the Leipzig Bach Archives. William Porter opened the day with…