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Methodist church to host All Saints' Day All Saints' Day, feast of the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, and day on which churches glorify God for all God's saints, known and unknown. It is celebrated on Nov. 1 in the West, since Pope Gregory IV ordered its church-wide observance in 837.  concert

A concert for All Saints' Day will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church First United Methodist Church is a common name for the first United Methodist church established in a particular locality. Many First United Methodist Churches exist around the world. , 1376 Olive St.

The program includes Gabriel Faur's Requiem performed by church adult choirs and soloists. Also on the program is music by Guiseppe Verdi and Louis Vierne Louis Victor Jules Vierne was a renowned French organist and composer. He was born October 81870 in Poitiers and died June 21937 in Paris. Life
Louis Vierne was born nearly blind due to congenital cataracts but at an early age was discovered to have an unusual gift for
. Linda Duffendack Mays will conduct. Julia Brown is the organist. Soloists are Jill Gillette, soprano; Laura Parker, mezzo-soprano mezzo-soprano: see soprano. ; Guy Aydelott, tenor and Stephen Vorhes, baritone.

Suggested donation is $10; please bring canned goods for FOOD for Lane County.

African Children's Choir The African Children's Choir is a large choir made up of children ages 7 to 12 from several African nations. Since its inception, the choir has included children from Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Nigeria, and Ghana.  to sing Wednesday

SPRINGFIELD - The African Children's Choir will give a free concert on Wednesday.

The concert will begin at 7 p.m. at Thurston Christian Church, 6680 Thurston Road.

An offering will be taken to support the choir's education, care and relief programs in Africa. Focusing on education, the choir cares for more than 7,000 children in Uganda, Kenya, South Africa, Rwanda, Sudan, Nigeria and Ghana.

The children who sing in the choir have come from extreme poverty.

The African Children's Choir recently celebrated its 25th anniversary with a gala to raise funds for a new African Children's Choir Primary School on the shores of Lake Victoria in Uganda.
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