“Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.”
At our Lent discussion group on Sunday evening, we discussed different ways our Church serves and can serve the local community. With the asset of our beautiful building, one small way that we serve is by offering the Church as a venue for concerts.
We are very happy to have had the privilege to host rehearsals, concerts and recordings by groups including the University Chamber Choir, The Medlock Singers, The University Barbershop Group, The Harmony Gospel Choir. The Manchester Medics Student Orchestra this evening held their 3rd concert at the Church, performing Beethoven’s Symphony No.1 and movements from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake.
The groups are always hugely grateful for the church’s support and encouragement. Church is grateful too for the gift that they offer us – bringing the ‘delightful present’ of music to life in our local community. Groups have performed at local institutions at Christmas time and have offered to perform in our church primary schools.
Kelly, who helped to serve refreshments at the concert commented “I’ve never experienced this music before – I have never had the chance to. It was a very special – I don’t know when I’ll hear it again, but I hope I do – it was a great opportunity.”
We look forward to continuing working together to share and delight in God’s gift of music.
For enquiries about using St Chrysostom’s Church as a rehearsal, concert or recording venue please call the Church Office on 0161 225 2550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org