This Vespers features Bach’s early cantata based on one of Luther’s most beloved Advent hymns, Schütz’s Magnificat for Four Choirs, and motets by Brahms and Distler. Pre-vespers talk 5:15 p.m. with Peter Loewen. Reception following.
Sunday, October 2, 5:00 p.m. in the courtyard
The Houston Brass Band and Saengerbund conclude the first Leipzig in Houston Festival Week, presenting an Oktoberfest Konzert which will include a variety of polkas, marches, and German drinking songs, along with Strauss’ Wiener Philarmoniker Fanfare, Wagner’s Lohengrin, von Suppe’s Poet and Peasant Overture. Admission is free.
Luther League youth and parents will prepare and serve brats and beer after the concert. Please support our youth group with a generous donation toward their 2017 trip to Wittenberg, German and the Wittenberg Three Project of the congregation.
Christ the King Church’s Wednesday Night Alive! program are in full swing. This is a night with something fun, interesting or educational to do for every age group. All are invited, especially new persons – individuals and families alike! Programs and activities run from 4:30 p.m. through 9:00 p.m. Dinner is served starting at 5:30 p.m. until 6:40 p.m. All classes and groups join together for a Vespers service in the nave at 7:05 p.m. See detailed schedule. Registration form.
Eating, learning, singing, playing instruments, studying, praying, writing life stories, and so much more.
Programs and activities run from 4:30 p.m. through 9:00 p.m. All come together in the nave for Evening Vespers at 7:00 p.m. Dinner is served starting at 5:30 p.m. until 6:45 p.m. Children’s regular programs end at 7:30 p.m. Continue reading