Position Opening – Minister of Music

The position of Minister of Music at Penney Memorial Church is currently vacant. Suitable candidates are encouraged to apply or make inquiries to:

Bob Carpenter
Chair, Music Ministry Committee
rbcarpenter1@gmail.com
Call or text: 978.270.1554

penneychurch@gmail.com

Job Description: Click to download (PDF)

  1. Serves under the direction of the Music Ministry Committee.
  2. Supports and administers the Sanctuary Choir, Ensemble, Bell Choir, other choral groups, organists and pianists.
  3. Schedules and assists with special musical events held at PMC including Lent and Advent services.
  4. Schedules organists and pianists for services at PMC.
  5. Assists the Music Ministry Committee in preparing the Annual Budget.
  6. In consultation with the Music Ministry Committee and the Association of Residents, places campus pianos in appropriate locations around PRC.
  7. Arranges for the tuning of PMC pianos and organ.
  8. Plans, prepares and orders choral/instrumental music for Sunday Worship Services and other scheduled services at PMC including Advent, Lenten and Memorial Services (when asked).
  9. Assist the preacher of the day in the planning of Sunday morning services and choosing hymns.
  10. Conducts the Sanctuary Choir and the Ensemble; including weekly practice sessions during the day.
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Morning Worship Merlin Conrad

Time: Sunday, May 2nd @ 10:30 AM

Location: PMC Sanctuary – COVID Protocol is in effect.

Preacher: Merlin Conrad.

Topic: “Tiger Fighting”.

Liturgist: Steve Vanderkamp.

Organist: Larry Verlander.

Special Music: ““Be Thou My Vision (Lord of All Hopefulness)“ arr. Cathy Moklebust, The Handbell Choir, Jennifer Goodwin, Directing.

AV: Paul Lierman, Terry Muller, Dick Yeager and Bob Frankenfield.

Click for: Order of Worship and Church News (pdf).

Click for: May Benevolences (pdf)(click) The American Friends Service Committee and (click) The Remember Niger Coalition.

Remote Viewing: Campus Cable Channel 21.

Live Streaming: https://penney.link/u/facebook

Once uploaded, the videos may be viewed on:

Vimeo: https://penney.link/u/vimeo

Facebook: https://penney.link/u/facebook

These replay links will activate following the event.

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Piano and Flute Duo, Sunday 7:00 PM

Penney Memorial Church will feature a flute and harp duo in concert Sunday May 2nd at 7:00 PM. Their performance will come to you from the sanctuary (with limited seating) and virtually via: Facebook Live (click) and Vimeo (click). Artists are Angela Massey, flutist, and Bonita Wyke, piano. This is part of the Commerative Concert Series. The honorees for this concert are LaVerne Archibald, Raymond W. Beaver, and Alice Dunning Coble Henry,.

Link: Piano and Flute Duo – Commemorative Concert

Commemorative Programs Board.

Neil Petty, Chairman. Nancy Anderson, Mary Anthony, Nancy Moore, Lois Veldman, Verlander, Bill Waterston, and Lois Young.

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Morning Worship Paul Sabin

Time: Sunday, April 25th @ 10:30 AM

Location: PMC Sanctuary – COVID Protocol is in effect.

Preacher: Paul Sabin.

Topic: “Three Pronouns for our Journey”.

Liturgist: Linda Sabin.

Organist: Larry Verlander.

Special Music: “Hear My Prayer” by Moses Hogan.

The Double Quartet: Nancy Moore, Joy Carol, Rosemary Gilson, Lois Veldman, Harry Parrott. Neil Petty, David Dickinson, and Sid Rooy. Accompanied by Jan Petty. Directed by Neil Petty.

AV: Paul Lierman, Terry Muller and Bob Frankenfield.

Click for: Order of Worship and Church News

Remote Viewing: Campus Cable Channel 21.

Live Streaming: https://penney.link/u/facebook

Once uploaded, the videos may be viewed on:

Vimeo: https://penney.link/u/vimeo

Facebook: https://penney.link/u/facebook

These replay links will activate following the event.

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Morning Worship Kyle Reese

Time: Sunday, April 18th @ 10:30 AM

Location: PMC Sanctuary – COVID Protocol.

Preacher: Kyle Reese (One Jax).

Topic: “The Ordinary of Easter”.

Liturgist: Lois Veldman.

Organist: Alexi Romanenko.

Offertory: “Oh the Deep, Deep Love of Jesus” arr. Linda R. Lamb, PMC Handbell Choir, Jennifer Goodwin, Director.

AV: Paul Lierman, Terry Muller, Dick Yeager and Bob Frankenfield.

Click for: Order of Worship and Church News

Remote Viewing: Campus Cable Channel 21.

Live Streaming: https://penney.link/u/facebook

Once uploaded, the videos may be viewed on:

Vimeo: https://penney.link/u/vimeo

Facebook: https://penney.link/u/facebook

These replay links will activate following the event.

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Naomi Roth Otterbein Bryant

 

Note: The family has provided photos to remember Naomi. These photos are at the bottom of this article. If necessary select the “Continue reading” link. You may download the slide shows to your computer or use the in-line viewer. Due to the size of the photos the viewer may be slow to load. In the viewer click on a photo and scroll down to view the next photo, or use the slider on the right. Click on the “Pop-out” arrow icon to leave our website and view larger photos on Google Drive.

Click for In Memoriam Page.

Naomi Roth Otterbein Bryant was born February 18, 1921 in Meadville, Pennsylvania, one of six children to Georgiana and Samuel Roth. Her college and university studies were at Carthage College where she earned an A.B. degree in 1942 and Northwestern University where she earned an M.A. degree in 1965. As an educator, her special concern was for the problem learner, specifically in the field of reading. She was a tutor-trainer in Laubach Literacy and was active in many civic and religious organizations, as well as a women’s education society, the Delta Kappa Gamma. In 2017, Naomi was honored with the Valiant Woman Award by Church Women United for her life of service to church and community.

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Program on Palestinian Youth

On Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 7 PM, the Social Concerns Ministry of PMC will show a film in the Fellowship Room of McCormick Hall (limit of 25 people – please sign up in the HUB if you would like to be at the film) on the plight of growing up as a Palestinian youth in the Holy Land. It will also be shown on Channel 21, PMC Facebook Live, and later on Vimeo.

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