Past Events › Friends of Music
Join us for a traditional Anglican choral liturgy in Calvary’s beautiful nave at twilight. Following the Book of Common Prayer service outline, Evensong gives weekend travelers an opportunity to worship or having been to a morning service, it offers a time of prayer and quiet reflection as evening falls. We will also live-stream the service on the Calvary Episcopal Church Facebook page, YouTube channel, and the Calvary website. “Choral Evensong is a 45-min long peace-inducing church service in which the…Find out more »
Welcome Back reception at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Hall The Negro Spiritual serves as one of America's most influential and distinctive musical achievements. Inspired by the harsh and cruel conditions of enslaved people, Spirituals were created and employed to comfort, inform, and celebrate lived experiences. Spirituals have since inspired future generations to combat the atrocities of social injustice. In an effort to reimagine social justice, Gavin Wigginson is now employing the songs of his ancestors to inspire new thinking…Find out more »
Calvary Episcopal Church’s mission is to make God’s love visible in downtown Memphis. The Friends of Music ministry seeks to make it visible by enhancing the sacred music of Calvary’s liturgies, while also opening the doors of Calvary to the larger community of the Mid-South for a variety of concert opportunities. If you would like to become a Friend of Music, please contact Kristin Lensch, or click the Donate button below. You may also contact one of the committee members: Desi Franklin, chair; Frank Anthony; Kell Christie; John Palmer; Katy Hopkins; and Dave Rupke.
In our 2019-2020 season, we are grateful for the support of:
Frank Anthony ● Vincent Astor ● Mary Baird ● Debbie & David Balling ● Linda Bennett ● Edwin Bozeman ● Lucia & Hal Crenshaw ● Michele Crump ● Robert Dodge ● Jan & Barney Elam ● Lawrence Estes ● Barbara & Jeff Etheridge ● Gene Hayden & Ty Legge ● Betsy & Ed Kelly ● Dorothy Kirsch ● Kristin Lensch & Tim Huebner ● David Lensch ● Margaret McLean ● Gail Murray & Joe Hawes ● Linda & Mike Nelson ● John Palmer & Dave Ousset ● Bob Owens ● Dana Sue & Ann Percer ● Pat Robison ● June Rose ● Needie & Tom Rountree ● Ann Saccomano ● Julie & Billy Shaw ● Ainslie Pryor Todd ● Judy Tucker ● Milton Winter ● Brenda & Jerry Woemmel
Calvary Episcopal Church Friends of Music
To make a donation, after clicking on the button below, select “Offering,” and then type “Music” in the memo line. If you have any questions, contact Bookkeeper Cynthia Yeager, 901-312-5204. Together, let’s make something beautiful happen.