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Music and Arts Sunday

Music at FBC

This Sunday, May 3, we will be celebrating Music and Arts Sunday.

At the 10:00 a.m. Worship Service, the choir will perform the world premiere of the winning anthem in the Ninth Annual International Anthem Competition of the First Baptist Church, Worcester. The anthem is titled “Beloved”. The composer, Jonathan Stinson, will be singing in the anthem premiere. Read more about Jonathan Stinson and the anthem competition.

At 4:00 p.m. a Church Choral Festival will be held in the sanctuary with choirs from:

First Congregational Church, West Boylston
Greendale Peoples Church, Worcester
Wesley United Methodist Church, Worcester
First Baptist Church, Worcester

Dr. Felicia Barber, conducting the massed choir from Westfield State University in music by Finzi, Durarte, Stanford and Lutkin.  2015 Anthem competition winning anthem “Beloved” will be presented again by Jonathan Stinson for SATB choir, cello and organ by the Chancel Choir of First Baptist Church.