Mt. Olivet UMC of Taylor, MO invites everyone to “End of Summer Gathering”
Family-centered, outdoor event will begin at 5:30 pm with a free bbq dinner
Mt. Olivet, UMC of Taylor, MO invites everyone to their “End of Summer Gathering” on Sunday, August 25. This special, family-centered, outdoor event will begin at 5:30 pm with a free bbq dinner. Hamburgers, hot dogs, side dishes, drinks, and dessert will be provided.
A concert featuring “Folk Mountain Gospel” will follow the dinner at approximately 6:30 pm. “Weather permitting both the dinner and the concert will be held in the pavilion located behind the church,” stated Pastor Steve Martin.
80 Psaltery & Lyre: Deja Earley, “And I Remember He's My Father”
She has received honors in several writing contests, including the 2008 Joan Johnson Award in poetry,and the 2004-2005 Parley A. and Ruth J. Christensen Award. She was awarded first place in the 2011 Eugene England Memorial Personal Essay Contest, and she had several poems included in Fire in the Pasture. Deja Earley’s poems, fiction, and essays have previously appeared or are forthcoming in journals like Arts and Letters , Borderlands , and Utne Reader. She completed a PhD in English and Creative Writing at the University of Southern Mississippi and she now lives in Tucson, Arizona.
A Spiritual Thing: Local man in the business of repairing instruments
- Published: Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 4:30 a.m.. Last Modified: Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 6:56 p.m.. The first time Ben Seymour made a musical instrument, he looked at the finished product — a plucked psaltery — and said, “This is really chintzy.”
- When Mickey Ward and his wife play the guitar and psaltery and are joined in song by their four grandchildren, music becomes a family and a spiritual experience. In fact, Ward is so inspired by music that he has turned his passion into a business
- The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., March 15 and will introduce and promote the autoharp, hammered and lap dulcimers, folk harp, psaltery and folk singing to beginning musicians. It will also extend the knowledge and skills of seasoned musicians.