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.
Carnegie kicks off holiday season
- Audience members will also experience the unique instruments, including the bass psaltery, an ancient string instrument. Access to traditional yuletide music has waned in recent years due to a number of factors, including a dwindling church-going
- Besides mountain dulcimer, he plays hammer dulcimer, old time banjo, bowed psaltery and harp. “This program provides a special opportunity to enjoy seasonal music and an afternoon of unique entertainment”, reports Carnegie Director Amy Mapel.
- They play an array of instruments including fiddle, mandolin, banjo, recorders, bowed psaltery, hammered dulcimer, baritone fiddle guitar and percussion. Their music covers a wide variety of ethnic folk music and selections that range from lively Irish