- This event has passed.
“For Love of God and Country” Concert
November 5 at 2:30 pm
This Sunday, Nov. 5 at 2:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church at 130 Main Street in Wellsboro, the Wellsboro Women’s Chorus and the Wednesday Morning Musicales are presenting their concert “For Love of God and Country” to honor veterans and military men and women.
A dessert social at the church will follow the concert. Both are open to the public.
The concert is in celebration of Veterans Day, being observed on Saturday, Nov. 11 and features 19 inspirational and patriotic songs. The Wellsboro Business & Professional Women is sponsoring it.
The 34-member Wellsboro Women’s Chorus under the direction of Suzanne Niles and Diana Frazier with accompaniment by Judy Smithgall is singing eleven songs.
The 32-member Wednesday Morning Musicales directed by Diana Frazier with accompaniment by Marian Miller is singing six songs.
Both choruses and the audience will open the concert singing “The Pledge of Allegiance” and close it by performing “A Tribute to the Armed Services.” During this song, veterans and military personnel are asked to stand as their service branch is recognized.
Those that have a picture of a special veteran in their lives are asked to hold that up during the last song.
A free will offering is appreciated.