December 20, 2002
email@example.com HAGERSTOWN - Faithfully, Linda Turner has brought music and scripture to Coffman Nursing Home in Hagerstown every Sunday for nearly 30 years. "I'm one of the old-timers at Coffman. It just doesn't feel like Sunday if I'm not here," said Turner, 56, of Maugansville. "I love the residents. I thoroughly enjoy the elderly people. " Turner plays the piano, sings, leads prayers and gives Sunday school papers to the estimated 25 Coffman residents who regularly attend the 40-minute morning devotional services in the nursing home's activity area, she said.
December 21, 2000
About First Christian Choir The choir of First Christian Church will open the Judy Collins Christmas concert Saturday, Dec. 23, at The Maryland Theatre. The more than 50 choir members are excited, said Eric Bowman, director of music at the church. He described Collins' voice as having lot of clarity and character. "It fits everything she sings. " The choir will sing "Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light," a chorale from J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio; "Ave, Ave, the Angel Sang," Robert C. Lau's "gorgeous lullaby with an equally wonderful text related to Luke 1:26-38;" and "We've Got Good News to Tell," which Bowman described as "a rousing a cappella spiritual.