This year’s performance, titled “The Innkeeper’s Story,” was written and directed by Concordia Haven III resident Carol Oliver and is a fictional story based on scripture. The program encourages audience participation, inviting guests to quote scripture and sing hymns along with the Chorale.
The Chorale is made up of 36 participants, Concordia residents and community members alike. Haven I resident Jack Petrosky will perform a solo, “The Story of Simeon,” and pianists Lois Volstad (Haven II) and Martha France (Haven I) will accompany the cantata. Haven I resident Norma Laughner will serve as the story’s narrator, and Rev. Ralph Storm (also of Haven I) will star as the Innkeeper.
The performance will be dedicated to long-time Concordia resident and former member of the Chorale Dorothy Blankenbuehler, who passed away on Nov. 13.
The community is invited to the cantata performance on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Haven I Dining Room at 112 Marwood Road in Cabot, entrances 2A and 2B. The group will also perform for residents in the Oertel Care Center, Lund personal care, and the Lund skilled nursing unit, as well as at Havens II and III.
Following the cantata performance at each of the Havens, cookies and punch will be served. For more information on this event, please contact Christina Savannah at 724-352-1571 ext. 8518 or visit Concordia’s News and Events page (www.concordialm.org/events-news).