American Guild of Organists local chapter hosts fall gathering

November 30th, 2017 6:00 am

Members of the Pennsylvania Northeast Chapter of the American Guild of Organists recently gathered at The Lutheran Ministry Center in Scranton for Evening Prayer, dinner, and a presentation by organist and musicologist Dr. Sarah Davies. The choir from The Lutheran Academy performed and Pastor Kristian Bjornstad offered a message at the service. Shown are members and guests, first row: Dr. Peter Picerno, Patty Warwick, Dr. Sarah Davies, Beth Howden, Pastor Kristian Bjornstad, host pastor. Second row: Raphael Micca, dean, Susan Zenke, Maria Zengion, the Rev. W. James Pall, chaplain, Duane Dicker, David Hunisch, Dr. Alan Gross, Nora Betts, Sarah Bjornstad, Carsten Bjornstad, host organist. The mission of the American Guild of Organists is to foster a thriving community of musicians who share their knowledge and inspire passion for the organ. Membership is open to all; local organists, choir directors, and clergy are especially encouraged to join. For more information, or call 570-301-9253.