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Bach Cantata BWV 140

You are invited to a celebratory service of music on All Saints Day

 

Sunday, November 2, 2014, 10:00am, All Saints Sunday Service of Remembrance at Grace Lutheran Church, Boulder.  You are cordially invited to attend.  Jeffrey Seppala, Grace Music Director; Charles Daniel, Raissa Johnson, Sebastian Schmidt and Adara Towler, Professional Soloists; Orchestral accompaniment.  

 

BWV 140 (1731) is based on the hymn "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme" (Awake, calls the voice to us) also known as Sleepers Wake, composed by Philipp Nicolai (1599).  

Lutheran Disaster Response responds to the Ebola pandemic

In the past several months, the Ebola outbreak has claimed thousands of lives. The virus has spread rapidly, and with no approved vaccine and a high fatality rate, the World Health Organization is now calling it "one of the world’s most lethal diseases." Ebola has spread to multiple countries, the hardest hit being Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.

 

In addition to health care, one of the most urgent needs is food.  As people in affected areas are quarantined to their homes, towns are being shut down to limit the spread of the disease and poeple are not able to work, harvest crops or purchase food.  The shipment of food has also stopped because people from other countries fear contracting the virus.

 

"We need food," says the Rev. D. Jensen Seyenkulo, bishop of the Lutheran Church in Liberia.  "There is a saying now, 'If we don't die of Ebola, we will die of starvation.'"

 

 

 

 

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ELCA Lutheran Disaster Response.