Instruments of healing
For some people, retirement just means time to take on more projects. Sarge Wright is one of them.
The “retired” Cal-Nevada pastor serves as chaplain at St. Mark’s UMC in
The project aimed at putting music back in the lives of middle school students in a
Numerous Sacramento-area churches and Kiwanis clubs collected the donations and at the end of May more than 100 band instruments were shipped to
“Providing musical appreciation for the students and the schools,” he wrote, “is indeed a very worthwhile mission to a terribly distressed area of our own country.”
Another opportunity to contribute
If you have a passion for helping rebuild the music programs in New Orleans schools but weren’t able to take part in the instrument drive you’ll have an opportunity to donate instruments through your laity and clergy delegates to this year’s Annual Conference Session.
Delegates are being encouraged to involve their congregations in collecting musical instruments to refurbish for school bands and music programs in
The instruments, eye glasses, hearing aids and cell phones may be dropped in boxes to be located just inside the door of the Annual Conference Room (Halls A & B combined) at the Sacramento Convention Center during Annual Conference Session, June 19-24.