In Observance of World AIDS Day
Worship Leader: Alyssa Halliday
Accompanist: Dr. Gary Smart
Guest Musician: Dr. Sarah Jane Young, flute
Dec 1st is World AIDS Day. As we commemorate almost 4 decades of HIV/AIDS awareness, we will explore the impact of HIV/AIDS has had on all our lives. What are the lessons? Where do we go from here?
About our Speaker:
Manny Andrade, is a life professed Franciscan Friar. He holds a degree in Sacred Theology, received Deaconal Orders in 2000 and was ordained a Priest in 2003 in the American Catholic Church. He has been a Social Worker serving communities living with HIV in NY, VA, ME and FL since 1989. He married Rusty Turner in 2016.
About our Guest Musician:
Currently on faculty at the University of West Florida and Bethune-Cookman University, Dr. Sarah Jane Young has performed with the Tallahassee Symphony since 2005 and the Pensacola Symphony since 2007 after having begun her orchestral career with the Wallingford Symphony Orchestra in Connecticut. Sarah Jane received her Master’s degree from Florida State University and was selected as the Professor of Flute at the King Hussein Foundation National Music Conservatory in Amman, Jordan. While there, she served as Principal Flute with the Amman Symphony Orchestra. As a soloist and chamber musician, Sarah Jane has performed internationally and in the United States. She currently performs with Bold City Contemporary Ensemble, which is based here in Jacksonville, and was a featured ensemble at the TEDxJacksonville 2018 Conference. Sarah Jane has been a founding member of several ensembles, the recipient of many awards, and her work has taken her around the country and beyond for guest artist performances and fine art/music camp faculty positions. You can find out more about Sarah Jane at sarahjaneyoung.net.
Pennies from Heaven is December 1st
Please save all of your coins for the first Sunday of each month, and remember bills are welcome too! Pennies from Heaven donations are given to Meals on Wheels programs in Mandarin and Clay County and are alternated each quarter.