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News from Our Music Director

On That Note – January 2018

January 1, 2018
From Markus Grae-Hauck, Music Director A woman was not sure that the turn signals in the rear of her car were working. So she asked her six-year-old son to stand behind the vehicle and watch the tail lights. Here is...

On That Note… – November 2017

November 1, 2017
From Markus Grae-Hauck, Music Director Did you miss it? I almost did. If you attended the Sunday morning service on September 24th, you were there when Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael (Senior Co-Minister), Sue Raufer (Board President), and Jennie Wengrovius (Chair of the Music Committee)...

On That Note… – October 2017

October 1, 2017
From Markus Grae-Hauck, Music Director At a recent staff meeting, Rev. Anya asked us how we have been coping with the stress of transition – first through the interim period, then with two new senior ministers and another new staff...

On That Note – May 2017

April 1, 2017
The miracle of spring never ceases to amaze me. No matter how many times I have seen it before, watching seemingly barren earth and dead trees come back to life fills me with wonder and hope. Trying to turn this...

On That Note – March 2017

March 1, 2017
During the last several weeks, we have sung the hymn “Woyaya” in each of our Sunday services. For those of you who missed it, here are the lyrics: We are going Heaven knows where we are going But we know...

On That Note – December 2016

December 1, 2016
Our music ministry is having a very busy year. Here are some upcoming highlights: On Sunday, December 4th at 5:00 PM, our concert series Music In Montclair returns, with the “Powerhouse Pianists” Stephen Gosling and Blair McMillen. They will be...

On That Note – November 2016

November 1, 2016
You may have noticed in recent weeks that occasionally a member of the congregation or I have been working on a laptop or tablet computer during the service. What we are doing is NOT liveblogging the sermon or posting pictures...

On That Note – May 2016

May 1, 2016
What good is sitting alone in your room? Come hear the music play Life is a cabaret, old chum Come to the cabaret Put down the knitting, the book and the broom It’s time for a holiday Life is a...