~ Program ~

The Jubilate Ringers of Weston are an Interfaith bell choir formed in the fall of 2006, and co-directed by Jo Shute of the Unitarian Church in Westport and Ellen Dickinson of the Norfield Congregational Church in Weston. They welcome additional participation from other congregations. The Offering will be divided between Westport's scholarship program ABC: A Better Chance, and the Janus Center, administered by the Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport. Violinist Samuel Weiser is the 2008–9 recipient of the Daniel Pearl Award, and an ambassador for the Pearl Foundation, which furthers the memory and work for Peace of the Jewish-American journalist executed by terrorists in Pakistan in 2002. Pearl also played the violin. Prelude Dona nobis pacem Welcoming Remarks Introduction Endless Song Kayley Petch, soloist Introduction of Featured Speaker “Don't Sleep Through a Revolution” Introduction I Can Make a Difference Unitarian Church Youth Choir Introduction Excerpts from “I Have a Dream” Dr. King’s 1963 speech Liturgical Dance Still I Rise Introduction to Offering Dale Holder Offertory Celebration Jubilate Ringers of Weston Arr. Margaret Tucker Ellen Dickinson, Jo Shute, Co-Dirs. Rev. Ed Horne, IFC Clergy Chair Rev. David Feyrer Robert Lowry First Church of Christ, Scientist Rabbi Robert Orkand Tracy Sugarman Rev. Amy Forte Moses Hogan Rev. Ed Thompson, Dir. Rev. John Twiname ABC Scholar Jahari Dodd Norfield Congregational Church

Featured Speakers
Tracy Sugarman’s life was changed when he heard Dr. King’s challenging speech at Temple Israel in 1964. It inspired the illustrator and author to become an activist in, and illustratordocumentarian of, the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi. Woody Klein is an award-winning reporter, author, historian and Westport News columnist, who has has devoted his professional life to writing about social justice and civil rights. He will be reading from his exclusive interview with Dr. King in 1965.

Rev. Tisha Jermin Yolanda Adams’ Tribute to Rosa Parks Rev. John Branson Janus Center for Youth in Crisis Jubilate Ringers of Weston Fred Gramann Rev. Frank Hall Woody Klein

Participating Clergy
Rev. John Branson, Christ & Holy Trinity Rev. David Feyrer, Emmanuel Episcopal Church of Weston Revs. Frank Hall & Ed Thompson, Unitarian Church Revs. Ed Horne & Tisha Jermin, United Methodist Church Rabbi Robert Orkand, Temple Israel Revs. John Twiname & Amy Forte, Greens Farms Cong. Church Rabbi Jeremy Wiederhorn, Conservative Synagogue

Introduction of Featured Speaker “Remembering a Man Who Inspired Millions” Introduction Waiting on the World to Change Summertime Samuel Weiser, violin We Shall Overcome Postlude With a Bold Voice

Rabbi Jeremy Wiederhorn John Mayer George Gershwin The Conservative Synagogue All Assembled Jubilate Ringers of Weston Michael Mazzatenta

Please stay for the Reception following the Service, and meet the Featured Speakers, Clergy and Artists.

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