Organ recital slated at local church

ST. JOHNSVILLE – St. John’s Reformed Church, located at 68 W. Main St., will host an organ recital Sept. 12 at 7 p.m.

The recital will feature master organist Dr. Eric Stroud, of Canajoharie’s Upstate Chapel and Grace Episcopal Church in Madison N.J.

Organist Naphtali Rothrock of the First Reformed Church, Schenectady and St. Johnsville’s Methodist Church also will perform.

Peter O’Hearn of the Carey Organ Co. will take attendees behind the organ pipes with a camera to explore the hidden workings of the premier Austin organ, which was willed to the Church by the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Reaney in 1953, a news release said.

Other performers will include the OESJ Handbell Choir, vocalist Tina Bode and liturgical dancer Jennifer Smith.

All are invited to attend this special event. Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, call Janet at 568-2828.