Sunday in SLC – Two Choirs and a Film


Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Mormon Tabernacle Choir

We had reserved seating for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir performance this morning.  They have been broadcasting for over 80 years.  It was wonderful.  I found watching the camera choreography almost as interesting as the performance.  But the music was exquisite.

NAIN was recognized twice by the announcer. Then the choir and orchestra performed a special piece for us – the Battle Hymn of the Republic.

We then walked back to the hotel for a continuation of the NAIN Board meeting.

We broke at 1 PM for a quick lunch and the premier screening of the documentary “The Asian and Abrahamic Religions:  a Divine Encounter in America.”  The film will air on PBS this fall.  Two of the producers, Gerald and Adam Krell were present for inroduction and discussion.  Locally in Toledo we screened a previous Krell film, “Thee Faiths, One God.”

We hurried back to finish the Board meeting before hurrying to the Salt Lake City Buddhist Church [yes, they call it a church].  We were entertained by the One Voice Children’s Choir, directed by Masa Fukuda. 

One Voice Children’s Choir, Masa Fukuda, Director

One Voice Children’s Choir, Masa Fukuda, Director

Our co-hosts were members of the SLC Interfaith Roundtable, which originated to provide chaplaincy for the SLC Olympics and has continued since, due to the bonds formed then.  Participants were Alan Bachman, Chair of the Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable, the Rev. Jerry Hirano of the Salt Lake Buddhist Church, Bettina Gray, NAIN chair, and Reverend Dr. Stephen Albert and Reverend Abigail Albert of the All Faith Center, Powoy, California. 

We now have about 90 people registered, with more to come tomorrow.  Great to see old friends and a wonderful contingent of Young Adults.

Advertisements

About judylt

Co-Chair of the MultiFaith Council of NW Ohio, Chair of Erase the Hate Toledo, Communications Chair of North American Interfaith Network
This entry was posted in NAINConnect and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s