Gary Church’s Festival Choir and Orchestra will present Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace on Sunday, May 21 at 9:00 a.m. and again at 11:00 a.m. This monumental and world-renowned work portrays the tragedies of war, and our redemption through God’s offer of peace. Thrilling orchestration, inspirational voices, exciting percussion, and a dancer in the final movement—all combine to make this an experience to remember, and a powerful call to peace. Free and open to the public.
About Gary United Methodist Church: Located just north of downtown Wheaton at 224 N Main St, Gary Church is an active, mission-oriented congregation with deep roots in the community going back over 160 years. Known for vitalizing and inspiring worship services, the church incorporates a vibrant music program that offers choral, instrumental and bell ensembles. Programs are available to help children grow and learn together, and the church’s youth programs are exciting and challenging. Engaging and energetic educational and fellowship activities help adults grow in their faith and generate lasting friendships. The church also operates a pre-school that provides a quality and safe Christian environment for the children of the community. For more information, visit the website of Gary United Methodist Church, www.garychurch.org.