All are invited to Mother Anita’s final service at Emmanuel Church June 30
The public is most cordially invited to Mother Anita’s final service at Emmanuel Church 42 Dearborn Street, Newport Sunday June 30 at 10 am. The Rev’d Dr. Anita Louise Schell has served as Emmanuel’s 18th rector since Mother’s Day 2010. In August she begins her tenure priest as St. Ann’s Parish, Old Lyme, CT.
The service on June 30 will be include a celebration of Mother Anita’s ministry, and she will be the preacher. Special music for the occasion will include Louis Vierne’s “Berceuse” and “Carillon” for organ played by guest organist Diana Norton-Jackson and Elgar’s “Nimrod” for organ and violin and Cesar Franck’s “Panis Angelicus, “ sung fro Alesia Tringale. The violinist and soprano soloists are members of Seele Musical Chamber Ensemble. Xander Wilkinson will perform on the oboe and accompany congregational signing.
The service is free and a fellowship hour follows the service.