ONLINE: Music Service

NOTE: Due to the current health safety protocols, this service will be conducted online using Zoom, not meeting in person. We recommend people connect around 10:15 to work out any connection issues and say hello before the service starts.

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Meeting ID: 996-2265-2377

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Service Description:

“Music Service” – Linda Forbes Brookfield  

Description: ”Commitment and the season of Spring in Word and Song A special Music Video service – On the subject of Commitment with attention to Spring”

Why Do We Commit? To What or Whom Do We Commit? How Do We Commit? For each of us individually the answer is to be found deep within us. As a church family, isn’t it a whole collection of all these feelings? We care for each other – and our community – and our world. We reach out to spread love and caring to all we meet and extend a welcoming hand and (virtual) embrace to all who join us in any and all goings on at our church – physical and/or virtual. Today, Linda will present a number of videos and some spoken words to help all of us discover what commitment could mean to each of us.

Bio: Linda Forbes Brookfield, Music Director First Parish of Stoughton. Linda’s musical background is in dance, piano, voice, and organ, being hired as church organist in her hometown of Plympton at age 15. As a teenager, Linda studied voice with David Blair McClosky in Duxbury. After high school, she followed him to Boston Conservatory of Music. Linda was hired as Organist and Choir Director at First Parish Universalist of Stoughton in 1973. In 2000, she left Stoughton and for the next 15 years played at
several churches on the South Shore, only to return to Stoughton in 2015. She has sung in several community choruses, including the Old Stoughton Musical Society, often times being a soprano soloist. Solos have included Handel’s Messiah and Brahm’s Requiem. Linda has three grown children, Jeff, Debbie, and Jon, and lives in Carver with her life partner, Jim Maiellano.