Master's TouchThe Canastota Area Association of Churches would like to extend an invitation to the general public to attend a special Holy Week event. On Palm Sunday, March 20, beginning at 3:00 p.m., an inter-denominational Christian service featuring congregational singing, Scripture readings, and
musical selections by The Master’s Touch Chorale will be held at the United Church of Canastota, 144 West Center Street.

The Master’s Touch Chorale is a choir of 44 dedicated Christian singers, from 28 churches of 17 denominations, who are united by their common faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.

Together they feel called to spread the Gospel through their ministry of music. Founded in 1993, The Master’s Touch Chorale has sung in many churches and at community events over a wide geographical area during the last 23 years, including three concerts at The White House.

The Master’s Touch Chorale is under the musical direction of Warren Ottey, who also serves as Music Director and Organist at the Episcopal Church of Saint Mark the Evangelist in Syracuse, as well as Music Director of the new CNY Voices choral ensemble.

There is no admission charge to attend, but a freewill offering will be received to support the Compassion Connection, the Loaves and Fishes Hospitality Center, and the Opportunity Shop.

Refreshments will be served following the event. For more information, contact event organizer Pastor Tom Burgess at 463-9737 or

Membership in the Canastota Area Association of Churches is open to all local Christian congregations and currently includes: Believers’ Chapel of Canastota, Church of the Nazarene, Clockville United Methodist Church, First Baptist Church, Hope Christian Fellowship, New Beginnings Community Church, Oneida Lake Congregational Church, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Saint Agatha’s Roman Catholic Church, Trinity Episcopal Church, United Church of Canastota, and Whitelaw Presbyterian Church.

By martha

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