Christ has arisen, alleluia. Rejoice and praise him, alleluia. For our redeemer burst from the tomb, even from death, dispelling its gloom. Refrain       Let us sing praise to him with endless joy.      Death’s fearful sting he has come to destroy.      Our sin forgiving, alleluia!      Jesus is living, alleluia! [Evangelical Lutheran WorshipContinue reading “CHRIST HAS ARISEN, ALLELUIA!”


Patrick was the organist and director of music at Covenant from April of 2010 until June of 2011. He came to us as a 22-year old graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and his position at our church was a convenient way to apply his musical talent while studying at the Cleveland Institute of Music under Todd Wilson. That he is a gifted musician is an understatement.


“Next to the word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world. It controls our hearts, minds and spirits. A person who does not regard music as a marvelous creation of God does not deserve to be called a human being; he should be permitted to hear nothing butContinue reading “A DISSONANT SPIRIT”