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Easter cantata slated for weekend
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MONROE - The Easter cantata, "Upon This Rock" by Pepper Choplin, will be presented by combined choirs of Grace Lutheran Church and Union Presbyterian Church at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 6 at Grace Lutheran, 1025 15th Ave., and at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 7 at Union Presbyterian Church, 2707 5th St.

The cantata leads listeners through Peter's experience with Christ; his call, his confession, his denial, his restoration and his sending out.

Members of the combined choirs are Susan Anderson, Bobbie Bernet, Hans Bernet, Marcia Blumer, Sara Bodell, Dennis Cappel, Lisa Christiansen, Scott Christiansen, Larry Coffey, Tina Duemler, Jonna Heins, Ann Herr, Jim Jahnke, Penny Jahnke, Judy Knudtson, Cindi Miller, Daryl Miller, Jeri Miller, Paul Nelson, John Patterson, Kathy Reffue, Brad Richardson, Marilyn Sandin-Ross, Jacob Scherer, Donna Schluesche, John Schroeder, Tereesa Schroeder, De Signer, Kathy Smith, George Vernon, Corrine Wartenweiler, Vincent Wartenweiler and Elaine Wuethrich.

Ann Herr is the choir director at Grace Lutheran and Maynard Heins is the choir director at Union Presbyterian.

The event is open to the public.