We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams."
Join us for a beautiful evening of classical, Broadway, and contemporary music sung by the vocal trio: Ian McDougal, Chelsea Cowan, and Aura Nielsen. Piano accompaniment by the incredible Anne Puzey.
Chelsea Cowan is an international vocalist and voice instructor. Growing up in a musical family, Chelsea's love for music and singing began at a young age. Chelsea studied voice and musical theater performance at Utah State University and the University of Utah. She has studied extensively with Master Instructor Linda Tomkinson through the Institute for Vocal Advancement. As a professional vocalist she has sung internationally with the Salt Lake Vocal Artists under the direction of Dr. Brady Allred. Chelsea has also enjoyed many years performing in her home state of Utah- seen on stage in venues such as Hale Centre Theatre, Old Lyric Repertory Company, Pygmalion Theatre, Libby Gardner Hall, Rosewagner Theatre, and many others. She enjoys music of all styles and as a vocal instructor finds joy working with singers around the world, helping them find their own vocal success through technique and performance coaching. When she isn't in the studio, Chelsea enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and son, running, rock climbing and hiking.
Ian McDougal is a composer, arranger, and tenor who is best known for writing music for solo voice and choir. Ian graduated cum laude from the Snow College Horne School of Music in 2015, with a Bachelor’s in Commercial Music, and emphasis in Composition. While there, he studied voice under operatic tenor Brian Stucki. He is currently working toward a master’s degree in music technology from Southern Utah University. As a composer, Ian has been commissioned by the likes of the Salt Lake Singers, the Salt Lake Choral Artists, and the Snow College Horne School of Music. As a vocalist, Ian has toured with the Salt Lake Vocal Artists in Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, Hong Kong and Macau, and has been featured as a soloist with them. He also works as a studio singer, and frequently records vocals for many different projects, including music for video games, movies, and TV series.
Aura Nielsen is a local Soprano who enjoys performing recitals, musical theater, oratorio, and operas. She had the pleasure of touring the basque region of Spain with the Salt Lake Choral Artists as a soloist and was able to compete with the choir at the 50th year Tolosa Choral Contest last October. She also performed as a soloist in their annual Christmas Concert under the direction of Brady Allred. Draper Philharmonic and Choral Society has also featured her as a soloist in the role of Mary Magdalene for their 2018 performance of Rob Gardner’s Lamb of God. Aura has sung the soprano solos for Handel’s Messiah with several local organizations around the valley including Draper City, Holladay Messiah, and Utah Oratorio Society. She has a particular love for sharing Spanish art and folk songs and has performed them in several recitals and also with the Luz de las Naciones organization. Venid Adoremos was concert that was televised on KBYU. Aura graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Utah. She continues to audition and expand her musical opportunities.
Admission is free. Donations accepted.
We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams."
Join us as we perform Mozart's Requiem on Sunday, November 3 at 4:00 pm at our annual requiem service with choir, soloists and orchestra. The contemplative service means a great deal to those who have lost family and loved ones, and it stirs the soul to remind us of things greater than our own pain and loss. This service is open to the public and free of charge. A reception will follow.
Join us as we perform Mozart's Requiem at our annual requiem service. We present this solemn requiem with choir, soloists and orchestra as an offering to our community.
The contemplative service means a great deal to those who have lost family and loved ones, and it stirs the soul to remind us of things greater than our own pain and loss. This service is open to the public and free of charge. A reception will follow.
Please submit the names you would like to be read at the Requiem, email then to the church office or you can drop them off. Admin@stpauls-slc.org. The deadline to submit names is Friday, October 25.
This is the first Go Monday of the season is here at St. Paul’s! Please come and join in on good conversation, food, music, games and prayer! "GO Mondays" are designed for youth in grades 6-12 to gather monthly at alternating churches around the Wasatch Front.
The Health Ministry here at St. Paul's is having a Flu Shot Clinic and Blood Pressure Screening.
The flu vaccine is one of the safest and most effective ways of preventing the flu. Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine each year. Keep from getting sick with the flu and spreading it to your loved ones by getting vaccinated today! Below you will find helpful PDF links to answer your questions.
Having your blood pressure checked regularly will help you identify whether you have high blood pressure or if you are at risk for getting it. If you've been diagnosed with high blood pressure, frequent screenings will help you monitor how well your blood pressure stays in control.
Join us for a forum on "The Spirituality of Dementia." The Very Rev. Tracey Lind and her spouse Emily Ingalls are traveling across North America sharing the insights they've gained from a life complicated by dementia. A retired Episcopal minister and city planner, Tracey was diagnosed with the early stages of Frontotemporal Degeneration in 2016. Emily, who spent more than 20 years in commercial real estate and project management, now considers herself Chief Logistics Officer, responsible for managing a life and home turned upside down by this disease.
Bring your dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, teddy bears, and all creeping things to the annual Blessing of the Animals. If your pet struggles to be around other animals, you are more than welcome to bring a photo to be blessed. (And, of course, children's stuffed animals are welcomed as well!)
We will gather in St. Paul's courtyard, and the service will begin a few minutes after the hour. Snacks will be available for dogs and cats, but birds, rodents, reptiles and the like are all welcome.
The Blessing of the Animals will be in lieu of the 5 p.m. Eucharist.
Join us for an evening of baseball when the Salt Lake Bees take on the El Paso Chihuahuas on the home field (Smith’s Ballpark, 77 West 1300 South). Tickets are $20/person and in addition to a seat in the St. Paul’s reserved section, a hot dog, chips, and soda. The fun does not stop after the last inning - it’s the annual Princess Night, themed fireworks AND, according to the Bees online schedule, a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission landing on the moon. For more information, call Selma at the church office: (801) 322-5869.
Baptisms & Graduation Celebrations
Our Major Feast of the Holy Spirit is coming up. We already have two baptisms planned for the day. If there are others who are interested, please let Rev. Kurt know as soon as possible.
We will also celebrate people who are graduating from High School and College at the 10:30 a.m. service.
Please plan on being with us so we can recognize those in our community achieving these milestones.
The Reverend Kurt C. Wiesner will present the Acolytes with their crosses. The crosses have been engraved with each of the Acolytes names. They will be kept in the Sacristy in the box they came in.
Please note if you relocate or are no longer able to Acolyte, at that time you may take your cross with you. Thank you to all the families who have participated in this ministry. Your role in the Episcopal Church is important and I appreciate each one of you for your service.
St. Paul's parishioners Rhonda Uber and David Reed were two of the Diocese of Utah's Deputies (delegates) to the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church which met in Austin, Texas July 3-13.
They will discuss some of the actions of the Convention and some of their Convention experiences during St. Paul's Adult Forum on Sundays September 16 & 23 @ 9:15 a.m. Please join them in the Media Room on those two Sundays.