Tom Shelton, director of children’s and youth choirs at Princeton United Methodist Church and assistant professor at Westminster Choir College, invites children and parents to a Children’s Choir open house at the church, Nassau at Vandeventer, on Wednesday, September 7. A sought-after conductor, educator, and composer, Shelton welcomes everyone to his choirs at PUMC; there is no audition and no participation fee. Through music of the Christian faith, PUMC choristers learn good singing techniques and music theory; they participate in worship monthly, present a musical in the spring, and sing at special services throughout the year.
Kindergarten and first grade come at 4:30 p.m., 2nd through 5th graders at 5:30 p.m. Youth from grades 6 to 12 are invited to an open house for the Youth Choir, on Sunday, September 11 at 6 p.m. Registrations requested at Tom @princetonumc.org or 609-924-2613.www.PrincetonUMC.org.
PUMC is a diverse congregation whose members come from many surrounding communities, backgrounds, and faith histories. Through Labor Day, worship is at 10 a.m. Beginning September 11, Sunday School for all ages is at 9:30 a.m. and worship is at 9;30 and 11 a.m.