Messiah Village chorus presents an evening of gospel hymns

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (May 29, 2009)—The Singing Men of Messiah Village will present a musical program featuring old time gospel hymns, trumpet and organ solos, and selections from a men’s quartet. The public is invited to the Messiah Village Chapel on Sunday, June 14 at 7:00 pm for an evening that includes selections from the Singing Men and the Village Heralds Quartet, as well as opportunities for congregational sing-a-longs.  This year, the featured musical guest is local trumpeter Lee Sarka.

 “We want the audience to have an hour of joy listening to and singing the great hymns and gospel songs,” says Nelson Wingert, director of the Singing Men.

The Singing Men is a 35-voice men’s chorus directed by L. Nelson Wingert and accompanied by Dr. Lucille M. Wingert. The ensemble travels to venues within a two-hour drive of Mechanicsburg and recently recorded their first professional compact disc titled, Songs for the Soul

The concert is free. A love offering will be taken for the Messiah Village Endowment Fund for Benevolent Care. If you have further questions please contact the Messiah Village Gift Development office at 717-795-5579 or visit

Messiah Village is a non-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community located on a beautiful 80-acre campus in Mechanicsburg. An affiliate of the Brethren in Christ Church of North America, it offers a spectrum of services and accommodations for older adults and their families, including maintenance-free residential living cottages and apartments, assisted living, nursing care, memory support, and community services.