Amen Corner: Rose Sunday Concert

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WHAT: Organist Keith Shafer in a Rose Sunday concert at Saint Paul’s Church in Augusta.

Keith Shafer, the director of music at Saint Paul's Church, will perform in a Rose Sunday concert at the church on March 18.  JOHN HARPRING/SPECIAL
JOHN HARPRING/SPECIAL
Keith Shafer, the director of music at Saint Paul's Church, will perform in a Rose Sunday concert at the church on March 18.

WHEN: 4 p.m. March 18

WHERE: Saint Paul’s Church, 605 Reynolds St.

THE CONCERT: Included in the concert will be music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Harrison Oxley, Felix Mendelssohn, William Mathias, Gerre Hancock and Charles-Marie Widor, according to Shafer, director of music at the church since 1983.

ABOUT ROSE SUNDAY: Rose Sunday, the fourth Sunday in Lent, receives its name from the traditional rose-colored vestments worn on the day. Around the world it is also known as ‘‘Mothering Sunday” or “Refreshment Sunday,” and is the midpoint in the season of Lent, which culminates in Easter.

COST: Free; childcare will be available.

LEARN MORE: Call (706) 724-2485 for more information.

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