Art for Faith’s Sake

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Through our ministry of music at Prince of Peace Church, we joyfully approach our annual season of the arts! Exciting and interesting musical and cultural events are offered as an outreach to our community. As we look to a new and festive season, save the date for what’s to come, as we start our new season this November! The series is made possible by Friends of the Arts. Interested in gifts of support? Click here.


The Singing Tree has performed together since 2006, having met initially at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. With Ray’s extensive knowledge and love of folk music and Lloyd’s classical music training and orchestral experience, the Singing Tree brings two powerful music traditions together into something unique and powerful. They will be featured here at Prince of Peace IN CONCERT on Sunday, March 19th at 3:00pm.


The only organist ever to have won a Grammy Award, Paul Jacobs combines a probing intellect and extraordinary technical skills with an unusually large repertoire, both old and new. Paul will play the 1946 Austin, Op. 2089, 51-pipe organ – projected on a large screen.


AFFS St. Lucia 2016

A Service of Readings, Carols, & Anthems of the Advent Season with Choirs and Baroque Ensemble.

Complimentary tickets are now available for our annual Santa Lucia  Service of Lessons & Carols! Kindly sign up for the number of tickets you plan on using, as seating is limited. There will be bakers, stars and “Lucia,” this year portrayed by Caroline Iusi.

A “Lucia” party follows this festive evening – homemade cookies are needed for the reception, so please sign up on Sunday’s attendance card if you’d like to bring cookies to share!


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October 31, 2017 is the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s nailing 95 theses [points of debate] to the door of the Wittenberg church. On Reformation Sunday, October 30 at 3 PM, our choir along with the Bach choir of Clearwater will perform J.S. Bach’s Cantata No. 80 “Ein Feste Burg” [A Mighty Fortress]. We will have soloists and orchestra joining us for this marvelous concert. Read More!


Enjoy the 2016-2017 Art For Faith’s Sake Series

October 30, 2016 @ 3:00pm | CELEBRATING REFORMATION’S 500TH | Featuring Bach’s Cantata No. 80 “Ein Fest Burg” with the Bach Choir of Clearwater and Prince of Peace Festival Choir Soloists and Orchestra.
January 29, 2017 @ 3:00pm | GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING PAUL JACOBS, CONCERT ORGANIST | Playing the 1946 Austin, Op. 2089, 51-rank pipe organ. Renovations and additions by R. A. Colby, Inc. 2003. Projected on a large screen.
March 19, 2017 @ 3:00pm | SINGING TREE| Hammered Dulcimer & Double Bass in concert
TBA, 2017 @ 3:00pm | NIDAROS CATHEDRAL CHOIR OF MEN & BOYS | From Trondheim, Norway!

MUSIC IN WORSHIP & OTHER TIMES

November 6, 2016 | 8:45am & 11:00am Festival of All Saints (Festival Choir, Organ and Harp)
November 20, 2016 | 8:45am & 11:00am Festival of Christ the King (Festival Choir and Organ)
December 11, 2016 | 7:00pm Santa Lucia Festival: A service of lessons & carols for choirs and congregations with Baroque Ensemble (complimentary tickets)
December 24, 2016 | 7:30pm & 10:00pm The Nativity of Our Lord, Christmas Eve: Festival Choir with brass, timpani, organ & bells (Pre-service music starts 20 minutes prior to each service)
December 25, 2016 | 10:00am The Nativity of Our Lord, Christmas Day: Festival Choir with Carols

EVENTS COMING IN 2017!

January 5, 2017 | 7:00pm 12th Night Feast of Lights for Epiphany: Commemorating the visit of the wise men, readings, tableau, choir & Singing Tree Duo (hammered dulcimer & double bass) Wassail Party Follows
March 26, 2017 | 3:00pm American Guild of Organists, Clearwater Chapter Members’ Recital
April 16, 2017 | 8:45am & 11:00am The Resurrection of Our Lord, Easter Day: Festival Choir with violin, brass, timpani, organ & bells