BREAKING NEWS: One dead in Thursday morning crash between moped and truck Full Story

Music is unifying local churches

West Lafayette Musicale sponsored its 39th annual Festival of the Faiths

Posted: Feb. 17, 2019 7:43 PM
Updated: Feb. 17, 2019 11:38 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Music brought eight local churches together this evening.

First Christian Church in Lafayette hosted the 39th annual Festival of the Faiths. The festival was created to give local churches an opportunity to connect through chorus.

Each congregation sang various songs of worship and some churches even combined choirs for songs.

Peggy Bryan came up with the idea for the hymn festival in the '80s. She saw a division between churches in Lafayette and wanted to see a change. She brought unity with the universal language of music.

“It's extremely important that we use that universal language and the feelings that it gives us to unify each other,” said Bryan.

The festival was sponsored by West Lafayette Musicale. West Lafayette Musicale is a branch of the Tippecanoe Arts Federation.

Article Comments

West Lafayette
Overcast
58° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 58°
Kokomo
Overcast
60° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 60°
Rensselaer
Overcast
59° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 59°
Fowler
Overcast
59° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 59°
Williamsport
Overcast
57° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 57°
Crawfordsville
Overcast
58° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 58°
Frankfort
Overcast
62° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 62°
Delphi
Overcast
57° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 57°
Monticello
Overcast
57° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 57°
Logansport
Overcast
55° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 55°
Mild temps and more showers.
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Community Events