The "sermon" for the Sunday morning service 26 April 2009 was the musical
"Celebrate the Vision", music by Allen Pote, lyrics by Carole McCann.|
Featuring a cast of Summerlea folks and friends, the musical is a rollicking, toe-tapping, highly enjoyable way to hear the Christian message.
Leaders: Sue McKenzie and John Osborne
2. Ask, Seek, Knock.
3. Antiphon I.
Solos: Janet Smart, Michelle McKenzie, Dominique Reid and Meaghan Ashley Luttrell, Jeannine Morin, Jane Percy, Marion Golden
5. Antiphon II.
6. Ballad of the Sower.
Solos: Mary Guynan, Selga Vitols, Janet Smart
Narrator: Susan Ippersiel
8. Antiphon III.
Narrator: Marion Golden
9. The Good Samaritan.
Solos: David Pryce, John Osborne, Howard Clark
Narrator: Janet Smart
10. Do Unto Others.
Solo: Michèle Bitauld
11. Celebrate the Vision (Reprise)
Just about everyone in this musical has a line to say or a solo to sing.
So here is the cast in alphabetical order, with a few cameos highlighted:
Philip Freud - Sower, man on road, robber
Cassandra McKenzie - Jesus, Good Samaritan
Michelle McKenzie - Levite
Susan McKenzie - Leader
John Osborne - Leader
John Palmater - Nicodemus, priest
Musical Director: Connie Osborne
Stage Director: Howard Clark
Musicians: Lee Heppner - Bass, Kate Miller - Drums, Ann Sutton - Piano
Costumes props, sets and back stage crew: Kim Roy, Ann Trenholm, Elisabeth & Natalie Wightman
Puppet and Masks: Howard Clark, Tracy Fequette, Patrick and Philip Freud
Videographer: Jacob Osborne
The photos on this page were taken at the dress rehearsals Saturday. On Sunday, with a full house to cheer them on, the cast were even more upbeat, and a grand time was had by all.
with a birthday card to celebrate his very important birthday.
Howard responded by demonstrating that we are only as old as we feel.
kept the toe-tapping beat.
Elisabeth & Nathalie Wightman, Kim Roy & Ann Trenholm.
Cassandra McKenzie, Selga Vitols, Marion Golden, Meaghan Luttrell,
Philip Freud & David Pryce as they call the cast from the pews to celebrate.
Solos by Janet Smart, Michelle McKenzie, Domique Reid & Meaghan Ashley Luttrell,
Jane Percy, Jeanine Morin & Marion Golden, Michèle Bitauld.
to discover Christian principles.
Joined by Jeanine Morin, Marion Golden, Michèle Bitauld & Howard Clark.
Sower Philip Freud
Solos by Mary Guynan, Selga Vitols, Janet Smart
Narrator Susan Ippersiel
A priest and a Leavite come by but are too busy to care.
Janet Smart is the narrator.
joined by Susan McKenzie & John Osborne and others.
Undeg Edwards greeted the players and the throng.