Kyries & Glorias

The following Kyries (prayer concerns) and Glorias (thanksgivings) have been submitted by ALCM members.

  • Kyrie – in memoriam Erik Floan 06/01/2018 Long-time ALCM member Erik Floan died  May 31, 2018 at his home in Winona, Minnesota. The funeral was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN. A wonderful article about Erik’s being reunited with his birth family appeared in the Winona Daily News. You can also read ... Read more
  • Gloria – Bruce Bengtson Retirement 06/01/2018 Congratulations to ALCM member Bruce Bengtson on his retirement this weekend from Luther Memorial in Madison, Wisconsin, where he has served as Director of Music for 40 years. A wonderful newspaper article about Bruce and his ministry at Luther Memorial appeared in the Wisconsin State Journal. Read more
  • Kyrie – Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Milwaukee 05/16/2018 Prayers are requested for the members of this congregation in downtown Milwaukee, whose church building was consumed by fire on Tuesday, May 15. John Behnke is the musician at this church. Read more
  • Kyrie – In memoriam Margaret Harms 03/19/2018 From Pastor Kristian Wold, Hope Lutheran Church, Calgary AB: With sadness we announce the death of Margaret Harms on Tuesday, March 6. Margaret was the beloved wife of Al Harms, a loving mother of four, and long time member of Hope Lutheran Church in Calgary. She was an accomplished choir director and organist, and was active for ... Read more
  • Kyrie – In memoriam Wanda Neudorfer-Pack 03/08/2018 Wanda Neudorfer-Pack, ALCM and Cantor Connection:Columbus member, died March 3 in Westerville, Ohio. Please keep Wanda’s husband David and other family and friends in your prayers. Read the obituary. Read more
  • Kyrie – in memoriam Rhoda Moelter (1948-2017) 01/10/2018 ALCM member Rhoda Moelter died December 18, 2017. The funeral was held at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Au Gres, Michigan. Please keep her brother, sister, and other family and friends in your prayers. Read more
  • Kyrie – in memoriam Carlos Messerli (1927-2017) 11/13/2017 Carlos Messerli, who served as second president of ALCM from 1989-1993, died on Thursday, November 9. You can read the full obituary here. Please keep Carlos’s wife, Susan, and his family in your prayers. Eternal rest grant to him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. Read more
  • Gloria – Mary Sue Schlegel (submitted by Roy Carroll) 09/07/2017 Thanks be to God for such servant witnesses as Mary Sue Schlegel, organist at Shanesville Lutheran Church, Shanesville, OH. Mary Sue is being recognized by the congregation and many former and current students on the weekend of September 9 and 10 with programs and worship services marking the 60th anniversary of her exemplary service to ... Read more
  • Gloria – Jayne Southwick Cool 02/14/2017 Congratulations to Jayne Southwick Cool, who is the recipient of LutheranArts Diane and Paul Jacobson Award and has been commissioned to create a hymn text.  Composer Deanna Witkowski will use that text in creating both a hymn for congregation and an anthem for choir.  LutheranArts will publish the music on its website for broad distribution after March, ... Read more
  • Kyrie – in memoriam David Hearn (1930-2017) 01/10/2017 Prayers are requested for the family and friends of ALCM member David Hearn, who died on January 5, 2017. David served for 46 years as music director at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Washington, D.C. He retired in 2007. The full obituary is here. Read more