Kyries & Glorias

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

  • In memorian – Walter F. Gresens 06/04/2020 September 9, 1937 – May 30, 2020 Walter F. Gresens (Commissioned Emeritus) was called to his heavenly home on Saturday, May 30, 2020. During his fifty-year career he served as a teacher, organist, choir and band director, and Minister of Music in Milwaukee, Wisc. and at Trinity, Saint Joseph; St. John, Rochester; and Faith, Grand Blanc. A ... Read more
  • Kyrie – Elizabeth Smaligo 05/26/2020 Please keep in your prayers Elizabeth Smaligo, ALCM member. Elizabeth is prepping for the August 29 LSAT and wants to be a public and/or law librarian. Read more
  • In memoriam – Norma Aamodt-Nelson 04/30/2020 In memoriam - Norma Aamodt-Nelson Read more
  • In memoriam – David Boe 04/29/2020 David Boe died in the Lord on Tuesday, April 22, 2020. David taught at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music from 1962 to 2008. As an organist, professor, and dean of the Oberlin Conservatory, David was a leader in the movement to perform organ music with historically informed performance practices. For many years David was the organist ... Read more
  • In memoriam – Bob Sirko 04/15/2020 In memoriam - Bob Sirko Read more
  • In memoriam – Mark Schweitzer 11/13/2019 In memoriam - Mark Schweitzer Read more
  • In memoriam – Peter Krentz 08/29/2019 Please keep in your prayers ALCM members Wanda Krentz and Anne Krentz Organ. Wanda’s husband Peter (Anne’s father) died yesterday. Ann posted the following notice in Facebook: My dad breathed his last yesterday evening, surrounded by family and singing. A service will be held on Saturday, August 31, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Batavia, IL. Visitation ... Read more
  • Kyrie – Gilroy, CA Community 07/29/2019 Prayers for healing are requested for the Gilroy, CA community. ALCM members Zita Weyland and Ron Koch serve Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, located 2 miles from the site of Sunday’s shooting. Read more
  • In memoriam: Alice Torvend 07/02/2019 We give thanks for the life of Alice Torvend, mother of Samuel Torvend. Sam was a plenary speaker & workshop presenter at the Portland conference. His mother died on Tuesday of the conference. Sam sent this note to the conference committee: Dear friends, I write to thank you for your many kindnesses to me during ALCM Portland. ... Read more
  • Kyrie – Sandra Bogey 06/06/2019 Please keep in your prayers Sandra Bogey, wife of ALCM member Brian Bogey. Sandra has had numerous serious medical issues the past year and is now in a nursing home. Read more