We just set this up for our 225th. Mike Morgan is going to visit East Tennessee, March 1st and 2nd.
He is bringing his display of first edition Bibles from the Reformation Era plus he is a long-time organist and will perform a recital for our 225th anniversary.
Here is his biography:
Michael Morgan, CCM is a native of Georgia, and long-time organist at
’s historic Central Presbyterian Church. He also serves as Seminary Musician at Columbia Theological Seminary. Previously he served congregations in Atlanta Florida, California, and . He hold a B.M. degree from Arkansas Florida State Universityand a Masters from Clark Atlanta University, and did post-graduate work with Richard Purvis at Grace Cathedral in . San Francisco
He has played worship services and recitals at Presbyterian music and worship conferences in
North Carolinaand Texas, and across the Southeast, Texas, California, New Mexico, Kentucky, Virginia, the District of Columbia, and Pennsylvania; and in Switzerland, England, and . He has participated in organ seminars in Spain Great Britain, Germany, and . He holds the highest degree of certification (CCM) conferred by the Presbyterian Association of Musicians. France
Michael is currently serving as Dean of the Atlanta Chapter, American Guild of Organists; Treasurer of the Presbyterian Association of Musicians; and is a member of the Hymn Society of the
United Statesand . Canada
His primary interest is the history and literature of the English Bible, Psalms, and liturgies of the
. His library of English Bibles, Testaments, Psalters, and liturgies is one of the most complete collections in the country. In 1999 his paraphrase of the Psalms, The Psalter for Christian Worship, was published by the Office of Theology and Worship of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). English Church
Here is the schedule of events:
- Display of Bibles at Holston Presbytery's March meeting at First Pres., Morristown.
- Possible recital at Presbytery.
- Display of Bibles at First Pres. Adult Forum at 9:45 a.m., March 2nd.
- Organ piece during worship at 11 a.m, March 2nd.
- Organ recital at 3 pm, March 2nd at First Presbyterian.