The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America



Rachel Manke found her talent for the ukulele was just what she needed while on internship at First Lutheran Church, Waltham, Mass.

Rachel Manke and John Hicks.The congregation wanted more involvement in the community so "Hey! Uke!" was born.

The Friday night concert featured ukulele talent from the Boston metro area, including John Hicks (right), and raised money for Waltham Family School, which experienced a funding cut.

Waltham is an Even Start program for families with 3- to 5-year-olds that emphasizes language and literacy development.


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