The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


David rocks

Pa. youth share God�s word through music

For youth at Rehoboth Evangelical Lutheran Church, Economy Borough, Pa., David not only slings a rock, he really rocks.

Through music and storytelling, the congregation's Rejoicing Rascals performed The Rock Slinger and His Greatest Hit in November. The musical was written by Tom S. Long and Allen Pote.

This is the Rejoicing Rascals' fourth production. The group began in 2000 under the direction of Heather Goncz, junior choir director. "I felt that if we could offer [youth] an enjoyable activity that would involve spreading God's word in a fun manner, their level of involvement in the church would remain steady instead of declining as they got older," she says


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