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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


    Northern Flow District News

    Old DeKalb Methodist Church Issues Praise to Organist Betty Evans

    July 26, 2018 / By Cadie Hockenbary / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    The Church Family at the Old DeKalb United Methodist Church have been truly blessed to have one of their church family members Betty Evans, now 99 years young, who has supported the church singing for more than 25 years by playing the organ that she and her deceased husband Mert Evans donated many years ago.

    Betty attended school in Watertown. She said she could read music before reading English and attended the Universalist Church in Watertown. Betty eventually volunteered to play piano for various churches and a synagogue in the Watertown area. She attended the Crane School of Music in Potsdam where she advanced her love for playing the piano.

    The church family says thank you and loves you for sharing your love for music for all these years and for being an over-all active family member.

    TAGGED / Northern Flow District


    With more than 168,000 members, the Upper New York Annual (Regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church comprises 865 local churches and 86 new faith communities in 12 districts, covering 48,000 square miles in 49 of the 62 counties in New York state. Our mission is to “live the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to be God’s love with our neighbors in all places."