Annually St. John’s hosts a community choir which in 2017 included 70 singers from 31 area churches accompanied by The Providence Chamber Orchestra in a performance of Dan Forrest’s Requiem for the Living. Past programs have included Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine, W. A. Mozart’s Requiem and Te Deum, Franz Schubert’s Mass in G, Howard Hanson’s Song of Democracy, John Rutter’s Te Deum and Requiem, a concert version of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance, Glorias by Antonio Vivaldi and Francis Poulenc, J. S. Bach’s Magnificat, Johannes Brahms’ German Requiem, Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs, Luigi Cherubini’s Requiem, Maurice Durufle’s Requiem, parts II and III of G. F. Handel’s Messiah, Patriotic Selections, Broadway Selections and Spirituals. The May 6, 2018 concert will include sacred and secular Christmas music. Rehearsals are March 25, April 8, 15, 22, and 29 from 7-9 PM. Email Tom Snyder, Director of Music, (ftsiii@gmailcom) for more information.