Young Voices for Peace
YVP is a youth choir sponsored by the Mennonite Society for Musical Heritage for 3rd– 12th graders who want to experience singing in a choir.   Shalom Choir is for 3rd–5th graders and will be directed by Brenda Bartel.  Brian Eichenberger will direct La Paz Choir for 6th–12th graders.

Upcoming Events

Check us out at our Adult Choral Festival the last weekend in June!
Last weekend in June from Thursday thru Sunday. Click Here to find out more and book the event!
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Adult Festival Events

Same Spirit New Song Festival
The Same Spirit New Song Festival is a weekend choir retreat at which singers come together to learn new songs, perform a concert, eat and snack a little and connect with others who love to sing!  All singers are welcome, whether they are veteran choir members or are less experienced.


MSMH Steering Group

Arlen Hershberger (founder)
Leta Bontrager
Susan Graber (Convener)
Marjorie Wall Hofer
Roberta Kandel
Emily Martin
Our mission is to preserve the long-­‐standing traditions of Mennonite singing in worship and in all aspects of our lives. The uniqueness of the Mennonite musical heritage can only be maintained if future generations are given the tools to learn, to sing, and to enjoy great music.More on our Mission

YVP Administration

Darcey VanWagner, Registrar Rita Sommers, Concert Coordinator Roberta Kandel, Facilitator A special thanks to Darcey and Rita for their time, expertise, passion and volunteer work with the YVP program since 2012.

Sealed with a Hymn

July 15th, 2015|0 Comments

The invitation to our niece’s wedding read:


At 7pm the couple went to an elevated spot and we all gathered around them.  They welcomed us.  They said very personal and sweet vows to each other.  They […]