- Choose easily accessible flowers that are often in stock
- Lay a foundation and grow on it
- Cut a few holes into oasis and soak it overnight, allowing it to sink on its own
- Spray arrangements with Crowning Glory several times for shine and to seal flowers (The spray is available at wholesalers or make an at-home mixture of 1/3c Elmer's glue and 2c water.)
- Each flower color represents something. For blue, it is God's healing power. White represents purity.
Dr. Edwin Chr. van Driel, professor at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, lectured on the development of the Presbyterian Hymnal Glory to God Monday, February 6. He was the only theologian to serve on the committee. He was also the guest preacher at all of the Sunday worship services on February 5.
Dr. William J. Carl III, Senior Pastor of Independent Presbyterian Church, delivered a lecture on The History of Worship as seen through Art and Architecture on Tuesday, February 7. He brought images of churches from around the world and Christian artwork to illustrate his points. There is something for everyone to learn! If you missed it, there is another opportunity to hear this interesting talking during The Main Event at IPC.
Families were invited to Highland Hall on Wednesday, February 8 to "Realize our Rhythm." John Scalici brought several types of drums for people to try, as he led a Community Drum Jam.
The Baltimore Consort gave us a sampling of early Christian music in the Great Hall on Friday, February 10 to wrap up the festival. We can't wait until next year!