Isaiah 12 Program Notes

 

This work was written for Robert Nims and The Asbury United Methodist Church of Delaware, OH.  I was fortunate enough to attend this church for two years.  As a thank you for all the blessings from the church, I wrote this work.  The choice of text was decided by the building itself.  While the church was being built (in the late 1800s), two sisters near the church offered to pay for a stained glass window if the church agreed not to put a bell in the bell tower.  The sisters sponsored a wonderfully large window, and in one of the panes the Bible is opened to Isaiah 12.