St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Princeton to celebrate 175 years with organ concert

John Linker to perform

Delle Vercimak, business manager for Illinois Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra, practices on the 1928 Aeolian Duo-Art Organ in La Salle-Peru Township High School’s Matthiessen Auditorium. Vercimak will accompany the youth symphony on the vintage organ during a concert Sunday.

St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church on the Hill, 15199 2825 E. Street, Princeton, is celebrating 175 years as a congregation this year.

A free organ concert 1:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14, will feature John Linker, music director at Christ Church Transitional Cathedral, New Zealand. Refreshments will be served following the concert and a freewill offering will be received with proceeds going to a local charity. The public is welcome.

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