2008-03-07 / Community

SJEH Gospel Choir Celebrates Black History Month


St. John's Episcopal Hospital convened a gospel choir to sing on Wednesday, February 27, 2008, for Black History Month. The choir, composed of Hospital employees from all areas of the Hospital, was led by Nigel Gretton, Performing Arts Director of St. John's University. The choir sang three songs which were: "I Need You to Survive" by Hezekiah Walker; "Free at Last," a traditional Negro Spiritual; and "I Know I've Been Changed," another traditional Negro Spiritual. The choir included (from left to right): Lois Jones, Pastoral Care; Deborah Cammick, Communications; Marion Brown, Payroll; Maria Figueroa, Volunteers; Renae Carr, Volunteers; Ulysse Daniel, Pastoral Care; John Gupta, Chief Executive Officer; Noreen Lloyd, Admitting; Sophia Gayle, Communications; Joyce Smart, Operating Room; Nathalie Nelson, Pastoral Care; and Rev. Dr. Cecily Broderick, Pastoral Care. St. John's Episcopal Hospital convened a gospel choir to sing on Wednesday, February 27, 2008, for Black History Month. The choir, composed of Hospital employees from all areas of the Hospital, was led by Nigel Gretton, Performing Arts Director of St. John's University. The choir sang three songs which were: "I Need You to Survive" by Hezekiah Walker; "Free at Last," a traditional Negro Spiritual; and "I Know I've Been Changed," another traditional Negro Spiritual. The choir included (from left to right): Lois Jones, Pastoral Care; Deborah Cammick, Communications; Marion Brown, Payroll; Maria Figueroa, Volunteers; Renae Carr, Volunteers; Ulysse Daniel, Pastoral Care; John Gupta, Chief Executive Officer; Noreen Lloyd, Admitting; Sophia Gayle, Communications; Joyce Smart, Operating Room; Nathalie Nelson, Pastoral Care; and Rev. Dr. Cecily Broderick, Pastoral Care.

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