New Piano at the Dollywood Chapel

Posted on Aug 7, 2013

New Piano at the Dollywood Chapel

My church used to have a “Fifth Sunday Sing” on those odd months when you had five Sundays.  I always enjoyed those Sunday evenings even as kid.  I could choose any song I wanted and call it out.  The choir director would be forced to sing it, and the pianist would struggle through a rarely played hymn.
This past Sunday, we had our own “First Sunday Sing” as we celebrated through music the gift of a new piano.  Michael Stinnett of Antique Piano Shop in Friendsville, TN donated a completely restored 1901 Lester Piano for use in the Robert F. Thomas Chapel at Dollywood.
We had record breaking attendance with more than 300 guests participating in the worship service.  Our Dollywood Hosts were pulling benches out of the neighboring Wagon Shop so our guest could sit in the street and listen.
It was a wonderful service as we moved through Psalm 118 in songs of worship and praise!