Caroling the Spirit of Christmas

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Pastor Philip Waldvogel of Williamsburg Pentecostal Church plays the tuba and leads his carolers at this annual festive event at Jennings Hall (l to r) Liz, Audrey Waldvogel, Pastor Philip Waldvogel, Denise Waldvogel, and Katelyn Waldvogel

For nearly twenty years Pastor Philip Waldvogel has brought his family and members of his church to Jennings Hall for a special musical celebration of the spirit of Christmas. Pastor Philip played his tuba, which is always a highlight. Valerie Gutierrez played keyboards, George played trombone, and Diane Rhoden played her flute. Brother Moses helped Denise Waldvogel and Liz sing “Silent Night” in Spanish.

If the music wasn’t joyful enough, the Waldvogel’s gave away Christmas ornaments that said “Joy” and candy canes as parting gifts. There was also hot chocolate and cookies served.

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The songs were filled with the spirit of Christmas and the audience was encouraged to join in song with the singers. Pastor Philip Waldvogel conducts (l to r) Janet Colon, Audrey Waldvogel, Denise Waldvogel, Katelyn Waldvogel, David Waldvogel, Jerrique Ortiz, and Pastor Samuel Mei.

Author: Lori Ann Doyon

Managing editor, head writer, and lead photographer of Greenline | North Brooklyn News since October 2014. Resident of Williamsburg, Brooklyn since 1990.

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