Methodist confirmation class explores 'vastness of God' in other religions
On a recent Friday evening, three young Methodist students and their friends and families attended an informal Shabbat service at the home of Rabbi Aaron Rubinstein of Beth Sholom Synagogue.
At first, the unfamiliar melodies, lyrics sung in Hebrew and hymnbooks that flipped from right to left were confusing to the visitors.
"I didn't at all expect to be handed a drum and a little songbook and be expected to, sort of, follow along," said Mary Thomas, a seventh-grader whose father, Dr. Brad Thomas, is pastor of St. John's United Methodist Church, "but it was really fun."
Click HERE to read the rest of this March 3 story, by David Royer, on the Memphis Commercial Appeal Web site.