Choirs Concert During 48th Annual Convention
Following evening prayers, held at the Church of the Virgin Mary, a complimentary welcome dinner was offered by the Convention Committee and prepared by the Ladies Auxiliary of the New Jersey parishes. A magnificent concert of local choirs singing Syriac liturgical and folkloric hymns followed. This festive event drew a crowd of four hundred people. All those present witnessed the unity, love and cooperation which became visible as numerous volunteers worked hand in hand to insure the success of this initial convention gathering. This first day of the convention truly succeeded in setting the mood for the rest of the weekend.