Asbury United Methodist Church will host Joseph Musser for the first recital of its 2011-2012 noontime recital series.

Asbury UMC slates recital series

Asbury United Methodist Church will host Joseph Musser for the first recital of its 2011-2012 noontime recital series.

The program will run from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6. Recitals are held on the first Thursday of the month from October through May.

Musser, who is organist of First Presbyterian Church, will play works by Sweelinck, Bach, and Mendelssohn.

Tables will be set and coffee and tea provided for those who wish to have lunch during the recital. Asbury UMC is at the corner of West Lincoln Avenue and North Franklin Street. The church sanctuary is handicapped accessible from the parking lot entrance. The recital is free.

Condit Presbyterian to celebrate 175th anniversary

Condit Presbyterian Church, Hartford Road and County Road 605 in Sunbury, will observe its 175th anniversary Oct. 8 and 9, with special services on Sunday and its annual smorgasbord Saturday evening.

Former pastors, church members and chancel choir members are invited to Sunday's 10 a.m. worship service and the reception which will follow.

Hhomemade foods will be served buffet-style from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Saturday. The cost is $9 for adults and $4 for children ages 3 to 12. Children age 2 and younger may eat for free.