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Ukulele Choir Connects Church Members

"It is hard to be mad when you are playing the ukulele," says the Rev. Joe Stobaugh. The music minister is a big fan of the tiny guitar-shaped instrument and decided to invite members at his home church, Grace Avenue United Methodist Church in Frisco, Texas, to be part of a unique choir featuring ukes.  The idea struck a chord and now the group has about 40 participants, ranging in age from 8 to 60.

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They performed an eight-song set at the final luncheon at the United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Oregon on Friday, May 20, 2016 and our cameras captured some of the fun. 

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To learn more about the ukulele choir at Grace Avenue United Methodist, contact Joe Stobaugh at 972-335- 2882.

This video was produced by United Methodist Communications in Nashville, Tennessee.
Media contact is Fran Walsh, 615-742-5458.
This video was first posted on June 8, 2016.

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