A Memorial, What Makes Us Special

The Passing of Minor-Canon Ray Bradley, Organist for Resurrection Anglican Church

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Resurrection Anglican Church has lost our beloved first organist, Ray Bradley.  Ray was the type of musician who became the heart and soul of the instrument he played, and provided the verse and meter to our wonderful liturgy.

Ray was surrounded by his wife, Anna, and his children when he left this temporal life for an eternal one, and is now home with the Lord and Savior he loved so much.  Ray was a man of great faith, and despite his many health challenges remained a steadfast example of dedication to his faith and church.  We can’t thank him enough for his music, his gentle spirit, and his kindness.  We will miss you greatly dear friend.

Rest Eternal grant unto Him, O Lord, and May light perpetual shine upon him…

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Ray and his wife, Anna.

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Ray with his daughter, Nora. He was always smiling with a twinkle in his eye.

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Ray received a plaque for his retirement, but was quick to play again for the 2016 holiday season.

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We love you Ray!

 

 

 

What Makes Us Special

Ray Bradley Brings the Music Back

He retired from playing the organ last February and we were understandably very sad. Organist, Ray Bradley, has been a highlight of our services from the beginning. But, fortunately for all of us, he began to miss playing, and he missed the sound of the classic Anglican hymns played on our beautiful Allen organ. So Ray returned this fall, first playing the hymns of Thanksgiving, and now the hymns of Advent, and soon the gorgeous hymns of the Christmas season. Ray, we couldn’t be any happier that you’re out of retirement – for now at least, because each Sunday is a gift we treasure!

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