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Churches celebrate Elkhart Jazz Festival with special services

Posted on June 20, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on June 20, 2013 at 12:09 p.m.

ELKHART — Two local churches will be getting into the Elkhart Jazz Festival spirit Sunday, June 23.

Two jazz festival artists, clarinetist Dave Bennett and trumpeter Bria Skonberg, will make an appearance for a jazz worship service at 10 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 200 E. Beardsley Ave. The two musicians will be accompanied by percussionist Jim Bollero, bassist Sean Patrick and First Presbyterian Church keyboardist Celia Weiss.

Just a mile north, the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Elkhart, 1732 Garden St., will have a jazz brunch potluck and service at 10 a.m. Chris French and Friends will perform.