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6238 Outreach groups

6238-December 14, 2011

The Malone University Department of Church Relations is pleased to announce that it is still accepting spring semester bookings for its two outreach teams. Interested churches, organizations, civic groups and schools may schedule the university's drama team – Chancel Players – or its musical outreach team – New Vision – by contacting Tim Pitzer, director of church relations at 330-471-8434 or at gcvgmre+znybar+rqh .

Celebrating their 31st year as a touring ministry, the Malone University Chancel Players is a group of five students who perform faith-based comedy and drama in schools and churches as well as various community organizations. The group also performs material appropriate for private as well as public school students.

chancel players

Chancel players is directed by Deanna Dallas, who holds a bachelor of arts degree in theatre arts from Florida State University and is now serving in her eighth season as director for the group.

Members are:

Rebecca Miller, a junior biology major from Canton;

Jared Hoffmeyer, a junior exercise science major from Minerva;

Alexis McCullough, a junior art major from Newark;

Erin Moore, a senior communication arts major from Stow.

Julian Law, a junior Bible and theology major from Caldwell;

New Vision

New Vision is a music ministry team made up of six incredible vocalists and worship leaders who are not only excellent musicians, students and friends, but have a sincere love for the Lord and desire to serve Him with their lives.  They have prepared a wide selection of songs and styles including gospel, contemporary Christian, hymn arrangements, patriotic and secular favorites – ideal for churches, schools, camps, conferences, and civic events. New Vision is directed by Tim Pitzer, who holds a bachelor's degree in music from Trevecca Nazarene University and served as the pastor of fine arts at Southside Nazarene Church for six years before coming to Malone in 2008 to serve in his current position . Their newly release CD Rejoice is available through the Office of Church Relations and at the Malone University bookstore.

Members are:

Darius McBride, a freshman music education major from Rochester, NY;

Caitlin Pickard, a junior integrated language arts major from Wadsworth;

Rebecca Fiecoat, a freshman middle childhood education major from Mt. Vernon;

Savannah Ford, a junior nursing major from Beloit;

Halle St. John, a sophomore communication arts major from Twinsburg;

Aaron Woods, a freshman business administration major from Green.

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone is recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, named an NAIA Champions of Character Five Star Award winner, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2011.


Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
Phone: 330-471-8239
Cell: 330-324-2424