Pastyme Choral Evensong and Dinner at Holy Cross Episcopal

Published 10:43am Friday, March 1, 2013

Pastyme was formed in 1999 by a group of friends who enjoyed making music with each other. While there have been some changes in membership, four of the original members remain. The members of Pastyme are all active in the music community of Asheville, singing with church choirs, the opera and musical theatre.

The group has also performed at numerous venues and churches in the Southeast, including the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, SC, May 2001, the Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta, October 2005 and April 2007, and the Echo Early Music Festival, 2009.

Pastyme, or passetyme, is the Middle English spelling of the word “pastime.” The following quote by King Henry VIII can be found on Pastyme’s website: “Pastyme with goode companye, I love and shall until I die.” More information about Pastyme may be found at

The community is invited to both the service and dinner following, free of charge.

For more information, please call the church office at 828-859-9741.

– article submitted by Susie Mahnke

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