Join the Candler community in honoring Associate Dean of Worship and Music Barbara Day Miller on April 19 at “In Concert with Barbara,” a service of music and thanksgiving offered upon the occasion of Day Miller’s retirement from Candler. The service will take place at 11:05 a.m. in Cannon Chapel, with a community lunch to follow in the Rita Anne Rollins Building atrium. Registration for lunch is required by noon on Thursday, April 14. Register here. The service will also be livestreamed online. Watch the livestream.

All are invited to send good wishes to Day Miller in advance of the event. Send a special message online via the registration link, or e-mail Handwritten notes can be sent to the Candler Development Office, at 1531 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322. Please mail handwritten notes so that they arrive by April 14.

A Candler alumna, Day Miller joined the faculty in 1997 and oversees the planning, coordination, and facilitation of Candler’s worship and ceremonial life. She directs the Candler Singers, an elite choir made up of Candler students that has performed across the Southeast as well as at the last three quadrennial General Conferences of The United Methodist Church. The Singers will also perform at this year’s General Conference in Portland, Oregon. Day Miller’s interests include congregational planning and participation in worship, creative worship and the arts, and global hymns and songs. She is the author of Encounters with the Holy: A Conversational Model for Worship Planning (Alban Institute, 2010) and The New Pastor's Guide to Leading Worship (Abingdon Press, 2005).

For more information on the celebration, contact Candler’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations at 404.727.6352 or

Cannon Chapel is located on the campus of Emory University, at 515 S. Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322.