Musician Cary Pierce will lead a pop choir at St. John's next school year.

A big name in Christian music, Cary Pierce of the band Jackopierce, will join St. John’s Episcopal as musician in residence, and he will head up the middle school pop choir next year.

Sunday, June 27, at 5 p.m., Pierce will play at the parish picnic, which is open to the community. Parishioners are asked to bring a salad or side dish to the picnic; guests are invited to “come as you are”.