Ever wondered what early happens at the point of death? Karin Gunderson, author of “ Encounters with Heaven - Stories of God’s Surprising Presence” along with her son, Ryan and daughter, Dijana, will be presenting “Encounter with Heaven,” an experiential evening combining Karin’s incredible true stories from her work as a hospice harpist, with beautiful harp, piano, Native American flute, 3-part vocals and incredible stories from Karin’s hospice work.

    The Gundersons will be giving a concert Wednesday, July 18, 7 pm at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Ryan Gunderson began playing by ear in first grade and was soon creating compositions for the adult choir at his family’s church. He recently recorded his first relaxing piano album which will be available along with Heavenly Harp Music CDs and musical nature DVDs. Dijana has been a singer, practically from the day she was born! Karin is a Concordia College music graduate who has played for over 25,000 hospice patient and their families as they drew near to death.

    Enjoy a combination of peaceful music on popular and Christian pieces like “What a Wonderful World,” and “It is Well with My Soul.” You’ll also be invited to participate in singing a few favorite hymns as well.

    One recent concert attendee exclaimed, “Heaven can’t be much more beautiful than this!”

    For more information contact (218) 218 3636 (St. Paul’s Lutheran Church) or view their webs site ChristianHarpMusic.com  CDs, DVDs, and Karin’s book will be available for signing. Many people tell them this is the most meaningful concert they have ever attended.