Hal Pysher retires from Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea

November 14, 2020
Hal Pysher
Hal Pysher

Hal Pysher has retired after a career of 33 years at the Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea, Palm Beach, Florida, as associate for liturgy and music.

During his tenure, Pysher established and maintained a high standard of choral, congregational, and instrumental music and guided the worship ministries of a large parish. He leaves a legacy of the dual-console, 109-rank Austin organ (Opus 2777), the Boar’s Head and Yule Log Festival involving a cast of nearly 150, and numerous hymn arrangements and recordings.