Music Ministry News! November 10, 2015

in this issue

:: Kids Choir

:: Adult Choir

:: Opening Article

:: Handbells

:: Youth Choir

:: Music Lessons

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Sunday is the day when we celebrate all participants in the Music Ministry!

Youth Choir members will play instruments for the Gathering Music at 8:30 and 11:00.  Children sing the Prelude, Adult sing the Anthem and Covenant Carillons ring the Offertory.  All participants should wear their royal blue music shirts.  If you don’t have one, contact Debbie OR wear a royal blue shirt of your choice.  

Arrival times:  7:40 am  Covenant Carillons, 8:00 Adult Choir and instrumentalists,  8:15 Children and Youth.

November 22 – Christ the King Sunday, Debbie out, 11:00 anthem is Soon and Very Soon.  Gary Feltner is the song leader.  No Youth Rehearsals.

November 29 – 1st Sunday in Advent – Joyful Noise Ringers at Both services, Adult Choir at 11:00 singing Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus.   Youth will rehearse on the 29th!

December 3 – Thursday at 7:00 pm, Adult Choir at Community Nativity Display

December 5 – Saturday at 2:00 pm, Carrollton Square Caroling, Adult Choir

December 6 – Children’s Musical at 9:45.  Youth at both services, Adults at 11:00.

December 13 – “Child of Hope”  Cantata at both services

December 20 – Adult Choir and Covenant Carillons at Both services

December 24 – 5:00 family services, 7:00 Candlelight with Adult Choir, 11:00 Candlelight and Communion with Covenant Vocal Band

Kids Choir – Grades 1-5 



Rehearsals are Wednesdays at 6:30 pm upstairs in the Education Building.

No pre-registration required.  Just come! 


Dates to Remember:

November 15 – Music Appreciation

Dec. 6 – Children’s Musical at 9:45 am


Parents are needed to rotate attendance at rehearsals. Let them know if you are available to be an adult presence at rehearsal when needed.


Melanie Luce and Donna Roberts, Directors

                Wesleyan Choir

All Age Adults!

Wednesdays at 7:30 pm

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7:30 to 8:15 “Child of Hope”

8:15 to 9:00 Anthems

Important dates:

December 3 Community Nativity event – 7:00 pm

December 5 – Carrollton Square Caroling – 2 pm

The group singing #3 and #5 for the Cantata are rehearsing at 10 am in the choir room on Sundays.

Sign-up lists are in the choir room for solos and small groups and participants for the caroling events.  Please sign up if you are planning to participate.  We will sing songs from the Cantata at both events.  



We sing at 11:00 worship services on a regular basis and at the 8:30 service, once a month.  Debbie is looking for solos and small groups to present music at one or both services. 

All are welcome!

[email protected] 

    Rehearsal ScheduleMusicNotes


6:30 – 7:30 pm  Children’s Choir and Chimes

6:30 – 7:30 pm  Covenant Carillons (bells)

7:30 – 9:00 pm  Wesleyan Choir (adults)


2:00 – 3:00 pm Joyful Noise (bells)

4:00 – 4:30 pm Revelation Ringers (Youth)

4:30 – 5:00 pm Revelation Singers (Youth

*Ringers needed in all groups. Contact Debbie for placement.  [email protected]

*Singers – Always welcome!!!

  Handbell choirs starting NOW!bells

 All handbell rehearsals are in the Sanctuary


#1  Children’s Chime Choir – Grade 1-5 as a part of children’s choir rehearsals on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm in Room 207

#2  Youth Handbell Choir – grades 6-12 4:00 pm, Sundays

#3 Joyful Noise Handbell Choir – Beginning and Intermediate Ringers. Rehearsing Sundays at 2:00 pm  [email protected]

#4 Covenant Carillons – Intermediate to Advanced Handbell Choir – Debbie Chapman, director.  There are two openings in this group.


Handbell ringing requires a commitment to regular rehearsals. 

       Youth Ringers and Singers
Grades 6-12

Bells at 4:00 pm

Choir at 4:30 pm


Fall Rehearsal Schedule:

November 8 and 15* – regular rehearsal

November 22 – rehearsal canceled for Thanksgiving break

November 29 – last rehearsal of the semester. 

December 6 – Sing at 8:30 and 11:00 services.  “Jazz Gloria”

If you do not have a blue choir shirt, see Debbie.  

*We are playing instruments on the 15th at the very beginning of each service.  Come have some fun with us!

Music Lessons! 
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Jonathan Kaan is teaching piano lessons at Holy Covenant.  You can contact Jonathan at [email protected] or at 972-505-1833 for more information.

Jonathan’s graduated with honors from Baylor University with a Masters Degree in Piano Pedagogy (teaching) and Performance. 

Have a Holy and Blessed Week!  God will work through us to bless our work and bless those that hear us.  I can’t thank you enough for all you do to make the music at Holy Covenant meaningful and unique.  Below is the link to sign up or unsubscribe from any of our email lists.


Thanks again for what you do to minister to Holy Covenant.

God Bless!


[email protected]

972-492-2432, X 23

972-849-5372, Cell

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Many are allergic to perfume and lotions.  Keep that in mind for rehearsals and Sunday mornings.