Music Ministry Weekly News! Nov 16, 2016

in this issue :: Cantata :: Instruments :: Piano Teacher :: Community Nativity All of our music and art groups are rehearsing for our Advent and Christmas worship services. Please save this email for information purposes!  Thanks for all you do! AT A GLANCE! Nov. 16 – regular rehearsals Nov. 19 – 1-3 pm  EXTRA “Dancing Light” rehearsal for Adult Choir.   Nov. 20 – 11:00 am Adult Choir Anthem “For All That Is” Be on time at 10:45 to rehearse with violinist!   NO AFTERNOON REHEARSALS FOR CHILDREN OR YOUTH! Nov, 23 – No rehearsals – Happy Thanksgiving Nov. 26 – Decorating the Sanctuary – 10 to Noon (see article) Nov. 27 – 11:00 Adult Anthem – “Advent Cry”    No Afternoon Rehearsals – Prepare Sanctuary for Orchestra following 11:00 Worship    2:00 pm Charge Conference  – Chapel Hill UMC Nov. 30 – Adult Choir Rehearsal with Orchestra 7 to 9 pm – NO Covenant Carillons … Read More

Music Ministry Weekly News! Nov 8, 2016

in this issue :: Calendar :: Cantata :: Instruments :: Piano Teacher :: Community Nativity Last Tuesday evening, we received word that Gary Felner passed away suddenly.  There will be a memorial service for Gary on Friday at 2:00pm with special music starting at 1:45 pm.  The adult choir will sing and should plan to arrive at 1:30 pm to prepare.  We are so glad that Gary’s brother, Dave will be here along with his fiance Charline, as well as two of Julie’s sisters.  There will be a memorial service in Ohio, as well later in the month.   We need a couple of people to help Gary’s brother move items out of Gary’s apartment into a “pod” this Thursday, Nov. 10. Dave will call us when he has an exact time.  If you can help with this, email Debbie  [email protected]   Melanie Luce’s sister, Mindy Luce passed away late last week. Melanie … Read More

Music Ministry Weekly News! November 1, 2016

in this issue :: Calendar :: Cantata :: Celebration Sunday :: Instruments :: Community Nativity :: Piano Teacher Good afternoon, Blessings to you on this beautiful day!  Carol is back in the office today and it has been great to have her back.  We are looking forward to a big celebration on Sunday.  Watch for your commitment cards in the mail this week and bring them with you on Sunday.  We will have Sunday School at 9:45 and ONE worship service at 11:00.  Efrain Sain has put together a Jazz Combo for this Sunday, so the adult choir will not sing an anthem.  What I am asking is for choir members and their families sit in the choir loft to provide leadership for this service.   There will be a wonderful Cajun meal following worship for ALL.  There will be no UMYF or Choirs on Sunday afternoon so that we … Read More

Music Ministry Weekly News! October 18, 2016

in this issue :: Calendar :: Cantata :: Instruments :: Piano Teacher Good afternoon, I hope you are having a great day!  Thank you for all the birthday greetings and for the Roy’s gift card!  Paul and I will enjoy it! Thank you for a wonderful Music Sunday!  I thought the time with Taylor Davis and the Wesleyan Choir was most productive.  Thanks all! This coming Sunday, Rev. Jodi Smith will bring our Impact message on Time.  Musicians will enjoy what she has planned.  The Adult Choir will sing at 11:00 “Go Light Your World.” Afternoon rehearsals resume for our children’s choirs on Oct. 23. Don’t forget the Auction on Saturday night, Oct. 22- bring some friends! Many blessings, Debbie CALENDAR OF REHEARSALS AND PROGRAMS Ringing and Singing Choirs for Children and Youth are on Sundays:  12:15 pm  Snack lunch 12:45 pm  Kids Choirs for Age 3 – 5th      … Read More

Music Ministry Weekly News! October 11, 2016

in this issue :: Calendar :: Cantata :: Instruments :: Piano Teacher Good afternoon, I hope you are having a great day!  Pastor Carol continues to rest.  She is still waiting to hear about her pathology report and future treatment.   My heartfelt thanks to the ringers and Joy and also to Jonathan for the beautiful music for Dick’s service on Saturday. This coming Sunday, Rev. Becky David Hensley.  This is the Sunday set aside to honor all in the music and worship ministries.  Ringers will arrive at 7:30 to rehearse “Azmon”, Singers should arrive at 8:00 to rehearse “Total Praise” and children at 8:15.  Please wear your blue shirt.  If you don’t have one, contact Debbie.  She has ordered new shirts for some of the children, but they may not come in time.   Please make lunch reservations with Debbie if you are in the adult choir and plan … Read More

Music Ministry Weekly News! Sept 27, 2016

in this issue :: Calendar :: Cantata :: Handbells :: Piano Teacher :: Instruments Good afternoon,  Good news from Carol Sparks’ surgery.  She is resting at home.  Surgery went well.  We are waiting this week to hear the pathology report.  This will tell us about future treatments. Our music ministry and church lost an important member this past week.  Richard (Dick) Herrick had a massive heart attack on Thursday, Sept. 22.  Many of us had just seen him at bell practice the night before.  Our prayers and hearts go out to Georgia, Jennifer and Ryan Baumgardner, Amy and Eric. We also are in prayer for their son Jeff and his family.  The service will be on October 8th at 2:00 pm. If you want to help with a small reception or meal following the service, email [email protected] and she will notify the team that is working on this.   Ringers are … Read More

Music Ministry Weekly News! Sept 20, 2016

in this issue :: Calendar :: CKY :: Cantata :: Mark Miller Concert :: Handbells :: Instruments :: Piano Teacher I hope you are enjoying these last days of summer.  I can’t believe the end of September is here. Our children and youth music program is doing great!  It is not too late to join.  See the block below for the Covenant Kids and Youth Schedule for the next couple of months. If you are willing to provide a lunch or make a donation to purchase food, email Bill, [email protected], The schedule for 9/25 is normal for our children and youth choirs. YOUTH!  World Communion is October 2.  I am planning for our youth to lead Taize’ music for both 8:30 and 11:00 worship.  Sunday, September 25 is our only rehearsal to prepare.  If you want to play you MUST attend this rehearsal and bring your instrument.  This part of rehearsal … Read More

Music Ministry Weekly News! Sept 13, 2016

in this issue :: Singing Choirs :: CKY :: Piano Teacher :: Handbells :: Instruments What a great Sunday with our children’s choirs!  If you didn’t make it on Sunday, it is not too late to join us.   Children’s handbells has been canceled because there isn’t enough interest.   Simply Come! You can give us your information when you arrive and we’ll make sure you know what is happening.   Volunteers will be needed to provide lunch for CKY Sundays.  Email Debbie [email protected] or Bill [email protected] if you can help! Here’s our music ministry team for CKY.  We are excited to meet your kids. Pre-school team – Sharon Harris and Sheli Erenberger Elementary team – Melanie Luce and Jonathan Kaan Youth Choir and Bells – Debbie Chapman and Jonathan Kaan Sunday, September 18 – CKY begins         12:15 pm – Snack lunch         12:45 pm UMYF, … Read More

Music Ministry Weekly News! Sept 8, 2016

in this issue :: Singing Choirs :: CKY :: Piano Teacher :: Handbells :: Instruments Dear Terry, Sunday morning’s adult anthem at 11:00 is “Become God’s Story” Here is the schedule for Sunday afternoon!  Sunday, September 11 – CKY begins    12:15 pm – Snack lunch    12:45 pm UMYF, Children’s Choir (age 3 – 5th grade)   1:30 pm – Children’s bells (grades 3-5)     2:15 pm – Youth Choir and Bells (grades 6-12)  We are ready for you!  Simply Come! You can give us your information when you arrive and we’ll make sure you know what is happening. Volunteers will be needed to provide lunch for CKY Sundays.  Email Debbie [email protected] or Bill [email protected] if you can help! Here’s our music ministry team for CKY.  We are excited to meet your kids. Pre-school team – Sharon Harris and Sheli Erenberger Elementary team – Melanie Luce and Jonathan Kaan Grade … Read More

Music Ministry Weekly News! August 30, 2016

in this issue :: Singing Choirs :: CKY :: Altar Decor! :: Actors :: Dance :: Handbells :: Instruments :: Piano Teacher :: Voice Teacher Be doers of the word and not hearers only!  Join a Music Ministry Group! Remember these dates: Sunday, September 4 – Adult Choir “In this Very Room” (11:00) Wednesday, September 7 – Handbell polishing party at 6:30 pm.  Adult Choir goes back to rehearsing form 7:30 – 9:00 pm Sunday, September 11 – CKY begins    12:15 pm – Snack lunch    12:45 pm UMYF, Children’s Choir (age 3 – 5th grade)   1:30 pm – Children’s bells (grades 3-5)     2:15 pm – Youth Choir and Bells (grades 6-12)  Be a part of the team that works with our pre-school children.  Did you know that three year old’s are are largest class of children currently! We have a snack lunch for all at 12:15 pm … Read More