Angel Choir

If your child has turned 3 years of age on or before September 1, 2017, we invite you to let them join the Angel Choir.

Registration Information

The first rehearsal for our Angel Choir will be on Wednesday, September 13h at 4:30 pm. Debbie Phillips will be returning as Angel Choir director and Dave Sandfort as the accompanist.

Your family should have received a Sunday School and Choir information letter which included a choir registration card. If you don't receive it, please contact Andi Kinsella.

When you receive the Information Packet in August, mail or bring the registration card, along with the $10 choir fee, to the church office before September 12th or bring to the Parlor on September 13th between 4:00 – 4:20 pm.  Rehearsal will begin that day at 4:30 pm.

Rehearsal Information

  • We will meet each Wednesday afternoon, 4:30 – 5:00 pm in Room 16 (Chapel Hall level).
  • A sign in – sign out sheet will be available in the hallway outside Room 16. You will need to sign your child in and out each Wednesday.
  • Help your child find his/her nametag and clip it to their clothing
  • Please wait with your child in the hallway until 4:30 pm when Teacher Debbie will invite children only and one parent helper into Room 16.
  • Teacher Debbie and one parent helper will be with the children during rehearsal. A parent helper sign up sheet will be available at each rehearsal. Please sign up to help.
  • We would ask that the person accompanying the child to rehearsal please remain in the hallway, or nearby, during rehearsal.
  • If your child becomes very upset or disruptive, the parent helper may ask you to take your child out of the room.  One half hour is such a short amount of time, it’s very important to have as little disruption as possible.
Age Range: 
Pre-Kindergarteners (3, 4, and 5 year olds)
Choir Director: 
Debbie Phillips
Accompanist: 
Dave Sandfort
Rehearsal Time: 
Wednesdays at 4:30 to 5:00pm
Rehearsal Room: 
Room 16
Performance Dates: 
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 10:00am
Sunday, December 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 11:00am
Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 11:00am
Rehearsal Schedule: 
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Mar 21 2018 except Wed Nov 22 2017, Wed Dec 27 2017, Wed Jan 03 2018.

News and Events

Choir Dedication Sunday

Music for worshipOctober 28th - 9:30 & 11:00 Worship Services

Angel, Cherub, Chorister, Connection, Chapel and Chancel Choirs will be singing!

Bells will be ringing!

Please come and enjoy a wonderful service filled with music

Choirs have begun!

We had an exciting children's choirs first rehearsal and registration last Wednesday, Sept. 12th. With the Sweet Repeat set up going on we had registation in the Open Door. It was fun to see so many faces full of surprise and wonder at our inviting, spacious, modern Open Door. Maybe we should have registration in there every year so we can show off the space available to our future junior high and high school youth!  Seventy-six children have been registered to sing in our choirs! Woo-hoo!

Join A Choir!

“Learning to Walk with Christ Daily” -- Through Music!

DGFUMC choir rehearsals are starting up so join for the first time or come on back! After a summer of Special Music during worship, organized by Pattie Barnes and provided by many talented, generous musicians, our regular services will once again begin on Rally Day, Sept. 9. Regular worship services also means CHOIRS! Choirs mean choir members! There is a choir for you!

Registration and rehearsal information packets have gone out to all church families. Please call the church office if you do not receive one. Or check the website: www.dgfumc.org for current information.

Chapel Choir (High School) – The first rehearsal is Wednesday, August 22nd at 7-8:45PM! Choir Kick Off Supper and Registration is on Wednesday, Aug. 29 – 6:30 pm at the Parsonage (In the Gym if it rains) - No need to sign up – just come! 

Chancel Choir (Adults) – We LOVE new singers! Want to join? Attend the first rehearsal – Thursday, Sept. 6 – 7:00 pm for Welcome Fellowship on the porch and then rehearsal in Fellowship Hall. Normal rehearsal time is 7:30 - 9:10 pm. Contact Diane Hires (DianeHires@ dgfumc.org), the director, for more information.

Children’s Choirs – There is a children’s choir for all children aged 3 through 8th grade. The first rehearsal and registration is Sept. 12.

Bell Choirs – We have two! Enjoy teamwork and musicianship thru ringing handbells. Call Pattie Barnes 630-953-0146 (bellhog@juno.com).

Is this YOUR year to Join a Choir?! Watch for upcoming musical celebrations of the Christmas season at our church!

Children's Choirs Schedule 2012-2013

Click on the link below to view and print the 2012-2013 Children's Choirs Schedule.

Onward Bound and All Choirs

Will be beginning again January 11th, 2012. Meetings and practices will be held at their regular times. See the Family Fellowship page for more details.

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