Connection Choir

The Connection Choir is for youth in Grades Six through Eight, and is one of the service opportunities for students of the Onward Bound program.

Exceptions to Normal Rehearsal Times are:

November 22, 2017 - No Rehearsal - Thanksgiving Eve

December 27, 2017 - No Rehearsal - Christmas Break

January 3, 2018 - No Rehearsal - Christmas Break

Ash Wednesday - February 14, 2018  - Rehearse at 6:15 pm to Warm Up for 7:00 pm Ash Wednesday Worship Service

March 28, 2018 - No Rehearsal - Spring Break

April 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018 - Extended Rehearsal for Cantata - 5:00 - 6:30 pm rehearsals

Age Range: 
Grades Six, Seven & Eight
Choir Director: 
Becky Kriz
Accompanist: 
Kevin Zehme
Rehearsal Time: 
Wednesdays, 5:45pm to 6:30pm
Rehearsal Room: 
Fellowship Hall
Performance Dates: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 9:30am
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 10:00am
Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 11:00am
Sunday, December 24, 2017 - 7:00pm
Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 7:00pm
Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 9:30am
Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 11:00am
Rehearsal Schedule: 
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Apr 25 2018 except Wed Nov 22 2017, Wed Dec 27 2017, Wed Jan 03 2018, Wed Mar 28 2018.

News and Events

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.

Christmas Eve Services

Christmas Eve Services

Location: 
Sanctuary
Date: 
Saturday, December 24, 2011 - 4:00pm

Choir Dedication Sunday

Angel, Cherub, Chorister, Connection, Chapel and Chancel choirs will all join voices in the 9:30 and 11:00 services for Choir Dedication Sunday. Choir members and parents will receive specific instructions from their directors regarding rehearsals. Please come to celebrate the wonderful music legacy we enjoy in our church. Combined choirs will be featured on “How Can I Keep From Singing”, arranged by Gwyneth Walker, and Chapel and Chancel choirs will join efforts on “Dona Nobis Pacem” by Giulio Caccini.

Date: 
Sunday, October 23, 2011 - 9:30am

Children's Cantata

The Old Testament - Fast Forward

The Old Testmant, Fast Forward is another fun musical piece. It covers many Old Testament stories told with humor while preserving the overall theme of God’s unending love for us. The Connection, Chorister, Cherub, and Angel Choirs will take part in these performances during the 9:30 and 11:00am worship services.

Date: 
Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 9:30am

Christmas Eve Services

Nativity Scene4:00pm Family Worship

A worship celebration especially geared for children, with music provided by the Chorister, Cherub and Angel Choirs.

7:00pm Communion & Candlelight Service

Music by the Connection Choir
Message by Pastor Greta McDonald

9:00pm Traditional Candlelight Service

Music by the Chancel Choir
Message by Pastor Jim McDonald

10:15pm Communion in the Chapel

11:00pm Traditional Candlelight Service

Music by the Chapel Choir
Message by Pastor Jim McDonald

Join us for a night of praise, prayer, and glorious music as we remember Christ's birth and our salvation. Bring your family, your guests and your neighbors as we prepare for Christmas day.

Location: 
Sanctuary
Date: 
Friday, December 24, 2010 - 4:00pm

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