Thursday’s Thoughts from Will 05.13.2021

Last night we accomplished much. Thank you to each of you for working hard! I’m very excited about how things are progressing. Here are a few important things this week:

  1. Our Choir Fall Retreat will be Saturday, September 11th. Save the date. The time frames will likely be 9-3 or 4 and we’ll do a boxed lunch with a suggested donation (not required like we have done in the past).
  2. My plan is to have a date soon for an end of summer time of worship (probably August after school resumes—most likely the 15, 22, or 29th). The purpose of this event will be for our choir and orchestra to get to play/sing and we’ll also incorporate some group, solo, family acts (or whatever) for a fun night of being together with our church family. Be on the lookout for a date soon.
  3. Christmas at Ivy Creek dates are set. Friday-Sunday Dec 3-5. Friday will be at 7 and Sat and Sun at 6:30. Those of you who do not have a choir outfit, we will be doing “fittings” toward the end of the summer so you’ll have what you need.
  4. Children’s Choirs will resume in August. The Awana/Choir Kick-off is August 11 and first night of choir will be the 19th. At this point, I could use some extra folks for our pre-school or elementary groups. You don’t have to be a lead teacher to help. Drop me an email or call me and let me know of your interest so I may begin building (really re-building) our teams after such a long hiatus. If you have worked with one of our groups up until last March and wish to continue helping, I’d also like to hear from you.

Sunday we will gather as usual to premiere “Waymaker.” It’s gonna awesome. Hope you’ll all be able to be here.
Orchestra and Praise Team at 8:30 and choir at 9:10 for warm-ups. Hope to see you all there!

Here’s our upcoming rehearsal schedule:
May 12th- Orchestra from 5:45-6:45; Choir from 6:45-8
May 19th- Orchestra from 5:45-6:45; Choir from 6:45-8
May 26th- Orchestra from 5:45-6:45; Choir from 6:45-8
June 2nd- Orchestra from 5:45-6:45; Choir from 6:45-8
No rehearsals on June 9, 16, or 23
June 30th- Orchestra from 5:45-6:45; Choir from 6:45-8

Anthem Schedule (subject to change):
May 16th- WayMaker
May 23rd The Blessing
May 30th- NO CHOIR IN LOFT (Digital version of Cherish the Cross)
June 6th- At Calvary
June 13th- It is Well
June 20th- NO CHOIR IN LOFT (Small Group instead)
June 27th- Wonderful Name
July 4th- NO CHOIR IN LOFT

Be sure and check out the Prayer Requests and Praises page for up to date needs.

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