Church Choir Calendar

ST PETER'S CHURCH CHOIR
CALENDAR

We sing a variety of repertoire, old and new, various styles, including some of the great classics (e.g. Hallelujah Chorus from 'Messiah' – Handel).  New members welcomed, especially TENORS!

We follow the Royal School of Church Music Voice for Life scheme.

Regular Services and practices:
Thursdays:
8-18s 6:15-7:15pm (scouts 6-7)
Adults 6:40-7:45pm
Sundays:
Practice + Service 9:45-11:45am
Adults: sometimes also
Choral Evensong - Practice + Service 5:45-7:30pm
1st Sunday of the month:
Year 7/8 and younger + Associates (see below) + Music Group 9.45-11.30am (All-Age Worship)
Year 8/9 + older 5:45-7:30pm (Choral Evensong)
3rd Sunday of the month and the Thursday before:

Associates also attend Thurs. 6:15 and Sun. 9:45

Occasional Evening services for all – e.g. at Easter and the Carol Services.

Sometimes we provide music for weddings on Saturdays
(dates sent via e-mail to Choir members).

Adult members all attend on Thursdays, but some choose to sing at one rather than two services on Sundays.

Those able to make only a once/twice-a-month commitment (e.g. young children and parents of young children) can join the Associate Choir (3rd Sun + 1st if they choose).

 

Some noteworthy dates!

2017

The dates in bold include services at times that will be different from what you expect!  Other services as normal.

Sunday 5th November: All Saints Service; practice 9:45am, service 10:30am; FULL CHOIR plus Associates.
No evening service in St Peter's.

Sunday 12th November: Remembrance Service; practice 9:40am before walking to Abbey Terrace; FULL CHOIR plus Associates.
Evensong as normal for Adults (even though 2
nd Sunday).

Sunday 19th November: All Services as normal.

Sunday 26th November: Adult Evensong at Christ Church, Gretton; their Patronal Festival; normal times.

Sunday 3rd December: ADVENT CAROL SERVICE; practice 5:30pm, service 6:30pm; FULL CHOIR plus Associates (who feel comfortable with the music).

Tuesday 5th December: Carol Singing outside Methodist Church (late night shopping); 7:00pm to 7:30pm.

Sunday 17th December: No choir required am.
CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE; practice 5:00pm, service 6:30pm; FULL CHOIR plus Associates (who feel comfortable with the music).

Thursday 21st December: Junior Choristers' Christmas Party
in Methodist Church Hall; 7:15pm to 9:00pm.

Sunday 24th December: Midnight Service; probably 11:30pm, practice 45 mins. before; Guests + some over-18s (please divide between this & Christmas morning service).

Monday 25th December (CHRISTMAS DAY): Some over-18s + all Junior Choristers + Associates.

Thursday 28th December: No choir practice.

Sunday 31st December: No choir required.

2018

Friday 9th January: Adults' Dinner at Corner Cupboard;
time to be arranged.

Saturday 10th March: Trampolining;
further details to be arranged.

Friday 6th July: Choir Concert;
further details to be arranged.

Seaside Trip: Being arranged - watch this space!


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