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Hey Minneapolis Campus Chancel Choir! -
I am emailing everyone that is registered for the Retreat this Friday! If you have any questions regarding your registration, trip details, or need to cancel you can contact me at email@example.com
I wanted to include four items in this email including: Event Information, what you will need to bring, my contact information for any questions while we are at Gustavus, and a reminder about our Davanni's Awards night dinner & rehearsal on Wednesday, November 27.
1. Gustavus Trip 2013: Check-in at the Minneapolis Campus Gym at 4:30pm on Friday, November 22. Drop-off at the Minneapolis Campus Parking lot at 2:15pm on Saturday, November 23. Please note that you can put your luggage and bedding gear under the bus directly when you arrive to church and than precede to check-in in the gym. Please enter through the main office (administration door) for check-in. We will have a trip Itinerary sheet at Check-in for parents to pick up with details on it if you wish to have more information. If you need to pay you can bring cash/check made out to MO Church for $70 on Friday when you check in.
2. What you should bring: No $$$ needed for food. $$$ needed if you would like to purchase a sweatshirt/sweatpants in the College Bookstore, you will have time to shop in the bookstore on Saturday morning. Please bring a sleeping bag & pillow (air mattress optional/we sleep on a hard wood floor) to sleep on for Friday night, we sleep in Alumni Hall with a divider for privacy with girls on one side and boys on the other. Please bring a change of clothes and toiletries. Cell phones/Ipods are allowed but must be turned off during activities.
3. If you should need to get a hold of an adult during the retreat please call me (Geoff Arenson) directly on my cell phone at 612-558-3364.
4. Remember we have rehearsal the following Wednesday, November 27 to prepare for singing on Thanksgiving. There is NO CONFIRMATION on this night...so we will be having a FUN Awards night dinner at Davanni's in Edina where we will hand out fun & wacky awards to people from the Gustavus Trip (Best Dancer, Biggest College Cafeteria Food Eater, Best Choir Attendance, and most Enthusiasm). Please meet at Church at 5:30pm for rehearsal, we will go to Davanni's following rehearsal for dinner and you should be picked up by your parents at Church at 8:15pm. Cost is $10, cash/check, checks made out to MO Church. Look for details soon regarding this event!
I look forward to seeing you on Friday Night!...its gonna be the BOMB.COM -geoff
Junior High Youth Leader
Mount Olivet Lutheran Church - MPLS Campus
Chancel Choir rehearses every Wednesday 5:30-6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted
October 2 – Wednesday – Chancel Choir rehearsals BEGIN! – 5:30-6:30 p.m. Ø <!--[endif]-->FREE PICNIC dinner after rehearsal – 6:30-7:00
October 9 –Wednesday –regular Chancel Choir rehearsal;Confirmation BEGINS! Ø <!--[endif]-->Dinner in the Youth Center after choir rehearsal $5.00 (available every Wednesday)
October 30 –Wednesday – Costume Night – wear a church-appropriate costume to choir.
November 10 – Sunday – sing at the 11:00 &12:00 services (rehearsal at 10:00); Glory Bells play prelude at 11:00 & 12:00 services
November 22-23 – Friday-Saturday – Chancel Choir retreat at Gustavus College Ø <!--[endif]-->Bus leaves the church on Friday at 5:00 p.m.; return Saturday by 2:00 p.m.
November 27 – Wednesday – Regular Chancel Choir rehearsal (NO confirmation) Ø <!--[endif]-->Chancel Choir Awards Night at Davanni's after choir 6:30-8:15
November 28 – Thursday – Thanksgiving – sing at the 12:00 service (11:00 rehearsal)
December 14 – Saturday – Annual Christmas Concert Dress Rehearsal – 2:00-4:00 p.m. Ø <!--[endif]-->Chancel Choir & Glory Bells attendance is critical - mark your calendar today!
December 15 – Sunday –Annual Christmas Concerts – 3:00 & 5:00 p.m. Ø <!--[endif]-->Featuring Senior, Cathedral, Chancel & Chapel Choirs; Glory & Joy Bells; DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND, THERE WILL AGAIN BE TWO CONCERT TIMES THIS YEAR: 3:00 & 5:00 p.m. (rehearsal at 2:00)
December 18 – Wednesday – Christmas Early Service – 6:00 p.m. service (5:00 rehearsal) Ø <!--[endif]-->Chancel Choir is the featured choir for this special service! $5 turkey dinner for all choir members following the service (6:30-7:00)
December 24 – Christmas Eve – Chancel Choir DOES NOT sing on Christmas Eve
January 1, 2014 – Wednesday –NO Chancel Choir or Glory Bells rehearsal (No confirmation)
January 8, 2014 – Wednesday –Chancel Choir & Glory Bells rehearsals & confirmation resumes
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