Music Ministry News

Choir Notes!  

All are invited for the fun, beautiful music and great singing at ABVM!  Come join one of the many musical groups we have at Assumption Parish. Below are our start-up dates and details. Please contact Lori Jacob, Julie Staudacher or Doug Wolford for more information and sign up. We are looking forward to an exciting fall season in the Music Ministry!

Adult Choir

Lori Jacob:  MissLoriV@aol.com   |   Julie Staudacher:  juliest64@gmail.com   |   Doug Wolford: dougwolford84@gmail.com

 

“Full Choir” – Sing at the 11:00 AM Mass, the first three weekends of each month.  We receive online prep material the week before and rehearse from 10:00-11:00 AM on the 3 Sundays.  Meet in the CAC downstairs.  Separate harmony sectionals are scheduled as needed at a time convenient for those singers. Contact Lori Jacob for more details and signup. Ages 9th grade on up.  First Rehearsal:  Sunday,  September 8th, 10:00 AM

“Contemporary Choir” – Sings at the Saturday night 5:30 PM Mass each week. We rehearse at 4:00 PM each Saturday in church.  Contact Julie Staudacher for more details and signup. Ages 9th grade on up. This group sings year-round.  Come join us!

“Worship Team” – Sings at the Sunday night 5:30 PM Mass on the 2nd and the 4th Sunday each month.  We receive online prep material the week before and rehearse from 4:00 to 5:30 PM the 2nd and the 4th Sunday in church. Contact Doug Wolford for more details and signup. Ages 8th grade on up.  First Rehearsal: Sunday, September 8th, 4:00 PM

“ABVM Praise Band”This group of instrumentalists play for the 11:00 AM Mass year around.  They also accompany the Worship Team’s Sunday night 5:30 PM Mass a couple times a month.  If you are an instrumentalist and want to be a part, contact Lori Jacob.  Rehearsals are Sundays at 10:00 AM in the CAC, the first 3 Sundays of each month. Additional rehearsals will be scheduled during the week once a month to rehearse/arrange that month’s material.

ABVM’S Resurrection Choir – If you are available for a flexible schedule, consider joining this dedicated group of singers that provide beautiful music for our funerals at ABVM.  When requested, this group sings for 11am funerals.  We have binders for you with all the time treasured music, and meet 10:15 for rehearsal the day of the funeral.  There is a call chain usually 3 days before the funeral to let you know when the Resurrection Choir is requested.  Contact Lori Jacob at MissLoriV@aol.com to be on our call list and join us for the funeral and the luncheon.  Your voices and presence is truly appreciated.

“Handbell Choir” – A seasonal choir that has 2 sessions, a fall and spring. We have 6 rehearsals, every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:45 PM in church, beginning October 1st.  We perform at the November 10th 11:00 AM Mass. An additional rehearsal will be held Tuesday November 19th.  We perform again on December 1st, the first week of advent at the 11:00 AM Mass.  Members must be able to read music. This choir requires extensive rehearsal at home as well.  Contact Lori Jacob for more details and signup.  Ages 9th grade on up.  First Rehearsal:  Tuesday, October 1, 2019 in church.

“Christmas Choir” ­– A seasonal choir that sings at the December 24th, 2019 10:00 PM Christmas Eve Mass, beginning with a hymn sing at 9:30 PM. There are 3 rehearsals for this seasonal choir: December 4, 11, and 18.  Wednesday evenings 7:00-9:00 PM in church. Contact Lori Jacob for more details and signup.  Ages 9th grade on up.  First Rehearsal: Wednesday, December 4th, 7:00 PM in church.

“Worship Screen Techs” – This ministry runs the screens for all of the services at ABVM.  This group typically serves one mass each month. This is open to ages 6th grade on up. A great tween-teen ministry group!  Contact Lori Jacob for more details, training and signup.  This group serves year around, so come join us!!

Handbell Choir:

children choir

“Children’s Choir” – Sings the 4th Sunday 11:00 AM Mass each month.  We rehearse the 2nd and the 4th Sunday each month in church from 12:00-12:45 PM. This choir also sings for the Christmas Eve 4:00 PM Mass.  Contact Lori Jacob for more details and signup.  Ages K – 7th grade.  First Rehearsal:  Sunday, September 8th, 12:00 PM in church

Even if you can only commit for one semester at a time, we would love to have you join us. So think about sharing your talent with us creating beautiful music in our wonderful church!

Thank you,

Lori Jacob