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Alleluia Ringers
Bake Sale in conjunction with Craft Fair 
Children's Musical - "All About that Baby"
Choir Start Dates
Christmas Cantata
Contemporary Worship Team
Dinner and Silent Auction
Metropolitan Opera Friday, January 18, 7pm
Soul Ringers
Summer Children's Music Camp July 22-26, 2019, 9-3pm
Summer Children's Chime Camp, 2019
Women's Ensemble
Youth Band

Dear LOC Music Ministry,

I hope you are having a wonderful summer! It’s time to remind you about choir rehearsals and sing praise to the Lord for the new season!

Please mark your calendar!! 

  • Soul Ringers (Youth Hand Bell Choir) rehearsals start Tuesday, September 18, from 5:15pm~6:15pm in the green room.
  • Alleluia Ringers (Hand Bell Choir) rehearsals start Tuesday, September 18, from 6:30pm ~8:00pm in the green room.
  • Women’s Ensemble rehearsals Thursdays, from 5:45pm ~6:30pm in the green room.
  • Chancel Choir rehearsals Thursdays, from 7:00~8:30pm in the sanctuary.

 

We welcome back all former choir members and are delighted to have new ones join us!

What is needed for newcomers? Have Tuesday or Thursday nights FREE, have a teachable spirit, a heart for worship, a desire to grow musically and spiritually, the ability to sing in tune (bell ringers do not have to sing in tune!) I look forward to getting our choirs back into action! Contact Jung Csuy: or 480-832-2449.

 

 

Christmas Cantata – Call for Singers!

I know you have been waiting for the Christmas Cantata date this year! J – Sunday, December 16 at 9am and 10:45am in our Center of Compassion building.

Please participate in this year’s Christmas Cantata and please spread the word. We want to reach everyone who sang with us last year and as many other singers as possible for this beautiful Cantata! All I ask is that, if you are serious about your participation, attend rehearsals and practice a little bit on your own. I assure you that if you commit to eleven weeks of singing in the cantata, you will get hooked! The fellowship and enjoyment of participating in the cantata comes mainly during the rehearsals. J Here are the rehearsal dates: 7-8:30p.m. in the sanctuary

Thursdays, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, Monday-19, Thursday 29,  Monday, Dec. 3, Thursday, Dec. 13 & Saturday, Dec. 15 (dress rehearsal from 9am to 12pm in COC). These dates are coming quickly and we need to put them on the calendar now. Music will be distributed at the Oct. 4th rehearsal at 7pm in the sanctuary.

I look forward to having you sing with us this year! If you have any questions, contact me at 480-832-2449 or

 

 

 

BAKE SALE DONATIONS NEEDED!

There will be a bake sale at the Craft and Art Fair on Saturday, November 17, from 9am to 2pm! We are asking all of the Love of Christ Congregation to please help us out and bring baked goods so that we can raise money for the music ministry budget, and also to make the craft sale fun and a successful event! You can bring pies, brownies, bars, muffins, and cookies. Please mark your calendar to bring the baked goods and drop them off in the COC kitchen on Friday, Nov. 16 between 10am ~ 5pm.

All bake sale proceeds will go to the Music Ministry. Please sign up at the Craft Fair table on Sundays! If you have any questions please contact Jung Csuy:

 

A Christmas Musical for Kids

Come join the Christmas Musical (4 years~8th grade)
All About That Baby: It is a new, sheep-ishly funny story that packs a lot of fun and humor into its presentation. But it never gets away from pointing us back to the true message of that holy night… back to the moment when our Savior was born, bringing great joy, light and life to all people.
Drama & Solo auditions- Green Room
Sunday, September 30th:
for 7-8th grade at 10:10am, right after the 9am service
for 3rd-6th grade at 11:10am, right after Sunday school
(The list of the cast and the soloists will be up on Jung’s office door on Sunday, October 7th.  The selected cast and the soloists need to pick up the CD and the script).
Rehearsals- Green Room
Start on Sunday, October 14th
10:20a.m.-11:15a.m. (7th~8th grade)
11:15a.m.-12:00p.m. (4 years~6th grade)
12:15p.m.-1:00p.m. (Cast rehearsal/7 weeks)
 Dress Rehearsal
The Soloists and Drama team will have an extended rehearsal
Sunday, Nov. 25 from 3pm—6pm.
Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9am ~ 12pm (All CoC stage)
Sunday, Dec. 2nd from 11:15am-12:30pm (All)
Performance in the CoC
Sunday, Dec. 2 at 5pm
Registration forms available at the Children’s Ministry table.
Questions: or 480-832-2449.

 

 

 

Please start thinking about the Music Dinner and Auction on December 6. If you are cleaning out drawers or closets and find any really nice things that you may want to part with, save them in a special spot to donate to the auction!!

We would truly appreciate it ………..we count on our earnings from that event to help out with our music expenses. You might be happy that in return you have an empty closet! If you are a craft person or like to make things, we’d love to have your contributions for the auction. Thanks! Jung Csuy

Christmas is around the corner and so is the annual Music Ministry Christmas Dinner.  Mark your calendars for Thursday, Dec. 6 at 6pm in the COC. We are trying a different, more relaxing approach this year, so no table hosts are needed.  We will still have the wonderful band, Titanium,  whose line-up includes crowd-favorite oldies, Christmas songs and a medley of Queen hits.  The band will be joined this year by our Master of Ceremonies, Tom Osterman, who will serenade us with his well-known impersonations of Neil Diamond, Nat King Cole, and more. Together they will rock the place and provide an evening of top-notch entertainment! 

Besides the entertainment, the night will include a wonderful catered dinner, our annual silent auction and we're adding in raffle items, too.  It's a great opportunity to bring together the whole family and include your friends and neighbors!  Ticket sales will begin November 4th (after each service) and prices are very affordable:  $20 per person, $40 per couple, or $50 per family.  Look for us each week until the day of the event.

 Beyond buying a ticket or two or reserving a table, how can you help?  We are  looking for volunteers to help the night of the event and also need silent auction donations!  Maybe you have a cabin you would donate as a weekend get-away, or you may be a world class chef who can donate a homemade gourmet dinner or you may be an arts & crafts pro who assembles a themed basket full of great things.  We appreciate anything you have to offer.  Please contact Ginny Williams at 602-818-8156 or via email at to sign up as a volunteer, donate auction items or with any questions.  Sign-up sheets for volunteers are already available on the ministry tables.

 The music ministry team relies on this fundraiser so they are able to continue providing great music for LOC's congregation.  Our sincerest  thanks to everyone for helping to make this a five-star event.

 

 

 

“Love Always, Lenny”
Friday, January 18, 2019, 7pm
in the Center of Compassion

Friday, January 18, 2019 is a date you must mark in your calendar… right now! We have the extraordinary privilege of hosting the Phoenix Opera here in our CoC.  They will be performing “Love Always, Lenny” a musical celebration in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein. Some of his music that you may be familiar with is: West Side Story, On the Town and Candide, as well as songs by Gershwin and Copland, who inspired and influenced Bernstein’s compositions.  I feel pretty, I’ve got Rhythm, Summertime, Maria and so much more, including narration and anecdotes by Metropolitan Opera’s Gail Dubinbaum, a favorite Mezzo-Soprano of Maestro Bernstein.

This is a perfect opportunity to enjoy a fabulous evening of wonderful music. You won’t have to go to Phoenix, pay for parking and walk to the opera house.  You can wear fancy clothing or be casual! Our parking lot is FREE!! You can enjoy refreshments at intermission and chat with your friends. You can enrich your soul with this beautiful music in the comfort of Love of Christ Church, something you shouldn’t pass up. 

Ticket sales start on Sunday, Dec. 2 after each service.

$18 per adult, $10 per child (9 years old and above) and $25 at the door (January 18, 2019)

 

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Youth Band

Are you in Jr. or Sr. High and have an interest in sharing your musical gift with others? Then join our Youth Band called, “Elijah and the Shebears”. Contact Jung at  for more info!

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Contemporary Worship Team

Our 9am Contemporary Worship Team leads worship at the 9am service every Sunday. Rehearsals are at 8am before the service.  If you are interested in being part of the group please contact our Contemporary Worship Leader, Kiernan Steiner to set up an audition and interview.  Potential worship team members must have a heart for Jesus, and excellent vocal or instrumental skills. Contact Kiernan at for more info!
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Women’s Ensemble

Join our Women's Ensemble...Rehearsals are Thursdays from 5:45pm ~6:30pm in the green room. If you would like to “make a joyous noise unto the Lord” please contact Jung Csuy at . This vocal ensemble performs in the worship services 1~2 times per month.


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Chancel Choir

The Chancel provides choral music for the 10:30am traditional service from September (Thursday after Rally Sunday) to May. Rehearsals are Thursdays from 7:00~8:30pm in the sanctuary. The music styles represent traditional classical worship music as well as gospel, spirituals, folk-based and ethnic traditional music, and festival pieces with brass, string instruments, piano, choir and soloists, as well as hymn arrangements. The music reflects the theme of the service and the church year calendar. We would love to have you join us in song and fellowship! Contact Jung Csuy at 480-832 2449 or   if you are interested in joining.
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Alleluia Ringers

Alleluia Ringers (Bell choir) rehearsals are held Tuesdays from 6:30pm ~8:00pm in the green room! We are very eager to have you and will help you to learn ringing techniques.This group of musicians prepares pieces that enrich the Sanctuary worship, serving as the prelude or special anthems or accompanying hymns and choir anthems. If you are interested in joining, contact Jung Csuy at 480-832 2449 or .  

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Soul Ringers
Youth Bell Choir Tuesdays 5:15-6:15pm

 

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Summer Children's Chime Camp, July 29~August 1, 2019, 4~6PM

The Chime Choir is a wonderful way for kids with some music experience to learn more about music, have fun, and learn about working together to praise God through music.

 This chime choir is for children going into 4th grade and older. 

The rehearsal begins July 29~ August 1 from 4:00 ~ 6:00pm in the Green Room.  This time is dedicated to learning music reading concepts and repertoire for performances at the 9 am and 10:30 am services on Sunday, August 4th. 

A light dinner will be provided.

If you are interested in joining, please contact Jung Csuy at 480-832 2449 or email at

     

 

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