The Messenger - December 2017 - 2
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The Celebration Band will underscore the 9:30
service with artfully arranged versions of
traditional carols. Combining strings,
woodwinds, drums, keys, and voices, this service
is sure to be a beautiful, joyful celebration of the
Because Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday this
year, we will have one combined worship service
at 10am to celebrate Advent IV. Then, there will
be four worship services at 5, 7, 9, and 11pm,
with beautiful and diverse musical offerings by
Grandview musicians and singers. The 5pm
service is a brief, kid-friendly program to help our
youngest worshippers experience the meaning of
Christmas. The 7pm service is a candlelight
service, thoughtfully designed for families. The
Senior Choir sings at the 9pm traditional
candlelight service, and at 11pm, Liz Fulmer
creates a quiet and informal worship service with
All are welcome to return to Grandview on
Christmas morning, Monday, December 25 to
worship with carols and Communion. Rev. Mary
Merriman will lead this 10am service.
Grandview Sings! Children's
Community Choir Concert
Join us for an entertaining evening of music from
the 17-voice Grandview Sings! Choir on Friday,
December 8, at 7pm in the Grandview sanctuary.
With director Cindy McGary, and pianist, Cindy
Kahler, the choir presents a variety of music of the
season with the themes of Hope, Peace and Light.
Highlights include "All on a Silent Night" with a
cello solo by Carter Burkholder, a member of the
choir. Lighter moments include, "African Gloria"
with drum accompaniment, and the singer's
favorite, "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch!" Invite
your family and friends to this delightful evening of
music. No tickets are required and refreshments are
served after the concert.