Sunday, September 11, 2011

9 Sep

We are coming up on a meaningful anniversary this Sunday: 10 years after September 11, 2001. Churches all over the country will be holding special services in remembrance of those who lost their lives. Redwine will be having a reading and candle lighting in each of our services.

 

The choir is singing at the 11:00 service and will be sharing the Robert Lowry hymn, “Nothing But the Blood.” Living 1826-1899, Lowry was an American minister and prolific hymn writer, composing hymns that are still popular to this day, including “Shall We Gather at the River?” and “How Can I Keep from Singing?” Although it was written more than 100 years ago, “Nothing But the Blood” holds a timeless truth.  Only Jesus can cleanse us and set us free from sin.

 

1. What can wash away my sin?
Nothing but the blood of Jesus;
What can make me whole again?
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

Chorus: Oh! Precious is the flow
That makes me white as snow;
No other fount I know,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

2. For my pardon, this I see,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus;
For my cleansing, this my plea,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.
(Repeat chorus)

3. Nothing can for sin atone,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus
Naught of good that I have done,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.
(Repeat chorus)

4. This is all my hope and peace,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus;
This is all my righteousness,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.
(Repeat chorus)

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9 Sep

After a meeting about keeping the content current on the church website, I realized I should do a better job of keeping this page up to date! I will try to post up reminders of our practices, as well as information about the songs that we sing. Thanks for reading!

Christmas Choir Practice Reminders

7 Nov

Hello Everyone,

 

It’s been a while since I posted on this blog, but I wanted to give another reminder of our Christmas schedule. I am very excited about starting our rehearsals! I think this year will be a wonderful program, and I’m looking forward to hearing what our choir can do!

On December 19th, we are having our Christmas Program. It will begin at 10:30 and be an all music and bible reading service. Here is the rehearsal schedule:
Nov. 7: Meet at 10:30 to practice for the 11:00 service, evening practice from 6-7pm
Nov. 14: Practice from 6-7pm
Nov. 21: Practice from 6-7pm
Dec. 5: Practice from 6-7pm
Dec 12: Practice from 6-7pm
We will not practice the Sunday after Thanksgiving. In addition to our Sunday morning program, we will be singing at the Christmas Eve service, which will begin at 6pm on Christmas Eve, which is a Friday this year. We will include the music for Christmas Eve in our practices.
Also, we will have a caroling service project with the youth and children. After each choir practice, if you want to participate, we will learn 2-part Christmas Carols for 15 minutes. In December we will travel to homes such as Peachtree Plantation and share the carols with the people there! If you have any ideas, or know anyone who would like a visit, please let me know. Again, the children and youth will be welcome to participate in this, please encourage your children to come! Let’s keep the tradition of caroling alive!

Redwine Favorites

19 May

A few years ago, Jan polled the congregation on their favorite songs that we have sung in church. I thought I would use this blog to ask something similar.🙂

What is your favorite song that you have sung in choir/heard our choir sing? And if you feel like elaborating, (optional) why was it special to you? If you have more than one favorite, that’s okay too!

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Schedule for the month of June

19 May

I wanted to go ahead and let you know in advance the schedule for the music in June, as it will be different than normal. As always, thanks for all you do for the music at Redwine!

June 6: Choir will sing at the 11:00 service, practicing at 10:30. We will not practice May 30th due to the holiday weekend.
June 13: VBS Sunday, no choir or Crosswinds. Choir practice in the evening at 6:00pm.
June 20: Father’s Day and Mike’s last Sunday. We will have both choir and Crosswinds. Choir Practice in the evening at 6:00.
June 27: Choir will sing the 11:00 service and practice in the evening at 6:00.

Short version for reference:
June 6: Choir
June 13: VBS music
June 20: Choir and Crosswinds
June 27: Choir

Music for Sunday 2/14

10 Feb

Hi Everyone,

I apologize for not updating this site as frequently!

I wanted to remind everyone that we will have choir this week even though we didn’t have practice this past Sunday due to the Super Bowl. We will meet at 10:40 and rehearse briefly. Please be there a bit early so we can start right on 10:40!  Here is the music for this week:

CTW: At the Name of Jesus – 168 Hymnal
Congregational: All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name – 154 Hymnal
Special: My Jesus I Love Thee – #6 in Hymns for Praise and Worship (Green book)
Closing: My Tribute – 99 Hymnal

More about these songs after the break.

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Sunday Morning Practice Schedule

18 Dec

In order to prevent any confusion, here’s the schedule for Sunday morning:

9am: **No service** Erin arrives to set up instruments and open sanctuary

9:30: Choir rehearsal in sanctuary until 10:15

9:30: Youth Woodwind quartet in Whit’s office

10:15: Choir take a break until 10:30

10:15: Crosswinds run through

10:30: Service starts

And for the evening…

5:45: Jacob practice the shepherd song

6:00-6:45: Choir practice for Christmas Eve

6:45: Tori practice for Joseph song

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