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Every Friday, 12:00 noon and 5:00 p.m.
outdoor carillon recital will be presented every Friday at 12:00 noon and 5:00 p.m.
DAYTON GAY MEN’S CHORUS CONCERT
Saturday, December 5, 6:00 p.m.
Kathy Clark, Artistic Director
Members of The Dayton Gay Men’s Chorus are committed to living their mission by challenging themselves to continually reach for excellence in choral music. Offering a broad repertoire in a variety of visible and accessible venues, they forge community partnerships and educate the community at large about the value of diversity. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $25 or from a member of the chorus. For more information visit Daytongaymenschorus.org.
ADVENT DINNER, CHORAL PROGRAM, PLAY
Sunday, December 6
5:00 p.m. – Potluck Dinner (no reservations required)
5:45 p.m. – Informal Choral Program and Play
Genesis Singers, Cherub, Calvin, and Knox Choirs
The annual Advent/Christmas Potluck dinner will be held Sunday, December 6, at 5:00 p.m., in Fellowship Hall. Please bring a salad, side dish, or dessert to feed 10-12 people. If you cannot bring food, you may make a financial contribution to help defray costs of the main course. Anyone who is 70 years young or more will be considered a guest at this dinner and does not need to bring food. Roast turkey breast with apple cider pan gravy, macaroni and cheese, beverages, and table service will be provided.
At 5:45 p.m. there will be a program of music and drama. Participants include
the Knox Choir, children’s choirs, and children from Pre-K − 8th grade who
will perform a short play titled "How the Angels Saved the Savior's Day." Did
you know that even angels don't always get it right the first time? Learn the
story behind the story of the birth of baby Jesus. Let your imagination take
flight along with a heavenly host of angels set to land on stage in Fellowship
Hall on December 6.
This is an event for everyone, not just parents and grandparents of program
participants. Bring your friends and neighbors!
SERVICE OF LESSONS AND CAROLS
Sunday, December 13
All choirs participating
NOONDAY CAROL SING
Friday, December 18
12:00 p.m. – Handbell Music
12:10-12:40 p.m. – Carol singing by all and choral music by the Xenia High School Choir.
Eric Neuenschwander, Director
Lunch follows; reservations not required
FESTAL WORSHIP—BRASS AND CHOIR
Sunday, December 20
Brass music by Oakwood Brass
Sunday, December 20
The Dayton Philharmonic Chamber Chorus and Orchestra
Neal Gittleman, Music Director
Hank Dahlman, Chorus Director
For tickets call Ticket Center Stage (937) 228-3630
CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES
Thursday, December 24
4:00 p.m. - Christmas in the Stable
Family Oriented Service
Genesis Singers, Cherub and Calvin Choirs
9:20 p.m. - Prelude
10:00 p.m. - Christmas in the Cathedral
Traditional Candlelight Service
Westminster Choir, Carillon Bells, Te Deum Ringers
PRESBYTERIAN HERITAGE SUNDAY
Sunday, January 31
With the Miami Valley Pipes and Drums
TAIZÉ SERVICES AND LIGHT SUPPERS
Meditative services of songs and prayers in candlelight
Visit the Taizé page for more information.
February 10, 2016
12:10 p.m. – Service
12:40 p.m. – Lunch (reservations not required)
6:00 p.m. – Service
6:40 p.m. – Light Supper (reservations not required)
2016 -- February 17, 24, March 2, 9, 16
:00 p.m. – Service
6:40 p.m. – Supper (reservations not required)
Sunday, March 6
EASTER SUNDAY, MARCH 27
Identical Services—9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Westminster Choir, Oakwood Brass with timpani
ORGAN RECITAL BY JERRY TAYLOR
Sunday, April 3
Music for Eastertide
Featuring “The Way to Emmaus”- Weinberger
Elizabeth Wareham, Soprano
FESTIVAL OF HYMNS
Sunday, April 17
When in Our Music God Is Glorified
Oakwood Brass, Genesis Singers, Cherub, Calvin, Knox, and Westminster Choirs
NOONDAY ORGAN RECITALS
Thursdays in May
May 5 - Trudy Faber
Professor of Music Emeritus, Wittenburg University;
Covenant Presbyterian Church, Springfield
May 12 - Brent Manley
Retired music teacher, Xenia Schools;
Music staff, Westminster Church (Carillon Bells and accompanist)
May 19 - Eric Knorr, Trumpet; John Neely, Organ
Eric Knorr is retired Principal Trumpet, United States Air Force Band
of Flight; Adjunct music faculty, University of Dayton and Central State
University; and founder of Oakwood Brass
John Neely is Associate Pastor for Music, Westminster Church, and
Music Director, Bach Society of Dayton
May 26 - Christi Wilson
Westminster Choir member and staff accompanist; freelance organist
Lunch follows each recital; reservations not required.
KNOX CHOIR SEND-OFF CONCERT
Sunday, June 26, 11:30 a.m.
A farewell concert as the Knox Choir (grades 7-12) prepares to leave for a 10-day concert tour of Scotland
MADD DAYS AT WESTMINSTER
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Music, Art, Dance, Drama Day Camp
Grades 3-8 (as of fall 2016)
Choir, Handbells, Orff Instruments, Dance, Drama
Visit the MADD Days page for more information or to register online.