The Carolers are open to first through fifth/sixth graders. The Carolers are learning to lead worship and are really working at developing their musical skills. They are learning how to read music on the printed page, how to sing in parts, and how to play counter rhythms with each other on the drums. Carolers serve as leaders of worship and prayer by singing anthems, leading processionals, teaching new songs to the congregation, and sharing their songs with the community outside the church.
Rehearsals are Sunday mornings from 9:00 - 9:45 .m. in the Choir Room. Carolers sing about seven to eight times a year during the 11:00 a.m. worship service.
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You and your children are invited to register for our annual Winter Retreat at Grotonwood in Groton, MA! The retreat spans from Friday night January 25, through Sunday morning January 27. This year, we will be working on a presentation for our new winter Epiphany Term, which will be a collaboration between the church school and the music ministry to explore the theme of inequality as it affects us.
The weekend will also include fun, food, gym, snow, games, fellowship, and perhaps some quiet time for our wonderful parents!
Prices are $80 per child ages 7-13; $110 for ages 14-adult; children under 6 for free; $325 maximum per family. Meals and lodging are included! Make checks payable to United Parish in Brookline. You must register and pay the church by Sunday, January 20 to guarantee your family’s spot.
Learn more and sign up here.
It’s been a wonderfully rich and deeply meaningful summer as we explored the images of God in our midst, but next week worship will return to the Sanctuary as we kick off the 2018-2019 program year. We welcome you all to join us for music, Bible study, worship, and fellowship.
9:00am – Carolers and Youth Choir Orientation (Parlor)
9:45am – Church School Convocation (Sanctuary)
10:00am – Adult Drop-In Bible Study (Deepening Room)
10:00am – Chancel Choir Rehearsal (Choir Room/Sanctuary)
11:00am – Worship and Blessing of the Backpacks (Sanctuary)
12:00pm – All-Parish Potluck Cookout (Front Lawn)
Back to school season means it’s time to register for church school and music programs for children and youth. You can learn more about the different educational for children and youth and musical offerings here. All are welcome! Registration packets have been mailed. If you didn’t get one or need extra forms, you can pick up a packet before or after worship, or download the forms below. Contact Associate Pastor, Amy Norton (email@example.com) or Minister of Music, Susan DeSelms (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Registration Form (one per child)