Schedule of Activities
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Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 Services
- 6:30 AM – Sunrise Service: Brass (Trumpets only) & Chancel Choir Ensemble (Hymns 302 & 308 only)
- 8:20 AM – Parrish Bells, Chancel Choir, Brass Ensemble/Orchestra
- 9:45 AM – Wesley singers
- 11:00 AM – Parrish Bells, Chancel Choir & Brass Ensemble/Orchestra
Easter Services Music
- Prelude: “Jesus Christ Is Risen Today!” (Cathy Moklebust arrangement; congregation sings Hymn #302)
- Anthem: “Alleluia, He Lives!”
- Postlude: “Hallelujah Chorus” from Messiah (George F. Handel)
- Hymn #302: “Christ the Lord is Risen Today”
- Hymn #304: “Easter People Raise Your Voices”
- Hymn #308: “Thine Be the Glory”
- Hymns #302 & #308 only at the Sunrise Service
Easter Sunday Morning set-up and rehearsal information
- 7:00 AM – Parrish Bells set up bells.
- 7:15-7:30 AM – Parrish Bells rehearsal of Fanfare and Affirmation.
- 7:30-7:45 AM – Practice Processional Jesus Christ Is Risen Today with Brass/Orchestra and Choir and Hymns #304 and #308.
- 7:45-8:00 AM – Chancel Choir and Brass/orchestra rehearse Alleluia He Lives and Hallelujah Chorus (sung only at 11:00 AM service).
- Run-through of music will be completed by 8:00 AM (or 8:05 AM at the latest).
- Break from 8:05 AM until the start of the 8:30 AM service (be seated by 8:20 AM).
- Uniform for musicians:
- White, long-sleeve shirts,
- Colorful Easter ties/scarfs,
- Dark trousers/skirts.