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SC24 Conference Choir

By April 2, 2024April 15th, 2024No Comments

“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” –Col. 3:16

Many thanks to John Heaton, Head of New Covenant Schools in Lynchburg, VA in spearheading our conference choir effort and to Michael Attaway, Fine Arts Director at Covenant School of Dallas, for his part in our many conversations about enlivening our arts options.

 

FIRST-EVER SUMMER CONFERENCE CHOIR!

We are pleased to announce a new form of celebrating truth, goodness, and beauty at this year’s summer conference – introducing our first conference choir experience. 

We know God has blessed us with many beautiful voices in our midst, and we invite you to share yours. We hope this choir will not only enrich our worship but will also be a refreshing time for those singers in our midst! 

Melissa Bailey, choir director at New Covenant Schools, will lead SCL’s first foray into developing a conference choir. We need singers willing to lead us together from the stage in classic hymns and beautiful choral music. 

Performance Details —

Available to perform at all four mainstage sessions:

  • Four total worship segments, each lasting approximately 10 minutes
  • Each singer will be provided music a few weeks ahead of the conference rehearsals
  • We will sing familiar hymns and special music selections  

Requirements for Joining the 2024 Conference Choir —

  • Available to perform at all four mainstage sessions of the conference 
    • Thursday, June 13th; 8:00am & 1:00pm
    • Friday, June 14th; 8:00am & 1:00pm 
  • Available to practice at the Gaylord National Harbor Resort:
    • Wednesday, June 12th, 7-9:30pm 
    • Thursday, June 13th, 7- 7:30am; 9:45- 10:35am 
    • Friday, June 14th, 7- 7:30am 

Next Steps —

  • Complete the Google form to register for this exciting opportunity!  
  • Deadline: April 26, 2024. 
  • You will be contacted via email by Sarah Spencer and Melissa Bailey with next steps on April 30th.  From that point forward, Melissa Bailey will be contacting choir members with specific details and music.  

If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Spencer (sarah@thesocietyforclassicallearning.org).  

We pray the SCL Summer Conference will richly bless you through its teaching.  We pray that it will stir your heart to thankfulness for the good work the Lord is doing in our midst. And we pray you will leave encouraged by the singing of psalms and hymns during our times of corporate worship. 

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